Miguel del Pino: Best Pets to be most Curious about

In the first place, I would like to justify this term that some animalists reject to the point of being offended: according to the Dictionary of use of Mary Miller, “pet” means “figure or something that has to bring good luck to its owner” and there is no doubt that companion animals should be a source of joy, when its adoption and care are performed in the correct way. The Dictionary of the RAE recognizes, in addition to this definition, the “animal of company”. The world of the animals of…

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Kids in Japan are more independent than American Counterparts (2015)

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance. It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.   They wear knee socks, polished patent leather shoes, and plaid jumpers, with wide-brimmed hats fastened under the chin and train passes pinned to their backpacks. The kids are as young as six or seven, on their way to and from school,…

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Applying McLuhan’s Tetrad to the Smartphone (2016)

1. Introduction & Background “The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium – that is, of any extension of ourselves – result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.” – Marshall McLuhan (The medium is the message, 1964) McLuhan believed that the introduction of new technologies into a society has a determining effect on the organisation of that society, the perceptions of its members, and the…

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Epic Ink: How Japanese Warrior Prints Popularized the Full-Body Tattoo

  In the late 1820s, when artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi debuted his stunning new series of warrior prints, Japanese culture was well into a period of flux. Since around 1615, after the ruling Tokugawa family established their headquarters in Edo (the former name for Tokyo), the country had been set on a course of rapid urbanization and isolation from the global order. The private wealth of Japan’s thriving merchant class fueled the emergence of the so-called Floating World—shadowy urban districts devoted to nightlife and entertainment—and a host of media chronicling its…

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The App That Reminds You You’re Going to Die

Five times a day for the past three months, an app called WeCroak has been telling me I’m going to die. It does not mince words. It surprises me at unpredictable intervals, always with the same blunt message: “Don’t forget, you’re going to die.” From Our January/February 2018 Issue Try 2 FREE issues of The Atlantic Subscribe Sending these notices is WeCroak’s sole function. They arrive “at random times and at any moment just like death,” according to the app’s website, and are accompanied by a quote meant to encourage…

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Acoustic delay line memory

Delay Line Memory Delay line memory always fascinated me.  It is well known that early computers such as the UNIVAC-I used mercury acoustic delay line memory.  Less well known is that the use of digital delay line memory continued well into the semiconductor era in the form of Torsional and Quartz delay line memories for calculators. Analog delay line memory also has had many uses over the years.  One common use was for drop-out compensators in video tape recorders.  As each video line was read from the video tape, a…

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Protecting Trivia Apps from Cheaters

Mobile trivia apps, such as HQ Trivia and The Q, modernize game show-style entertainment, allowing anyone to try their hand at winning cash prizes from their smartphone from anywhere. However, these applications are susceptible to cheaters and bots. For example, a developer by the name of Toby Mellor recently demonstrated how he created a near-realtime system to cheat on HQ Trivia. His post (linked above) details his use of Google cloud APIs to create this system. While the demo was certainly impressive, I felt that I could improve on this…

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23 Photos that cover the whole irony of the phrase “Good day!”

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo The morning is the moment that establishes the mood for the whole day. And it is understandable that all want to be the best possible, but many times it happens that just in the mornings, nothing goes according to plan. Great.guru met 23 pictures that show the morning is especially bad for some people. When you have not yet awakened, but you already want yogurt If the manufacturers of potato chips made bread “My wife prepared me a cake, but fell down when you pull it…

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20 Situations of everyday life that can go crazy any

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo We all have our peculiarities. What about them looks completely normal, for others, it is unacceptable. In addition, any insignificant detail could unbalance the emotional state of a person. For example, a hard word, a gesture unexpected, a bizarre action or just something that is not perfect. Great.guru gathered for you the 20 situations of life that surely one day you have bothered also. 20. When you realize that so is more comfortable to listen to. 19. “When I see this, I become the Hulk”. 18.…

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30 Pictures where everything is so perfect that it is impossible to look away

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Some compositions will brighten the eye and bring into our lives a touch of magic. Perfect symmetry, straight lines, coincidences that become a photo incredibly beautiful: that is something that always gives us a visual pleasure. Great.guru selected for you 30 photos that are better than anything describe the expression “ecstasy for the eyes”. Who would dare to get into the water so perfectly smooth? “The frost on my window looks like the work of a professional cheerleader”. As if it were oil. Ice that repeats…

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24 Stories in which the revenge was especially sweet

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo They say that revenge is sweet, but not anyone dares to protect themselves from abusers. To demonstrate that even the evil things smaller always receive their punishment, Great.guru gathered in these 23 stories, where he won the justice and the offender found his punishment. At the end of the article, you will discover how an american actor invented an original way of dealing with their fans. 24. Occupy two spaces in the parking lot is a real crime. And this is a punishment worthy. 23. It…

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27 People were not slow to share their amazing findings with the world

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo If life gives you lemons, make a lemonade! How and what to do with the objects that had the good luck to find these Internet users? In Great.guru we would also like to be owners of some of them, because some things are really rare. “I found a piece the size of the steering wheel of my car,” “I found a bottle with a mini-world within” “I found a pen that looks like a cigarette” “I found a butterfly between the pages of the book that…

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15 Tweets from people who know the taste of life

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo All periods of life have their own bright moments and dark ones. The main thing is to never disarm, and take everything with humor. Great.guru selected tweets from people who have been immersed head-first into the adult life and each time found it more reasons for fun. Leave in the comments your observations fun of the adult world. Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Let us know your opinion! Feel free to leave any comments here at Coolest-hacks.com

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8 Evidence that the children of “Game of Thrones” no longer are children

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo The first season of the series “Game of thrones” premiered in 2011. In the course of these 6 years, the cast grew noticeably, in the literal sense: the smaller players have changed a lot. In Great.guru we decided to show you how they looked these famous during his first appearance in the series and how they look now. And at the end you expect a bonus curious about the age of one of the characters from “Game of thrones”. Sophie Turner — Sansa Stark At the…

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One reason undeniable fact that you should not listen to the advice of successful people

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo If you were to receive a tip of an entrepreneur is super successful like Mark Zuckerberg or someone who has fallen into bankruptcy who would you listen? Of course, Zuckerberg! Who else can tell a correct strategy? If you are a creative person, who will listen? What do Steven Spielberg or an extra unknown? Of course, the first! You may think that you do a question very strange. What about the secrets of the longevity wonder to the people that are 100 years old? Of course!…

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8 Factors that influence the changes of your character

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo There are 2 opposing views: “people don’t change” and “All change”. Good news! We can change and it is now a fact scientifically confirmed. Great.guru proposes you know the main reasons for the change of our character. Romantic relationships In the initial stage of the relationships we try to match the images of other people about a perfect couple. We changed under a beneficial or destructive influence on the couple. When we parted, the stress make corrections in our behavior. Therefore, the quality and the duration…

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Scientists analyzed the new behaviors of users of social networks

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Some users of social networks think that knowing how to take a selfie and have a good profile picture is a science. Scientists are investigating the means of communication from different points of view. Some are concerned and consider the social networks as a threat to the society, as the human mind becomes like that of a robot, to find in them sources of addiction being compared to alcoholism and drug. Others, on the contrary, see in this phenomenon of a massive and modern with a…

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Know 11-famous who were once homeless and had success against all odds

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo We always see our favorite celebrities on television smiling and laughing. Shine and make us dream. Their lives seem perfect, with an easy job and exciting, just do what you love and earn millions. It’s all a fairy tale! But many of them know from personal experience what is meant by the words: “Without effort, no reward.” In Great.guru will leave you a list of celebrities who were once homeless and went through difficult times to achieve their dreams. Look at the article till the end…

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These 10 signs will tell you if your body suffers due to stress

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Sometimes, we feel upset. But if it bothers you something from long ago, constantly, and you can’t find the reason, then you have to pay attention to your health. Possibly it’s all about the stress, because it is not a coincidence that many of the diseases are due to him. Great.guru chose several symptoms that will tell you if stress is affecting your body, destroying your health. 1. Diseases of the skin Psoriasis, acne and other skin diseases can appear because of the stress. The scientists…

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11 Famous movies that don’t notice the spoilers hidden

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Movies loved them to many, in the first place attract the attention by their unexpected twists of the plot. But what would happen if the final unpredictable you might guess, and the director would have given clues to the viewers? Great.guru collected 11 famous movies that could be less impressive if the viewer pay more attention. Star Trek: into the darkness Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) When Kirk arrived at the admiral Marcus with the request to return to the position of captain and discuss the…

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22 Montages photos fun where their creators left fly your imagination

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Some images are adjusted by the gurus of the picture to make the original look even more beautiful. In other cases, change details to conceal what it wants to cover and some of the others are edited with no more purpose than to express the imagination and make us laugh. Great.guru prepared the bursts, the more fun the imagination of the geniuses of Photoshop that does not know limits. Look what photo was the inspiration for a painting world famous! 22. Human: just a photo a…

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25 Photos that cut you the breath

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Have you ever felt that just looking at a photo you accelerates the heart, you hands sweat, and your head is spinning? Isn’t it? Then look at these 25 photos are that Great.guru has put together for you, but hold on tight to not fall off! A photo accidental The Yukon river at the border between Canada and the U.S. “I combined 5 pictures of my drone to get this picture of awesome” In this photo, taken from a plane, Chicago is reflected in the side…

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“In any situation remains photogenic” is the motto of these guys

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Not everyone has that talent out great in the photos. Especially, when the camera is at the moment less appropriate. Great.guru gathered for you many people and animals that look gorgeous in the photos, despite everything. At the end of the article is waiting for you a bonus: for all those who can not boast this talent. Photogenic. Level: god A protester German very photogenic and police This guy looks as if he had received a prize in sports and now were celebrating This girl does…

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The 15 Types of “characters” most surreal that we find when we go to the beach

Every time that summer comes to your city, increase the tourists and the influx of people on the beach to shoot. Accustomed to be alone, you begin to see many people that you can go to sorting according to their activity. Admittedly, you go to the beach you go to and on the date that you choose during the summer, there’s always the 15 types of people that will keep you entertained and you will brighten up the day. Types of people who are always on the beach 1 –…

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“The lady and the tramp”, the woman has received her well-deserved by marrying a “vagabond” millionaire

Lady and the tramp is a love story barking that taught us that love can do everything, and that social classes are only a few borders to cross; but if it had been she the vagrant and him “Lord”, would he not have thought through all the world that she wanted him for his money? This is what happens to the couple’s most controversial in all of France. Sandrine Devillars and Marcel Amphoux, form the perfect marriage. 25 years is nothing when love calls your door Marcel is a multi-millionaire…

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