Weekend Reading

Is Donald Trump Actually Trying to Win? So it’s not surprising that Trump has undertaken a major shakeup of his campaign, hiring Bannon and promoting the pollster Kellyanne Conway. Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort has effectively been demoted. Not suggesting he should be taken lightly, but he makes so much noise so randomly, is his gameplan something else entirely? This Is How To Get Healthy: 6 Research-Backed Secrets You want to know how to get healthy? Eat better, exercise and get more sleep… But you don’t need me to tell you that. You know that. So is health just a matter of biology? Nope. Research shows living well is more than marathons and what you put in your mouth. If only …

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Nabisco’s X-Rated Toy Scandal of 1971 No one at Nabisco’s corporate headquarters in New York City had any idea why members of the National Organization for Women were lined up outside. The truth is always stranger than fiction. ALWAYS. For many in my fearful, frustrated generation, “having it all” means opting out of monogamy The Daily Mail would have you believe that polyamory is all wild orgies. Think more tea and washing up rotas. Polyamory, if you believe the news­papers, is the hot new lifestyle option for affectless hipsters with alarming haircuts, or a sex cult, or both. A great article on a topic dear to my heart. What I Learned Working With Jony Ive’s Team On The Apple Watch Meet Bob …

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It’s time for people to stop telling bisexuals to ‘pick a team’ The comments made on Celebrity Big Brother about bisexuality come as no surprise; being told to ‘pick a team’ is a throw-away comment and I’m sure that like most banter it feels harmless to say, but it’s hurtful to hear. The next big thing in space business is tiny rockets Back in June, NASA tested a booster for the most powerful rocket it has ever tried to build, the Space Launch System (SLS). The booster alone was more than 150 feet long, producing 3.6 million pounds of force, and reaching temperatures of nearly 6,000°F during a ground test in Promontory, Utah. Watch Over 1,000 Robots Dance Since Robots …

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Found in song

Walking in silence through the nest of headphone cables, dodging pigeons and detritus as she picks her way through the tangle of closed minds. She lets her ear guide her on days like today, days where she doesn’t need a place to hide away. She walks past shops whilst buses and taxis produce their every day noise. Roaming where she wants to, from busy streets to quieter parks. Over head the birds sing out and the wind cries as it rustles leaves, sweeping through the trees. Kites on a string reach the highest heights. She keeps to herself, just trying to keep her head screwed on, philosophising some. She stops to sit on a bench that is picked out for …

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Hillary Clinton’s husband wore a fetching pantsuit to honor her nomination for US president Tuesday night (July 26), Bill Clinton, the husband of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to honor his wife’s historic achievement. Why Men Should Embrace Shorts I fucking love a man in shorts. I consider a hairy stick leg poking out of a freshly cut jort pornographic; a muscular thigh wrapped in linen a kind of erotica. This isn’t a preference; it’s a passion. Google is seeking thick Scottish accents Google, aware of how the rolled “r” and thick tones of Scottish accents baffle voice recognition software, feels his pain. And the company is trying to do something about it. …

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