Quotes & Links #14

1) foreignaffairs.com: Staying Power – How to Prevent Coups

“I got the impression,” Zumwalt recalled, that “he was sort of testing the water with us, to see whether there would be support — any nodding of heads — at some of these things. One could well have come to the conclusion that here was the Commander-in-Chief trying to see what the reaction of the Chiefs might be if he did something unconstitutional. . . . He was trying to find out whether in a crunch there was support to keep him in power.”


2) imgur.com: The 20 Deadliest Events in Human History
Not sure about the exact method.

3) Dailydot.com: Is a marriage between porn and esports really possible? We speak with YouPorn
I hope my blog won’t get flagged. ;)

4) meedia.de: Statistik: Wo verkauft sich Bild am besten – wo am schlechtesten?

5) historyextra.com: Top 10 historical Cornish words

POKEMON – Clumsy. Unrelated to the Japanese POKEMON, which is a contraction of Pocket Monsters.


6) discoverymagazin.com: Korean Factory Workers Don Exoskeletons for Superhuman Strength
Soon the one of the biggest differences between genders – physical strength – will disappear.

7) seriouseats.com: The Food Lab’s Complete Guide To Pan-Seared Steaks

8) noahpinion.com: Before the Nazis, there were the Spanish Habsburgs

How were the Spanish Habsburgs an Early Modern version of the Nazis?

Click and find out! ;)

9) wired.com: I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me


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