Friday, January 16, 2009

Thought for the Day

Be like a Martian rock, roll into the wind.

Those robots that are exploring Mars found something odd. Rocks, lined up, that had been rolling into the prevailing winds. Martian Stonehenge? Somebody playing Mankala with Martian rules?

Nope. What researchers think happens is this: "Wind removes loose sand in front of the rocks, creating pits there and depositing that sand behind the rocks, creating mounds. The rocks then roll forward into the pits, moving into the wind. As long as the wind continues to blow, the process is repeated and the rocks move forward." ("Strange Rock Formations on Mars Explained" (Space.com (January 9, 2009))

American retail electronics sales have been going down. So badly that Circuit City is closing its American stores. But one store's electronics sales have been growing.

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The right decisions can make a business act like those Martian rocks: rolling into the wind.

2 comments:

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Brian, aka Nanoc, aka Norski said...

jeromine,

Going from Martian rocks to Vie Juice products is so weird, I'm keeping that comment.

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