Explainers

24 Feb 19
StrictlyVC, LLC

Hi, everyone, happy Wednesday.:) We’ve been typing away while on calls today, so if you see any major screw-ups, that’s why. (We’re not so great at multitasking.)  Also! We have a couple of announcements coming up about SVC events. Stay tuned. Top News Tesla just beat analysts’ expectations. More here in TechCrunch.  Cambridge Analytica, the data firm that worked […]

24 Feb 19
Finger Candy

Ah, friends, I am so sorry – I went and did the thing that annoys the ever-loving stuffing out of me when other bloggers do it, which is drop completely off the grid with nary an explanation for the prolonged absence.  And so I apologize, with the weak justification that I was at Disney, because […]

24 Feb 19

I finished (skimming) E.A. Wallis Budge’s translation of The Egyptian Book of the Dead, the oldest version of the which appeared sometime around 4200 BCE. The text consists of funeral ceremonies and spells designed to aide the deceased through the afterlife. Like Gilgamesh, the book has countless authors and is the product of hundreds of years of stories […]

24 Feb 19
viral news reports

The power struggle between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido intensified this week as the opposition leader vowed to defy Maduro and bring aid across the Colombian-Venezuelan border.  The move is seen by many as a test for Venezuela‘s military forces, who have so far continued to pledge their support for […]

23 Feb 19
Art 324

I hadn’t seen any explainer videos that explained an experience so I thought this was really interesting. I like how they used animation to show the different activities you can do around the campground. Not sure if this would be considered an explainer video, but I really enjoyed this video because it doesnt seem like […]

23 Feb 19
Arch Stanton's Ultracrepidarian

A friend recently recommended the Bravo reality TV show “Vanderpump Rules.” Apparently, this show is a spin-off of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and focuses on one of the women from that show and the restaurant she runs, and all the aspiring models, singers, and actors who staff it. It’s basically “Jersey Shore” on […]

23 Feb 19
Nouvelles Du Monde

Plus tôt ce mois-ci, le sénateur Ed Markey (D-MA) et la représentante Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) ont présenté une résolution Green New Deal énonçant un ensemble ambitieux d'objectifs et de principes visant à transformer et à décarboniser l'économie américaine. Cette publication a donné lieu à de nombreux écrits intelligents et perspicaces, mais également à de nombreuses […]

23 Feb 19
NATION AND STATE

The New York Times overlooked major details about the negative unintended consequences of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment and the serious problems it would create for women–especially female prisoners and poor mothers — in her recent “explainer,” article. Writer Maya Salam fails to delve into the more substantive critiques of the ERA, boiling it all […]

23 Feb 19
Hello I'm a Blog

I’ve spent all morning messing around with moebius cast-ons, and I ended up finding a technique that gave me a neat centre to work out from for my next double knit experiment. It is quite convoluted, though. First, I tried just doing the normal moebius cast-on, the only one I could find when googling, except […]

23 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a video conference with members of the military in Caracas [Reuters/Miraflores] The power struggle between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido intensified this week as the opposition leader vowed to defy Maduro and bring aid across the Colombian-Venezuelan border.  The move is seen by […]

22 Feb 19
Ashbroyale

Ninth MP quits Labour as May faces Tory revolt SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPsRiphpFfQ : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLd8RrV939RYvoAWJK_oEaw : Ian Austin has become the ninth MP to quit the Labour Party this week. He said he’d become “ashamed” of the party under Jeremy Corbyn – who said he ‘regretted’ Mr Austin’s decision. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Not much cheer for Theresa May […]

22 Feb 19
Ashbroyale

Shamima Begum: Jeremy Corbyn hits out at decision to revoke her citizenship SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPsRiphpFfQ : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLd8RrV939RYvoAWJK_oEaw : The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the decision to strip British citizenship from the teenager Shamima Begum – who went to Syria to join the militant Islamic State group – saying she should be allowed back to […]

22 Feb 19
Ashbroyale

Brexit Debate: Will defecting MPs fall or fly? SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPsRiphpFfQ : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLd8RrV939RYvoAWJK_oEaw : Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable and godfather of New Labour Lord Mandelson discuss the new Independent Group – and whether it can possibly be a success. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) ——- Watch more of our explainer series here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Get more news […]

22 Feb 19
Ashbroyale

Corbyn in Brussels to break Brexit deadlock SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPsRiphpFfQ : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLd8RrV939RYvoAWJK_oEaw : We don’t need more time – we need decisions from the British Parliament. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) This from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, who’s just been holding talks with the Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay – the mood in Brussels growing distinctly gloomier, […]