Motivational Commencement Address by Marc S. Lewis
How you define & measure success changes over time and this is told very nicely through a bunch of 3 stories.
Bill Watterson – Kenyon College commencement speech 1990
A pretty motivating speech that inspires you to find your identity & ideals.
Best Commencement Speeches Quotes and Inspirational Advice : Graduation Wisdom
Pretty useful reference site. Contains a variety of speeches ranging from well known ones like Steve Jobs Stanford address to Bill Watterson’s. Also has a top quotes section.
Lacking Knowledge Essentials – The Daily WTF
This is what happens when the purchasing department of a company turns out to be even more inept than the vendor’s sales team.
Don’t Worry, We’ll Fix It! – The Daily WTF
A real classic… Who knew purging data could be so dangerous, that too when you are cross-checking the latest transaction date.
List of common misconceptions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quite a list for sure, and one that is bound to expand. Think of it as a historical snopes.com. Found it all thanks to xkcd – http://xkcd.com/843/
Myth of the Flat Earth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
People were not that slow to warm up to the idea of a spherical earth after all. In fact most of the educated people in the middle ages agreed that the earth was round.