Wednesday, January 5, 2011

This Is Your Brain On Creativity. Hmm...

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation -- so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an MRI to find out. 

Power Balance Finally Comes Clean. Hmm...

This is the official corrective notice on the Power Balance Australia website. They've basically admitted it's a big, giant con and are offering full refunds! Big flippen surprise, right? Anyway, click on the above pic to enlarge so you can read the lovely truth, but before you do, take off that silly wristband, okay? Okay.

Books And Bars. Hmm...

The Wellesbourne in West LA

Library Bar in Downtown LA
A trendy movement is on the rise in Los Angeles - the marriage of books and bars. Yup, not only is LA full of wannabe actors, golden beaches and plastic people, it seems they now have a few drinking establishments that line their walls and shelves with everything from hardbound classics and modern novellas to law encyclopedias and philosophical tomes. Please sir, may I have some more?

Why TED Talks Are So Damn Good. Hmm...

These are the TED Commandments and they're given to every TED speaker before they prepare their talks. Pretty fricken rad! Click pic to enlarge.

Finally on Twitter. Hmm...

 
You asked and I've answered. As of, well... a few seconds ago, it's now even easier to get your daily dose of Hmm... Simply click on the "follow me" button to the right of the screen and voila! Hmm...'s your uncle. 

Amazing Homeless Radio Voice. Hmm...


Meet Ted Williams. He lives on the streets of Columbus. He's looking for a job in radio. Have a listen, do some good and get him in a studio ASAP!! 

UPDATE! The Cleveland Cavaliers have just offered him a full time job and house!

See the new Ted below:

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