Monday, October 10, 2011

After the Big Bang, Polk and Einstein rejuvenate Motown

- The five stages of the universe.  Stages three, four and five (which make up a vast majority of the timeline) won't be much fun:
http://www.fathom.com/course/10701055/session1.html


- Ten tech concepts you have always wanted to learn:
http://lifehacker.com/5845665/top-10-tech-concepts-you-always-wanted-to-learn-about-but-never-did


- Top five scientists.  Let's replace Turing with Isaac Newton (how the heck do you make a top scientist list without Newton!?!?) and let's replace Linus Pauling with Michael Farraday.  The rest I can live with:
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=17431792&nid=968


- How much do the top tech companies pay their employees?  Search by company and city:
http://techcompanypay.com/


- Name the 44 U.S. presidents in ten minutes.  I got 41 out of 44.  I struggle with the presidents from 1836 to 1860 and the presidents from 1876 to 1896.  There were some real lemons during those two time-frames:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/games/Trivia-US-Presidents.html


- Is the city of Detroit finally starting to turn it around?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204294504576617280722057142.html?mod=e2tw
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2011-10-09/detroit-comeback-lions/50713354/1



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