A singer/songwriter title usually indicates an individual with an extra creative mind, and Jill Sobule is no exception. Not being happy with big record labels and having two independent ones she was using go bankrupt, Jill decided to take charge. Click here to read more.. »
Intelligence networks today have many technologically advanced methods of passing information from the enemy back to their home bases. Back during the Revolutionary War, a woman named Anna Strong just had her ingenuity and her laundry. Click here to read more.. »
Work of art — or functional pedestrian walkway? You be the judge of this structure crossing the Grand Union Canal in London. The bridge is usually found in it’s “rolled up” octagon shape, but every Friday at noon, it is uncurled to allow pedestrians to cross. It was designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
Thanks to Daniel Nelson graphic designer/web developer for this observation (and, of course, to Abraham Lincoln). Check out Nelson’s website http://www.fromupnorth.com/2012/02/inspirational-quotes-433/
Whether you love large corporations or think they are the bane of our existence, it is difficult to discount the mark Starbucks is making on our economy with their new Create Jobs for USA program. Next time you are in a Starbucks, notice the red, white and blue wristband they are selling for $5 each. Click here to read more.. »
Having been raised back in the days when the stands at sporting events were filled with hundreds of foam fingers on a good day, this does qualify as a different take on the “let’s distract the other team” idea. Giant pictures of celebrities or team fan favorites have graced the stands over the years, but Jack Blankenship took it one step further and landed himself on the Today Show. Click here to read more.. »
Were you able to catch some rays on the Times Square Beach in Manhattan? Never been to that one? Not surprising. It was only there for 24 hours in May 2010. Click here to read more.. »
Creative – YES! Successful – NO! This falls into the category of “What WERE you thinking?” Click here to read more.. »