I wish my memory would shut up.
It is not a reliable narrator – either of my past glory, or my past shame.
And it grows less selective and discriminating as time slips by. 597 more words
Using Social Media To Test Bandwagon Effects
Nailing down the absolute proof of the bandwagon effect might appear to be an elusive pursuit. It can seem to be the same kind of conundrum as “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Is a brand popular because it’s growing, or is it growing because it’s popular? 2,417 more words
A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered minor injuries. 375 more words
The passing of Justin Kaplan reminds me of my own failed attempts at biography. Explaining someone else’s life is harder than explaining the universe; there are rules and theories for the cosmos, but who can accurately chart the human heart? 757 more words
This is definitely the most awesome atmosphere in St. Armands Circle for a drink and a meal. A young, hip crowd, healthy, interesting menu, and really cool decor make this feel like a true gem in the area. 188 more words