Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — 3 Critical Characteristics of a Real Leader’s Passion

The new family in the neighborhood overslept and the six-year old daughter missed her school bus.  The father, though late for work, agreed to drive her if she’d direct him. They rode several blocks before she told him to turn … Continue reading

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [9/20]

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)   Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer … Continue reading

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#12]

<Original Source> The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories. The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population … Continue reading

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#13]

<Original Source> The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories. The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population … Continue reading

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [8/20]

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)   Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer … Continue reading

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I, The Jury – “Obie Jones, a Bachelor in Paradise” [Part 66]

Penelope—“This morning I went shopping, and then I went to the Museum of Modern Art. They have a marvelous new exhibit there. After which I had lunch at the Plaza: Palm Court—eggs Benedict. A few minutes before three o’clock I … Continue reading

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A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly Impossible to Detect

by Maddie Stone | GIZMODO <Original Source>  Over fifty years ago, physicist Freeman Dyson proposed an awesome, if slightly insane, idea: That an advanced alien civilization might construct a massive, energy-harvesting sphere around its star, and bunk up inside. Scientists … Continue reading

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#14]

<Original Source> The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories. The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population … Continue reading

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [7/20]

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)   Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer … Continue reading

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California’s savior: China’s president Xi Jinping

By Joe Mathews | Opinion | SFGATE <Original Source> Photo: Industrial Light & Magic / Associated Press A scene from “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” It sold $298.5 billion in tickets in China, the nation’s top-grossing film.   Dear President Xi … Continue reading

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WEIRD LOVE: You Know You Want It!!!

WEIRD LOVE YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT (CRAIG YOE BOOKS) HARDCOVER THIS BOOK COLLECTS ISSUES: SEE DESCRIPTION PUBLISHER: IDW COMICS PAGES: 160 COLOR or B&W: COLOR CONDITION: NEW DESCRIPTION: (W) Joe Gill (A) Various (CA) Ogden Whitney Your Valentine likes … Continue reading

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#15]

<Original Source> The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories. The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population … Continue reading

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [6/20]

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)   Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer … Continue reading

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Unstoppable: China’s Secret Plan to Subvert Taiwan [Part 2]

By J. Michael Cole | The National Interest <Original Source> There is a convoluted network of companies and organizations that could be involved in Beijing’s “onion layer” strategy. Other events, such as the “Promoting Cultural Integration and Increasing Cultural Identity” … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day, Thursday March 26, 2015

What did Johnny Nelson of Sky Sports say about the retiring boxer Audley Harrison? Love him or loathe him, you would watch him (Harrison) because he knows how to sell a fight. He’s just been good for the sport.

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Unstoppable: China’s Secret Plan to Subvert Taiwan [Part 1]

By J. Michael Cole | The National Interest <Original Source> There is a convoluted network of companies and organizations that could be involved in Beijing’s “onion layer” strategy. Mao Zedong reportedly once said that warfare is 70 percent political. Arguably, … Continue reading

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [5/20]

Inside a hotel in Germany. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)   Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer … Continue reading

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#16]

<Original Source> The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories. The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population … Continue reading

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