Tag: how

After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, Kottke posted this video from a few years back of Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe dissecting how news media reports on mass killings like this. Reminds me a bit about a section in the book It’s Not News, It’s Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off […]

how-google-builds-its-maps

I know it’s a bit old, but I just got around to reading Mashable’s very insightful article on how Google actually gets its mapping technology right. It’s not an after-thought at all to the search giant — Maps is vital to their business and getting it accurate and reliable in their users’ eyes is top priority. […]

You have to be raised in an Asian family to understand this. LOL

I never knew that slushie machines actually got down to below-freezing temperatures. I always thought they just got real close to freezing temperatures and that was why we saw bits of ice instead of solid pieces forming. I dunno if this “breaks the laws of physics” as the video states, but it’s good to know […]