Monthly Archive: January 2015

High-speed cameras & rain drops

Very cool study on raindrops, hopefully one day we will know exactly why rain smells amazing! Until then, at least we know that it releases “bacteria, pathogens, and contaminants.” Read about it here:


13- 3 Tips for Great Lunch Conversation

The questions “Why you should eat with your co-workers?”, “Who to eat with?”, and “Where to eat?” were answered in previous posts. Now, you may be wondering, “What should I talk about during the meal?” Eating with your colleagues is perhaps the best opportunity to build your relationships and give and provide feedback on a variety of work and non-work related issues. If you google “what not to talk about at work,” you will find...


12- Avoiding Check Chicken

In the last few posts, you learned 1) why it is so important to eat with your co-workers, 2) that it doesn’t matter where you eat, and 3) to be genuine in your discussions during the meal. This post will address the controversial topic of “who pays the check” if you do elect to go out to eat at a restaurant and not in the office. When two cars race toward each other, the first...


Found: An Ancient Metal Alloy – Orichalcum

While searching the wreckage of a ship that sank 2,600 years ago, divers found 39 ingots of orichalcum, an ancient brass-like metal alloy that, according to Plato’s Critias Dialogue, covered citadel walls on Atlantis. Makes me wonder how many other forgotten treasures lay in the vastly-unexplored Oceans. Read more from Discovery News here.