Monthly Archives: August 2014

Linus Torvalds is My Hero

Zachary DuPont is a 6th grader whose school organized a letter-writing project —students wrote a letter and mailed it to their heroes. As you would expect, the students wrote to celebrities. Zachary’s particular celebrity was Linus Torvalds, the man behind … Continue reading

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“Any One of Us Would Have Done It, I Just Happened to be There First”

On 14 August 2014, Fort Myers, Florida, Police Officer Gil Benitez was sent to Bent Creek Loop Road in a lightning storm. Officer Benitez said, “It was raining so hard, I couldn’t even see the stop sign.” There he discovered … Continue reading

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“Babies Discovering Mirrors Compilation” (YouTube)

“Babies Discovering Mirrors Compilation” (YouTube) “In this compilation of babies seeing themselves in mirrors for the first time, we see that they catch on fairly quickly that it’s a reflection of themselves. After all, most of them recognize their mothers … Continue reading

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Brink: Short Film (Vimeo)

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/103411714″>Brink (Short Film)</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/shawnchristensen”>Shawn Christensen</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> Brink: Short Film (Vimeo) “Brink is a minimalist romance amidst floating objects – a love story eloquently framed by a futuristic catastrophe. What would happen if we slowly lost gravity on Earth? … Continue reading

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Hand swallowing cars and traffic (YouTube)

Hand swallowing cars and traffic (YouTube) He must be bored to death to do such a thing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9K8gTQ4S1UU&feature=youtu.be Check out some FREE eBooks about good deeds (and some books for SALE, and some FREE literature discussion guides): http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/bruceb Check out … Continue reading

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“The most honest ‘do not enter’ sign of all time”

Source: “The most honest ‘do not enter’ sign of all time.” Imgur. 23 August 2014 http://imgur.com/gallery/DMCQTSW Check out some FREE eBooks about good deeds (and some books for SALE, and some FREE literature discussion guides): http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/bruceb Check out the rest … Continue reading

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Patrick Stewart’s Response to the Ice Bucket Challenge (YouTube)

Patrick Stewart’s Response to the Ice Bucket Challenge (YouTube) Dignified, and healthy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkO4NIqAMss In the summer of 2014, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge became popular as a way of raising money for and awareness of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral … Continue reading

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Little Dresses for Africa

Lillian Weber, a 99-year-old woman who lives in Iowa, makes a dress each day for the Christian nonprofit organization Little Dresses for Africa, which distributes the dresses to African orphanages, churches, and schools. As of August 2014, she had made … Continue reading

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Andrew Tobias: The Market Is A Barometer

I had a thought.  If the stock market is a barometer, not a thermometer — it measures investor expectations about the future — what economic weather was it predicting in March of 2009? With the Dow at 6,500, was it … Continue reading

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What if Michael Bay Directed “UP”? (YouTube)

What if Michael Bay Directed “UP”? (YouTube) There will be explosions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5KQQWlIgGc Check out some FREE eBooks about good deeds (and some books for SALE, and some FREE literature discussion guides): http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/bruceb Check out the rest of https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/

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