Hello harried job-hunter! Here’s another reason for recruiters to be nosing through your Facebook page: Academic studies from Northern Illinois University, the University of Evansville, and Auburn University suggest that your Facebook profile can predict on-the-job performance. Researchers say they found a strong correlation between job performance and Facebook profiles that had previously been scored for traits … Read more
Hello ’80s music fan! Damn, That’s a Tiny Chameleon. Gawker provided details on Brookesia micra, perhaps the smallest chameleons in existence. How small, you ask? Small enough to fit on a fingertip, or a match head. The little buggers live on a small, isolated island near Madagascar. Adults grow to only about an inch in length, … Read more
Hello fellow lover of antiquity! The video that you’re about to witness is amazing for several reasons: It’s of an eclipse-predicting computer made out of Legos. And the Lego contraption is based on the Antikythera mechanism, a 2,000-year-old Greek invention that was found in an ancient shipwreck in 1901. When modern-day X-ray tomography revealed the device’s … Read more
Hello there fellow searcher. I want to tell you about an online resource I couldn’t be without. SEOMoz is a must-have for most people in search engine marketing, and this gem of a graphic from them illustrates why. Their chart demonstrates how to get the right balance in SEO using the Goldilocks story as a … Read more
Hello there fellow slacker! Hackertyper.com is another one of those invaluable internet sites that can make it look like you’re doing actual work while you’re actually engaged in “creative” thinking. Just open and start typing. Boom! Instant simulated work for coders! Yes, friends, THIS is why the internetz were invented!