New Age twit meets science. Science wins.
Once in a while, I toy with the notion of becoming a twit on Twitter, then Twitter convinces me to slowly back away.
In my local rag, Bernadette Kinlaw takes on corporate doublespeak. A snippet:
Management had plans “to leverage internal efficiencies by enlisting external resources, thus driving a reduction in operating costs, thereby enhancing shareholder value.”
How would you interpret that?
We’re laying off people to save money and please our stockholders.
I worked in corporate America for a long time and I learned that long words and convoluted language meant one or both of two things: emptiness and treachery.
Do read the rest.
You can rephrase the title of this post loosely as “git ‘r done.”
Honest to Pete, you can’t make this stuff up:
The National Transportation Safety Board said a GoPro video camera was found near the plane’s wreckage in Watkins, about 25 miles east of Denver. Recordings on the device showed the pilot and a passenger were taking “self-photographs” with their cellphones, using the flash during the plane’s takeoff roll, intitial climb and flight, the NTSB said.
And, in related news of the narcissistic . . .
H/T Susan for an outstanding instance of instand.
In search of the elusive one who’s born every minute.
Bigfoot enthusiast Tom Biscardi, who runs the website Searching for Bigfoot, is planning an initial public offering to pump cash into his quest for the (let’s face it) mythical beast, according to the Wall Street Journal.
As stated in his filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Biscardi hopes that selling stock in Bigfoot Project Investments will raise $3 million, the Journal reported.
Honest to Pete, you can’t make this stuff up.
Where does Fox News find these people?