Well, truth be told, it’s actually been around for a while, but I just now got around to noticing it.
One of the first things children learn in school is how the sun always rises in the east and sets in the west.
That’s certainly true here on Earth as well as most of the other planets in our solar system.
However, that isn’t the case with the planets Venus and Uranus!
Tree Houses have always intrigued me, so much so that my friends and I actually several of them back in our younger days.
Now truth be told, the tree houses we built were little more than small shacks built across a couple of closely situated tree limbs, but we loved them nonetheless.
And we spent a lot of time as kids playing in them.
As you probably know, the California Gold Rush created tremendous wealth and made lots of people rich.
One of the most famous men to earn a literal fortune during the Gold Rush was Levi Strauss, whose name is no doubt quite familiar to you.
However, like so many of his “Gold Rush” contemporaries, Mr. Strauss didn’t earn his incredible fortune by mining or panning for gold.
Have you ever called a customer service or tech support line and ended up having to talk to a rep you couldn’t understand?
Well, me too, and to say it’s a very frustrating experience would be the understatement of the year.
Many large companies now outsource their call center operations to third-party companies located in foreign countries.
And as you well know, that can create quite a language barrier if you happen to get a rep who doesn’t speak English all that well.
But as luck would have it, there’s often a very simple solution to this problem… [Read more…]