We have to be smart enough to keep AI from creating more powerful generations of itself without our permission. Unless we as a nation start placing a higher value on human intelligence, and rethinking our currently ineffective educational system, we might not be able to tell when AI is getting the last laugh. Continue reading
It might not sound that important, but back then, there was a feeling that terrorists not only took away our skyline and businesses and families, but that maybe they had stolen what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor.
It might not sound that important, but there was a feeling that terrorists took away what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor. Continue reading
The picture says it all. Quick Takes Bits from our Social Media Sites in Case You Missed them This song really shouldn’t be as relevant today as it is.
Perhaps your doctor hasn’t mentioned it, but you have Behavioral Immune Syndrome (BIS). And so does everyone else, and so do most animals on Earth, and BIS can lead to deadly consequences. Continue reading
Yep. The words in the headline are all connected. Check out the article we worked in that appeared on the CNN Op-Ed section this week: Continue reading
This week in 1954, the U.S. Senate voted 67 to 22 in favor to “condemn” paranoid, communist-hunting Senator Joseph McCarthy for “conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” Because the resolution used the seemingly unenforceable term condemn rather than censure, McCarthy’s supporters on the Senate floor erupted into laughter. Within moments, … Continue reading
“Our land is everything to us… I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it – with their lives.” ~John Wooden Legs, Cheyenne (This Memorial Day, let’s remember all the warriors who have fallen for this land.) ***
April is National Stress Awareness Month! And from the looks of things, April is going to be our longest month on record. Are you stressed? Of course you are – with thanks to the Mayo Clinic, here’s how you can prove it to yourself: Common effects of stress on your body: Headache … Continue reading
I got some animal crackers and the box said ‘Do not eat if seal is broken.’ So I opened up the box, and sure enough…” ~Brian Kiley ***
Some of the smartest people around are completely stressed out and really really smart. So, we’re celebrating National Winston Churchill Day! Some of our favorite Churchill utterances: Lady Astor to Winston Churchill: ‘If you were my husband I’d poison your brandy.’ Churchill: ‘If you were my wife I’d drink it.’ “An appeaser is … Continue reading