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If you blow air from you mouth on your hand with a "fuuuu" sound (lips pursed) , the air is cold, but if you do that with a wide open mouth with a "haaa" sound, it's warm.
Amazon/Berkshire/JP Morgan Healthcare Company
I learned that Todd Combs, 47, a former hedge fund manager who has no experience in the health-care industry, has been instrumental in facilitating the 3-way partnership to build a disruptive healthcare company. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-27/what-do-bezos-buffett-and-dimon-have-in-common-meet-todd-combs
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CBS used to add bird songs to their golf broadcasts to get rid of awkward silences until they got caught by someone watching at home who knew the bird songs belonged to birds that didn’t live in the region in which the golf tournament was being played. https://nypost.com/2001/04/08/no-more-chirp-tricks-cbs-has-birds-live-in-concert-at-masters/
Kafka
Apache Kafka Comparison with AWS Kinesis
A "solution" to clear frost off your windshield in seconds
2/3rd part Rubbing alcohol + 1/3rd part water -> spray in on windshield!
Talk to your customers often
> While Excel 5 was being designed, Lotus had shipped a "new paradigm" spreadsheet called Improv. According to the press releases, Improv was a whole new generation of spreadsheet, which was going to blow away everything that existed before it. > Of course, Improv is now a footnote in history. > Why? Because in Improv, it was almost impossible to just make lists. The Improv designers thought that people were using spreadsheets to create complicated multi-dimensional financial models. Turns out, if they asked people, they would discover that making lists was so much more common than multi-dimensional financial models, and in Improv, making lists was a downright chore, if not impossible. https://www.joelonsoftware.com/2000/05/09/the-process-of-designing-a-product/
HOW TO HANDLE EACH STAR SIGN
Aries: Let them lead the conversation Cancer: Hug it out and reassure them Libra: Fight clean Capricorn: Talk through your facts carefully Taurus: Lower the tone of your voice Leo: Appeal to their ego Scorpio: Choose the setting Aquarius: Keep things drama-free Gemini: Let them talk it out Virgo: Make one solid point Sagittarius: Discuss it over a walk Pisces: Give them the attention they need Reference: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4955148/How-handle-argument-based-astrology.html
Why You Can't Cry in Space
Your eyes make tears but they stick as a liquid ball. In fact, they sting a bit. Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/why-you-cant-cry-in-space/267147/
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Eunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels
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Porsche took 25 years after founded to win a big race: 1956 Targa Florio