Do you take pride in your ability to divide your focus and energy into more than one task at a time? Do you think you’re a good multitasker?
Chances are, you’re probably not.
We sat down with two experts – the Two Guys, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Robert Duke– to take a closer look at the topic of multitasking. Their take offers a perspective into some of the unique issues associated with multitasking.
At long last, the ultimate in that "distressed look" for jeans.
To help support the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City, Japan, the Mineko Club of volunteer zoo boosters is holding an auction of three pairs of one-of-a-kind bluejeans designed by lions and tigers and, yes, bears too.
According to an English-language translation on the group's website, "Zoo Jeans are the only jeans on earth designed by dangerous animals."
Every year, more than half of the honeybee hives in the United States are taken to California to pollinate the state's almond crop.
Biologist Laurence Packer says this illustrates both our dependence on honeybees to pollinate many plants people rely on for food and the devastating decline in the domestic honeybee population in recent years.
In the coming years, the federal government wants Texas to reduce its carbon emissions by about 40 percent. With a goal like that, you might expect to see more programs aimed at promoting renewable energy in Texas. But something like the opposite appears to be happening.
Donna Nelson, chair of Texas’ Public Utility Commission, asked last month if wind power generators, not Texas utility customers, should pay for upgrades to transmission lines. The Commission regulates the state’s electric grid, among other things.