Category Archives: Science and Technology

Humans are Sheep–Stand with the Flock?

A small social experiment–would you stand at a buzzer just because everybody else does? In “free” societies, it’s often used as an insult to call people “sheep.”  We like to say, “Do your own thing,” and “Be yourself,” and “Don’t do … Continue reading

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Brother and Sister Plan to Have a Baby Together

Chalk that headline up as another one that’s not quite what you might think it is but gets attention. “Funnily enough, there’s actually nothing remotely incestuous about my sister and I planning to have a baby together,” said Australian Samuel Leighton-Dore.  … Continue reading

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Where’s The Blogs?

As of right now, you may notice there’s almost a year gap between blog posts.  Yes, we’re aware of it, and yes, we’re working on it.  We had something of a glitch ($%&!#X!) in doing an update.  It’s in the … Continue reading

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Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia 10 Year Anniversary

No, it’s not the 10-year anniversary of the book. Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht came out just a couple years ago–then was pulled from publication very, very quickly. (Obscenity? Plagiarism? Government Crackdown?) And no, it’s not the 10-year anniversary … Continue reading

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Stop Mattel’s Eavesdropping Hello Barbie

“I want strangers spying on and talking to little girls.” If you agree with the above, there’s no need for concern. If you do not, then know that Mattel has announced “Hello Barbie.” The doll has a transmitter to pick … Continue reading

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World Leaders Secrets Leaked: What About Yours?

An autofill error led to personal information of 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, being leaked.  While it happened last year, the information is just now being released. “The personal details of 31 of the world’s leading political … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality Could End February 26–FCC Chair Speaks

The American Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote on net neutrality on 26 Februrary, 2015. This decision could affect every single person who uses the Internet in America, and possibly beyond. What is net neutrality? It’s the idea … Continue reading

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh. The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why? I teach first grade and almost all my kids … Continue reading

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Goodbye Yahoo! Contributor Network

I have published several articles through the Yahoo! Contributor Network including Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Voices, and Yahoo! Sports.  I just had one published a few days ago, and was working on another. That’s over.  They aren’t taking any more submissions, and within about a month, … Continue reading

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Having Trouble Posting Blog Comments?

Apparently some people have been getting an error message when they try to post.  Often this is something saying, “You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down” — even when they haven’t posted any comments in days! We’re very sorry … Continue reading

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