Top Ten Things I Survived in 2011

Pretty soon we will be ushering in the New Year. Cue the annual traditions of Top Ten Lists, New Year’s Resolution creating, and get ready for a year of highly irritating “The World is Ending” humor. Before 2012 comes along, I wanted to remember 2011. It was a year where Continue Reading →

Santa Issues & Other Thoughts – One Blogger’s Perspective

Let me start this off by saying that as one who celebrates Christmas, I actually don’t mind most of the trappings of the holiday. My issue is Santa! Yes…Santa. Somehow, the American-version of Santa has always fallen short for me.  Here’s why: 1. I’m too smart for own good: I figured Continue Reading →

North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il reported dead >> Reflections

It has been a tumultuous year in regards to geopolitics  sociopolitics with several rather infamous world figures having died over the past year. First, Osama Bin Laden, then, Muammar Gaddafi, and now Kim Jong-Il. Twitter, the blogoshpere , Facebook, and the news networks are all buzzing non-stop over North Korean Continue Reading →

Latinos de Corazón: Bloggers Edition >> Spanish Friday

[Today’s Friday Feature is written in Spanish as part of Spanish Friday. The English translation is below; La traducción en ingles esta al final] El post de “Spanish Friday” esta semana será un post de “Friday Feature” también. Algunos de mis blogs favoritos pertenecen a individuos que me gusta referir Continue Reading →

Martes Trece- Bad Luck Tuesday!

People in Anglo-Saxon cultures tend to watch their backs and think of the prime day for bad luck as being on Friday the 13th. Meanwhile, in Spain, Latin America, and Greece Tuesday is the day to look out for. (Friday the 13th is a day I am a fan of Continue Reading →

Play a Video Game, Help Cure a Disease : Discovery News

I set this up as a twitter post at first and then decided to share it here, on the blog.Here’s an excerpt from the article: “Video gamers are advancing the frontiers of science. Already, they’ve played games that ultimately help map the shapes of proteins. Now they’re also advancing scientists’ Continue Reading →

Of compound eyes and hallucinogenic evolution

I’ve always been a fan of the paleontology and like many children I went through a dinosaur phase. (Complete with making my parents buying those mail order fossils and chunks of petrified wood.) It is the reason why this article about the apex predator of the seas, 500 million years Continue Reading →

Top 5 Lunch Break Tweets

London Ranks At The Top For Most Fashionable City In The World http://t.co/tyAEa88 — Complex (@ComplexMag) August 18, 2011 Vote James T. O'Neill. Your vote is appreciated. Poll: AoM Put Up Your Dukes Photo Contest http://t.co/oywkcq5 — Jose Feliciano (@lifeclearhazy) August 18, 2011 New post: Japanese mummies! http://t.co/KQFbglp — Tofugu Continue Reading →

A Father’s Worth >> Sunday Sense

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert quotes (English metaphysical Poet and Clergyman, 1593-1633) Happy Father’s Day! This Sunday Sense quote is pretty straight forward! Hope all the fathers out there enjoy their special  day. To those single mothers out there, Happy Father’s Day to you, too! Continue Reading →

Solution to Global Food Crisis Lies With Poop

Yep, they finally started making meat from people to solve the global food crisis, but not in the way that you would have thought. In a weird twist, the meat is being made from human waste a.k.a. poop! This video explains the process. Also, the new meat has fewer calories Continue Reading →