So, you are considering switching jobs to reach a new level or get a better salary. I’m sure that you already connected to Monster.com and LinkedIn. But you may need a few more resources to improve your chances. I have few unusal ideas to help: BestJobs will find you interesting job offers in Europe. Creating… Read More
This is an exceptionally precise and understandable presentation of the knowledge amassed about the Fukushima dramatic events since 11th March 2011. On April 17, 2011, Robert Budnitz, Ed Morse and Tom McKone discussed Japan’s nuclear crisis. I recommend their comments (including the web sites they list in the end of the presentation). YouTube link Listed… Read More
There are many good reasons to check a company profile. I can immediately think about the purchasing manager willing to evaluate whether a potential supplier is reliable, a job seeker willing to ensure that his/her résumé will go only to companies whose strength is safe enough to harbor him/her for a long time, a company willing… Read More
Here, we don’t even speak about Summer or Winter; This is not about global warming either. The Rasmussen College presents us a great poster sweeping the widest possible range of temperatures to allow us to travel through universe’s thermal diversity. I hope they will sell the poster somewhere.
Beards, they are amazing, full of surprises, flowering with novelty. Do you want some evidence? You can join the competition for the beard holding the largest number of wooden toothpicks: If you feel a pinch, don’t accuse the beard! In order to stay on the competition field, there was this beard contest in Alaska in… Read More
Inability to reason about code Poor understanding of the language’s programming model Deficient research skills / Chronically poor knowledge of the platform’s features Inability to comprehend pointers Difficulty seeing through recursion Inability to think in sets Lack of critical thinking Pinball Programming Unfamiliar with the principles of security Code is a mess Inability to determine… Read More
You can’t read Chinese? That’s a pity. You would learn from this official announcement that some foods should not be eaten together (it is not clear how the exact risk was identified, though). According to Xinjiang, the list of terrible mixtures is: Pork + water chestnuts = a stomach ache Beef + chestnuts = vomiting… Read More
It’s true that if you want to burn a CD-RW or a DVD-R (or any other optical slice of storage in the shape of a CD/DVD), the name of Nero immediately comes to mind. The advertising efforts are paid with this success (well supported by the good quality of this CD-bruning software), but there are… Read More
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In the spotlight: Sony Alpha 900 Canon EOS 5D Mk II Nikon D700 FX Download Nero for free Some of our pets can become heroes or -at least- be more unusual than we would think. The Pet Blog collected a series of astonishing histories about cats high moments, like: Oscar a.k.a. “Unsinkable Sam” Simon, of… Read More
Recenty, we looked at unusual swimming pools. Here comes an article about the most marvellous pools found around the world of luxury hotels. 15 swimming pools
…with this long list of proxies (unfortunately, some or many of them may not work for all people).
If you are a whisky lover, here are a few links you may appreciate: The Scotch Malt Whisky Guide, with an excellent little historic guide to whisky that is perfectly written for those who discover this strong alcohol. the web site of the Scotch Whisky Association if you want to share your passion with other… Read More
A few images of extreme pools (via 13 really cool pools). The next one is located at the top of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. It’s a small zone of complete quietness in the middle of furious liquid torrent. For more about this strange location: Fogonazos. For this last one, excentricity is in the photo itself.… Read More
We never can get enough of them, but our computers are sometimes overflowing. Software applications are everywhere, but how to choose the right one for the task at hand? I built a real collection of pages where you will be able to find nearly all you can dream for nearly all computers: Five important security… Read More
List from Internet Archive Hollywood in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s created a long string of cheap horror movies that never reached the top rating lists. However, some of them, despite being left mostly abandonned by their authors, are worthy of some renewed attention. In this context, it is interesting to notice that the Internet… Read More
In September 2007, the Inspector General of the Justice Department reported that the Terrorist Screening Center (the FBI-administered organization that consolidates terrorist watch list information in the United States) had over 700,000 names in its database as of April 2007 – and that the list was growing by an average of over 20,000 records per… Read More
Everybody keeps hearing that those buildings built in Abu Dhabi are the most extraordinary ones because the architects have huge amounts of money flowing to build them. But, actually, it’s a world wide competition to create the most astonishing sky-scrappers and buildings. Here are my best finds in this huge category: Vertical urban farm Imagined… Read More
If you are interested in GNU/Linux and want some useful e-reading, you should jump to this list of free ebooks related to Linux from LinuxHaxor.net.
Hollywood! Movies! There’s no other place where: If the hero starts dancing, suddenly, everybody around knows the steps and dance with them. Any car hit by a bullet immediately explodes in a cloud of flames, a mere rivulet of oil turns into a fire ball. An ugly girl only has to remove her glasses and… Read More