Watching Star Wars at ten-years-old shaped Cynthia Breazeal’s perception of robots & now her creation, Jibo, will be bringing social robots into your house and maybe even your family.
Woah… This is amazing and we can just imagine the potential over the next few years..
Statewide water consumption was higher in May 2014 than in May of 2011, 2012 or 2013. Why? The South Coast and North Lahontan hydrologic regions increased usage of water, while most other regions conserved.
Read the full San Jose Mercury News story: See which Californians are increasing water use despite the drought
Yiruma, (이루마) - River Flows in You
Silver Weekly on a Precipice
Precious metals action of late is signaling another potential waterfall style down leg. Silver’s weekly chart is sitting at a critical juncture within its downchannel. Along with it’s multiple rejections of the 50d MA as well as the telling weakness relative to the recent bond action, we may see a fast move down to the mid-teens or lower.
Though not charted, gold is currently being rejected at its weekly kumo (cloud on an ichimoku chart). We’ve seen day-to-day relative weakness of silver vs. gold as an indicator on prior downturns. Something to keep an eye for.
Drawing upon both physical and neuro power, Lee’s devastating one-inch punch involved substantially more than arm strength. It was achieved through the fluid teamwork of every body part. It was his feet. It was hips and arms. It was even his brain. In several milliseconds, a spark of kinetic energy ignited in Lee’s feet and surged through his core to his limbs before its eventual release.
Every bodily jerk has an apex of force. To not only maximize on that force — but to augment it — Lee perfectly synchronizes his movements, one after the other, linking them like boxcars on a train. To be sure, countless muscle men have been stronger than Lee, but few, if any, could deliver more more power than Lee with just one inch.
What makes the difference? Lee’s brain.
Or, one might argue, Lee’s mind.
The full article is well worth the read.
(via It’s Okay To Be Smart)
Keep moving forward
Clip from “Meet the Robinsons.” Great movie, began the animated renaissance over there.
There are a couple times in my life when I have felt like I’ve just leapt off a tall building. On the whole, I’ve decided, I’ve not had this feeling often enough.
So today, I leap again — with certainly the biggest chance to fail of anything I’ve ever done.
Today we launch the MAYDAY…