“I want to read more nonfiction books—I find it really useful to read the key takeaways from lots of books to help me get a feeling for what’s an absolute must for my to-read list!” Therese is a business development manager living in Berlin, Germany. Last month, she managed to read over 100 nonfiction titles in psychology, politics and leadership. It started with a bet. A colleague challenged her to read Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story Of Success in two hours. As determined as she was, she couldn’t meet the deadline. She got through the first few chapters relatively quickly but found it impossible toRead More →

He-Skirt, the Miniskirt for Men! Made all the better with the wrestling shoes, to be sure. In a company memorandum while working to bring these to market, the marketing team was told to “hire only men with large, hairy, developed legs, because in all probability they will be frequently chased by men wielding bats and clubs; models must be able to outrun their critics.” The jingle for the campaign: She Skirt – He-Skirt – They-Skirt – We-Skirt! Wear a lotta Dorcus and the gang’ll all say Gee Skirt! Men, you gotta bare it for a solid Dorcus Whee Spurt! He-Skirt! He-Skirt! He-Skirt! He-Skirt! And DorcusRead More →

That’s what you get for messing with the timeline. You mess with the timeline, we take out your family line. Also, while decapitating machines existed in the renaissance and possible even late middle ages, the guillotine with its angled blade as shown in this picture was not invented until the late 18th century.Read More →