Vincent van Gogh – Self-Portrait with Pipe, 1886
Like most Asian nations, China has a traditional bias for sons. Many families abort female fetuses and abandon baby girls to ensure their one child is a son, so about 118 boys are born for every 100 girls, against a global average of 103 to 107.
If your days are just passing by with you doing nothing – then you need to bring some accountability in your life.
When you start a day, do you know exactly what needs to get done? If you don’t, then how could you possibly expect yourself to do what needs to get done?
And it’s not enough to say “I’m going to work on [project]” or “I’m going to make some progress on [task].” Because when it’s time to work, we won’t do any more than we have to. We can be relied upon to do what we must but nothing more. So therefore we need specifics.
How to Befriend Crows and Turn Them Against Your Enemies – Life Hacker
‘Sliders’ Cast: Where Are They Now? – Ned Hardy
Best kitchen gadget ever. This tool is specially made to cut open an avocado, pit it, and section out the avocado from the skin and does a damn fine job of it – Amazon
Consumer prices rose 8.5% in July, less than expected as inflation pressures ease a bit – CNBC
Why Birds Survived, and Dinosaurs Went Extinct, After an Asteroid Hit Earth – Smithsonian
Why does vaginas smell fishy? Gyno’s explain the most likely causes – Insider
Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying An Investment Property – Bigger Pockets
New Texas restaurant has a strict ‘no cellphones allowed’ policy. Let’s hope it starts a trend – Upworthy
Don’t get fooled or conned again — here are the 5 tactics to look out for – Ideas
Extremely Close Call For Lucky Pedestrian (video) – Leenks
Photos From The World Dog Surfing Championship – BuzzFeed
The 12 Best Costa Mesa Restaurants In 2022 – Van Life Wanderer
Finally a place where you can place your headphones on your desk without it getting in the way of everything – Amazon
Worker Goes Viral For Listing Sex Work On LinkedIn And Sparks A Debate – Ruin My Week
The hidden makers of Costco’s Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe’s O’s – CNN
The Real Difference Between a Cheap Bike and an Expensive One – Popular Science
Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes – ARS Technica
A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $95,000 Salary – Refinery 29
I’ve Been Using My Turn Signals All Wrong – Jalopnik
Inflation is finally slowing down. Will things get cheaper? – VOX
1. Not to ask their parents for stuff
2. How to take care of your shit. I grew up a poor kid in a very rich school district, it amazed me at every turn how callously people handled or treated their possessions.
A Serbian soldier sleeps with his father who came to visit him on the front line near Belgrade, 1914