Dave Mosher, provided by Published 9:22 am CDT, Thursday, March 14, 2019 Getty Images Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died exactly one year ago, on March 14, 2018. In his later years, Hawking could only "speak" through eye-tracking software due to a neurodegenerative disease. Hawking shared many carefully considered, insightful, and inspirational quotes and ideas throughout his life. Stephen Hawking — a theoretical physicist, luminary, author, and many other things — died on March 14, 2018, a year ago today. By coincidence, the day is also Albert Einstein's birthday and a quirky mathematical holiday known as Pi Day. In passing, Hawking left behind an incredible legacy for a human beings on Earth. He pioneered new understandings of basic physics, mysterious black holes, and the cosmos at large. What's more, he did so while struggling with a severe neurodegenerative disease that confined him to a wheelchair for the vast majority of his life. The … [Read more...] about Stephen Hawking died 1 year ago today. Here are 15 of the most remarkable and memorable things he ever said.
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It’s time to put up the tree, string the lights and hang the stockings. But what to put in those stockings? Look no further than local marts and St. Paul specialty food shops. There you’ll find great stocking stuffers — for everyone from the foodie in your life to the dessert lover. Here are some of our favorite products. CRY BABY CRAIG’S PICKLED HABANERO & GARLIC HOT SAUCE Craig Kaiser’s hot sauce was born of an accident. One day, while working at a local restaurant, Kaiser received an order of habanero peppers instead of jalapenos. He didn’t need them at the time, so Kaiser pickled them for later use, eventually making hot sauce with them. Turns out pickling the habaneros gave the sauce a great bite, and ingredients such as garlic and cumin complemented the pepper. The product is all natural, vegan, gluten-free and contains no added fillers. The hot sauce can be found at local restaurants and for purchase at stores across the Twin Cities. … [Read more...] about Here’s food for thought: Ideas for local gifts to stuff in holiday stockings
Sometimes all you need is a little creativity. Gregg Schwartz Published 8:30 am CDT, Friday, September 14, 2018 Photo: YouTube Photo: YouTube Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: YouTube 'Magic Dentist' Shows How to Make a Memorable Ad on a Budget 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Taking kids to the dentist is sometimes a bit of a challenge. Some kids are afraid of the dentist. Maybe they don’t want to open their mouths for the dental exam, or perhaps they feel uncomfortable under the bright lights of the exam room. Working with kids and getting them to feel at ease in the dentist chair is one of the challenges of pediatric dentistry. But one inspiring dentist found a way to make it look easy. Dr. Eyal Simchi of … [Read more...] about ‘Magic Dentist’ Shows How to Make a Memorable Ad on a Budget
Negotiation in the best of circumstances is a delicate balance and often nerve-wracking for all parties involved. But attempting to make deals with difficult, uncooperative parties can quickly escalate to a headache-inducing debacle. When it comes to dismantling the toughest bargainers, one persuasive tactic William Ury, cofounder of the Harvard Program on Negotiation, writes about in his book Getting Past No falls under the umbrella of reframing. By reframing the negotiation, you’re able to use subtle differences and variations to produce remarkable differences in attitudes and behavior. Whether it’s stonewalling, threats, or the “add-on” where someone throws in new demands at the end of a negotiation, below are three reframing strategies that can be used in the most difficult tactics. If executed properly, the result is both parties thinking of the negotiation as a joint problem-solving effort they’re tackling as partners instead of adversaries. … [Read more...] about Use these three reframing strategies to win at tricky negotiations
At its worst, the science fiction genre can produce enjoyably bad or terribly unwatchable cinema. The Metacritic data we compiled here to track the most critically panned sci-fi movies of all time finds contemporary eyesores like Netflix’s Will Smith-led “Bright” alongside older films like 1978’s “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!” The apocalyptic allegory “Left Behind” makes two appearances on this list, once for its 2001 original and, lower down the list, for a 2014 remake starring Nicholas Cage. The list consists of the lowest-rated movies on Metacritic’s site that feature a “sci-fi” tag. Here are the 69 worst science fiction movies of all time, according to critics: 69. “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” (2015) Critic score: 29/100 User score: 3.5/10 What critics said: “A comedy that’s so witless and unfunny and shoddily made it makes ‘The Hangover 2’ look like ‘The Godfather … [Read more...] about The 69 worst science fiction movies of all time, according to critics