One day in 1939, George Bernard Dantzig strolled in to class several minutes past the hour. An able graduate student at UC Berkeley, it was not unlike Dantzig to stay up late pawing over an assignment. Only this time he had slept through his alarm call. Dantzig rushed in, took his seat and glanced at [...]
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Why are blinkers put on a horse? Blinkers, also known as blinders or winkers, are cups made of leather or plastic which are placed on either side of a horse’s eyes, kept firmly in place as they are attached to a bridle or hood. Racehorse trainers use these to keep their prize animals focused on [...]
Tick tock, tick tock. Is that the sound of another Friday afternoon slipping slowly through your fingertips? How many tasks did you set yourself on Monday to be completed by today? And how many have you shoved under the carpet never to be mentioned again? It’s okay, I’ve got entire projects that practically live under [...]
Being 23 and in no mood for children anytime soon, I often laugh at the stress parents will go through to find suitable names for their newborn. Who would have thought that a baby name consultant could find work in these tough economic times? Take a peek on Google and you’ll unravel an entire industry [...]