Stupid Slogans

Every company has a slogan to help them sell their products. This is a viable marketing strategy. Most companies try to come up with slogans that are pithy and intelligent, or at the… Continue reading

The Weight of the World

A lot of people feel like they have the weight of the world on their shoulders. This is simply not true. Even if it was, the Earth only has a mass of 6.6… Continue reading

Running Backwards

Running Backwards: Extreme sport, horrible disorder, or poor escape plan? There is a new craze sweeping the nation. Sweeping it in the wrong direction. Everywhere you look you will see someone running backwards.… Continue reading

Survival Tip

The Fragile Dream of the Game Show

One of the most important traditions in my life is not grand or auspicious by any means. In fact, it is so mundane I’m not sure it even counts as a tradition. In… Continue reading

New Technology. New Trash.

It is funny the way we think about junk. A rusty old truck or abandoned farm machinery in a field somewhere is a cool find. Broken computer monitors or TVs lying outside are… Continue reading

Dark Ages

Throughout time, people have been fascinated with the concept of a dark age. Whether they are celebrating new beginnings or fear a collapse, the idea of society falling apart and then being put… Continue reading

Oh No!

Echo-Friendly

Echo-Friendly: Not to be confused with Eco-Friendly “This new Cathedral is really Echo-Friendly.”             “Really, did you use recycled materials powered by renewable energy?”             “No, none of that, but if you yell… Continue reading

Fierce Competitive Spirit

According to Darwinism, competition is among the chief driving forces of nature. Competition is what allows living organisms to thrive, prosper, and over time evolve into even more successful creatures. Aside from its… Continue reading

The Smartest Fish in the World

There are many versions of an old folktale where a man casts his net to the sea and brings back a magic fish. The fish, in exchange for its freedom, promises to grant… Continue reading

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