Someone’s Always Watching

These days someone is always watching.

Whether someone is peering at you from upstairs or around the corner.

Or there is a surveillance camera.

Or someone is recording you on their smartphone. 

You are never really alone. 

And even IF, and that’s a big if, that no one person is watching.

Remember that G-d above still sees everything!  😉

(Credit Photo: Andy Blumenthal) 

Purple Thingamajig

You can dance if you want to. 


Even if you’re a purple thingamajig. 


You can leave your friends behind. 


Cause your friends don’t dance, and if they don’t dance.


Then they’re no friends of mine. 


Dance purple thingamajig, dance! 😉


(Credit Video: Andy Blumenthal)

@The Amish Experience

It was a fun time at The Amish Experience today in Lancaster Country, Pennsylvania. 


One and a half hour bus tour of Amish country. 


45 Minute movie about Jacob, an Amish teen, trying to decide whether he wants to be in the outside world or in the Amish one.


And another hour of so tour of an Amish school house and home. 


Felt like I learned a lot about their culture (including no TV, internet, electricity [just batteries and solar], and education only through 8th grade). 


Honestly, it doesn’t seem like they really have much a choice in whether to choose the church and become Amish or leave, because if they choose to leave they are shunned (i.e. excommunicated)!


So you either choose you family, church, community, and a wife (and there is no divorce) or you run off to G-d knows where completely alone and “divorced” from everything you know. 


The video is when we stopped at an Amish farm and I went in to the big barn with all the cows.  


After so much time on the bus, I needed to ham it up a little and have fun with:


“How now brown cow. It is so nice to eat you! You are beautiful animals.  And thank you Hashem for making you!”  😉


(Credit Video: Andy and Dossy Blumenthal)

Rescue Yourself

This is an awesome potential lifesaving solution for getting out of a burning multi-story building. 


In an emergency…


Put on and fasten the SkySaver Rescue Device..


Attach it securely to a pre-installed anchor.


Now for this next part, you need some guts…exit and lower safely via an automatic mechanical breaking system for a controlled descent (hope this works). 


Carries up to 300 lbs from as high as 260 feet (and apparently a story is approx. 10 feet although this varies). 


I am not endorsing any vendor or product or giving advice on how to survive in an emergency like this, but I really like the thinking behind this product:


Self-Help


Portable 


Compact


Life-saving


Great idea! 😉

Fantastic Drone Capabilities Coming

Exciting video by Futurism on what drones can and will do. 


Swarming.


Wall landings.


Acrobatics.


Drone on drone landings.


Playing catch.


Juggling.


Building a rope bridge. 


These little drones are so versatile and dexterous that perhaps what they can do is only limited by our imagination. 


Soon drones will do everything from caring for people’s personal needs to building our cities, fighting diseases from within our very bodies, and conducting open warfare on the battlefield and behind enemy lines. 


Small and many is big and powerful! 😉

Everyone’s Heart Is Something

This video has gone viral since Monday. 


A 6-year old girl instructs her mom and dad on how to treat each other better after her parent’s divorce. 


“I just want everyone to be friends.”


“If I can be nice, I think all of you can be too.”


“I want everyone to smile.”


“I think you can get your mean heights to low heights.”


“My heart is something. Everyone’s heart is something.”


“If we live in a world where everyone is mean, then everyone will be a monster. What about the future?”


“If there is a little bit of person, we will eat them, then no one will ever be here, only the monsters will be in our place,”


“I want everything to be good and possible, nothing else.”


So innocent and pure are her words.


Yes, a wake-up call to all of us!


If G-d can endow us with such pristine souls, surely we can nurture these and one day return them to the Maker, certainly no worse for the wear, and maybe even some better with good deeds done. 😉

Just About Says It All


Story of human civilization in 2 minutes by Joe Bush



History majors can probably add some, but overall completely awesome!



Maybe this is a glimpse of what it’s like to have a G-d’s eye view of the world–where time and space are inconsequential. 



Looking at this, are we almost at the end or are we just on the verge of a new beginning?  😉