Category: Zotz!

Non Vampire Noir postings

Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — 3 Ways to Communicate So Others Will Listen to You

A while ago, Roger E. Axtell sent an email to the General Manager of his company in Peru. In the message he wrote, “I need to know the number of people in your factory and the number of people in your office broken down by sex.”

The manager dutifully replied: “We have 35 in our factory, 10 in the office and 5 in the hospital — none broken down by sex. Read Full Article

The 21-day Bitcoin Challenge

by Joyce Yang, TechCrunch

How one Chinese woman has tried to thrive in a world increasingly cool to cryptocurrencies.


There is a documentary series currently airing on iQiyi, China’s Netflix equivalent, about a Chinese bitcoin enthusiast who attempts to survive 21 days by merely living on 0.21 bitcoin, or $1,300, without any help or donations.… Read Full Article

Stradivarius Secret Found By Texas Chemist

Music lovers around the world sing the praises of certain violins and cellos that were made more than 300 years ago in the small city of Cremona in northern Italy. The instruments made by Antonio Stradivarius, in particular, are highly regarded and the few hundred that survive today command prices in the millions of dollars.… Read Full Article

Sounds of Cinema 2016

0:00 20th Century Fox Fanfare

0:20 Batman & Robin: Fanfare – Elliott Goldenthal

5:37 Batman Forever: Batterdämmerung – Mouth to mouth nocture – Elliott Goldenthal

9:09 Spider Man: Main Title – Danny Elfman

13:10 Fantasia: Der Zauberlehrling – Paul Dukas / Walt Disney

28:58 Edward Scissorhands: Main Title – Danny Elfman

32:33 Frozen: Let it go – Robert Lopez / Kristen Anderson-Lopez

36:50 Hook: The flight to neverland – John Williams

44:32 Star Trek: End Credits – Jerry Goldsmith

48:11 Star Wars III: Battle of the heroes – John Williams

53:33 Dragonheart: Main Title – Randy Edelman

1:02:04 Wie im Himmel: Gabriella´s Song – Stefan Nilsson

1:06:13 Amistad: Dry your tears, africa – John Williams

1:13:22 Gladiator: Suite – Hans Zimmer

1:23:40 Gladiator: Now we are free – Hans Zimmer / Lisa Gerad

1:29:34 Tribute von Panem: Hangin´Tree – James Newton… Read Full Article

NASA will pay you up to $750,000 to come up with a way to turn CO2 into other molecules on Mars

by Mike Wehner, BGR News

When NASA launches manned missions to space they have to bring just about everything along with them. You can’t reach out into space for resources when you’re cruising in orbit aboard the International Space Station, and the Apollo missions to the Moon didn’t attempt to turn anything on the lunar surface into anything useful for the trip.… Read Full Article