Are women smarter than men?
Despite all those blonde jokes, I’ve always thought so. Here’s an example of what I mean.
I’ll give my closing arguments to my case at the end of the blog: but first, onto something more serious.
If you even so much as think about getting into a car and driving it, you have to see this.
It’s from Kristy James, who knows what it’s like to be on the wrong end of a bad driver; she had her van totaled when someone ran a red light. She was in physiotherapy for 9 months. Natalie Harford has written about this subject too; she lost her mother in law to a drunk driver.
Even if you think you’re a good driver; even if you don’t drink and drive (or text and drive which is every bit as bad); it won’t hurt to consider some of the scenarios in this video and remember how easy it is to destroy a life.
I worked on an ambulance for thirteen years. I never once had a patient on my gurney who didn’t say to me: “I can’t believe that just happened.”
Watch the video and believe.
On a lighter note:
Budapest is the capital of which European country? If you know, then you’ll enjoy this very funny post from Donna Newton. It’s about some of the crazy answers contestants produce on TV game shows.
WARNING: read only if you want to feel intelligent.
And for all you folk who dream about being a superhero: have you ever considered THE COST?? If not, then this sobering post about Batman’s overhead may make you think twice. Spiderman is probably going to be a cheaper option.
Though I do think the Kevlar Nomex Groin Armour is a snip at just a thousand bucks.
Last week we looked at Ellen deGeneres’ take on 50 Shades of Grey. If you’re not 50 shades sick of it already, like I am, have a look at this photograph of a brilliant piece of book marketing by some enterprising bookstore manager at ASDA in the UK.
On the reverse of that here’s Anne Allen’s advice on How To Get Your Book Rejected: A Former Big 6 Editor Gives 5 Tips for Sure-Fire Rejection. If you’re determined to fail, you’re sure to find some sure-fire tips right here.
over commercialized sport!
Now unless you’ve been orbiting Mars for the last week, you’ll know the Olympics are on in London. Here’s the 25 Most Absurd Moments Of The Olympic Opening Ceremony
But it gets better. Here’s the 28 people with the most absurd names competing in London right now.
My favourites are Kim Yoo Suk (but Kim made the South Korean Olympic team so he can’t be that bad) and Dong Dong, who’s in China’s trampoline team – is that the sound he makes as he bounces up and down?
And for a look at the history of the Olympics, see my post here:
And here’s the conclusive proof: why women are smarter than men, part 2.
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