Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up As We Age?

There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes, but with hard work, there are no limits. 

- Michael Phelps


 Vacuous. Venal. The family that warped a generation: As the curtain falls on the infamous reality show, SARAH VINE — mother of a teenage girl — says Keeping Up With The Kardashians has done more to set back feminism than anything else this century Daily Mail 

Why Australia’s $75 Million Arts Rescue Package Is A Mess

“The recipients will be selected by Department [of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications] officials. Their proposals must be ‘efficient, effective, economical and ethical’.” (Which means … ?) “And, perhaps most crucially, … the final say on where the grants go will be placed in the hands of the federal minister for the arts” rather than any arm’s-length panel. – The Conversation

Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up As We Age?

To a ten-year-old child a year is a tenth of her existence, and thus feels like something of a stretch. For someone who’s twice her age a year is only a twentieth of the time they’ve already had, and by the time you get to 60, well, I’d say it doesn’t bear thinking about were it not for the fact that thinking about it is all you do once you get to a certain age … – The Critic

Bidet sales: the current countercyclical asset.  It’s not just suburban real estate, Big Tech, and food service delivery.

U.S. officials have for the first time approved a design for a small commercial nuclear reactor, and a Utah energy cooperative wants to build 12 of them in Idaho.

1955 University of Chicago Ph.D. price theory exam, chaired by Milton Friedman.  Can you guess who got the best grade?  How well would you do?

““Nothing says white privilege like trying to orchestrate your own cancellation,” tweeted Sofia Quintero, a writer and activist from the Bronx.”  Link here

Giving your partner the silent treatment isn't harmless — it can be devastating

”Statistically, one in three houses in Queensland, Australia, has one [a python] in their roof,” Brown said.”

The origins of wheelchair basketball