Your Guide to the Worst and Best Cover Songs

There are some people who will not listen to cover songs if their lives depended on it, but I have to admit that I have a thing for really good covers. Actually, one of my favorites right now is Disturbed’s cover of U2′s “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”. Another one of my all time favorites is Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah”, which is a Leonard Cohen original. I think those two are enough evidence to support that cover songs can be good!

Here’s a nifty infographic of the best and the worst cover songs which I found very informative because I discovered that some songs were actually covers! The illustration displays the songs in such a way that it is easy to figure out which ones are “bad” and which ones are “good”. Of course, bad and good can be relative, so you be the judge.

Cover Songs

Your Guide to the Worst and Best Cover Songs

What do you think? Did the creators do an accurate job?

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The Freelancing Revolution

How long have you been a freelance writer? Have you thought much about your working situation?

I bet many people in your circles who do not have a clear idea of what freelancing entails think that you are the luckiest worker alive. I have had my fair share of those sentiments expressed to my face (and not). Whether or not you I am the luckiest worker alive, I do know that I love freelance writing, and that I cannot see myself doing any other thing at this point in my life.

That passion naturally translates to curiosity about this not-so-mysterious status called “freelance”. I found an information-loaded infographic called “The Freelancing Revolution”, and I think that many freelancers will also be interested in it. Continue reading

For Real Myth Busters

The first time I got to watch the TV show Mythbusters, I got hooked. I will not deny my penchant for finding out how things work and for “verifying” widely accepted concepts. Sure, curiosity killed the cat, but you also get to discover a lot of cool, albeit sometimes useless, things due to curiosity.

So yes, I think the Mythbusters are one of the coolest teams you can find on TV today. This infographic that I found via Jack FM1 brought something more real to my attention, though. It’s not that I don’t see Adam Savage et. al. as real. I bet they’re as real as real can be. It’s just that sometimes, we overlook people who are doing the same thing, maybe just as well or even better, simply because they are not in the limelight. Continue reading

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