The Ultimate Backpack

Archwood Flextrek 37 Trillion

ZXYVR/M-Series

Magnum Package

Endorsed by world renowned Steve Climber


This pack everything you’ll need in the backcountry, except for your chiropractor!

Evolution of Math

 

1. Teaching Math In 1950s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?

2. Teaching Math In 1960s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

3. Teaching Math In 1970s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?

4. Teaching Math In 1980s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5. Teaching Math In 1990s
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic for class participation after answering
the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes?
(There are no wrong answers, and if you feel like crying, it’s ok.)

6. Teaching Math In 2009
Un hachero vende una carre tada de madera para $100. El costo de la producciones es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?

I do not know if my math was that easy in 80s, but the 90s Math seems to have carried over to today! 🙂

Medieval Helpdesk

 

I am going to switch gears a little. This is from one geek to another and surely will provide some laughter, if not at least a grin.

I know it is tough to watch video with subtitles, but I thought that this was worth it.

Udderly ridiculous proposals

 

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. But if the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has its way, it’s none for me, thanks.

PETA officials sent a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the creators of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, urging them to replace cow’s milk in their divine creations with human breast milk. Am I the only one out there who visibly wretched at this idea?

Now I think most people would wholeheartedly agree that breast is best. For babies, yes, not frozen confectionary treats. Even the La Leche folks were left scratching their heads at this off-the-wall suggestion. But PETA based this nutty notion on Storchen, a Swiss restaurant, whose menu includes soups, stews and sauces made with 75 percent human breast milk. With the exception of perhaps Russ Meyer, I’m betting most adults who are decades beyond the breast-feeding years would unequivocally concur that this is, well, gross.

Read the entire article here.