Saturday, August 27, 2011

Youth smoking ants to get high
(The National)
More than a third of children and some as young as 13 have smoked the native samsum ant as a substitute for illegal substances such as marijuana, a senior UAE health official has warned. Smoking the red ant gives a similar sensation to smoking marijuana and sniffing glue because of the high concentration of formic acid found in the ants.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

China 2011 Videos

I did not take a lot of videos in China, but here are a few of the ones I did take.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Why Pierre de Fermat is the patron saint of unfinished business
( "Fermat's Last Theorem, jotted in the margins of an ancient Greek mathematical text by Pierre de Fermat in 1637, vexed mathematicians for 358 years before it was solved. "

Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?
( "This sort of decision fatigue can make quarterbacks prone to dubious choices late in the game and C.F.O.’s prone to disastrous dalliances late in the evening. It routinely warps the judgment of everyone, executive and nonexecutive, rich and poor — in fact, it can take a special toll on the poor. Yet few people are even aware of it, and researchers are only beginning to understand why it happens and how to counteract it."

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Hyper-Realistic Acrylic Body Painting
(My Modern Metropolis) Innovative DC artist applies acrylic paint on real people to make them look like they're in a painting. You HAVE to see this!