Tuesday, July 29, 2014

37 minutes to Number One

Being an overnight success was actually something that used to take years or even decades. Here is a modern story of success. It's truly amazing and shows the power of social media.

Shawn Mendes, a 15 year old from Texas, asked his huge Vine following to make his new song trend  on  twitter using  #ShawnToNumber. Within 37 minutes of release, his song shot to #1 on iTunes. Technology and social media are amazing. What an interesting age we live in.

Read the whole story on Mashable.

Here's Shawn on Vine.

Search social media and technology in the box on the sidebar to learn about adventures, issues and parental precautions employed in dealing with these uniquely modern, extraordinarily exciting, yet very challenging aspects of raising children on the autism spectrum.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Even Grumpy Cat Gets the Homework Predicament

Search "Homework" for ideas, support and general catharsis.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables

Did you have any idea that our first world society throws away misshapen fruits and vegetables? What is wrong with us?

I am not really interested in store sales. However, if this is cheaper for people in a world with rising food prices so much the better. But how does society throw perfectly good food away with so many that go to bed hungry in the first place?