Exciting Reading

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Yesterday kicked off the first day of CPAC in Washington, so most are distracted with what the GOP and Republican types are speaking on, complaining about, and rallying for. It is serious business, and 2016 is a big deal. So i figure the only way to get some attention away from that is to mention sex. You guys are so simple. Here we have it: from tech to sex, from innovation to the absurd… How Spritz Redesigned Reading, Letting You Scan 1,000 Words a Minute This could very well put me on top of the world! Interesting new live art medium. Women Read Out Loud Until Orgasm This just sounds (pun) absolutely ridiculous and staged. ‘Cubitt’s idea for the project evolved … Read More

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Food Bites

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I want to let you in on something you may have not considered: you crave what you eat, you don’t eat what you crave. Think about this. Humans are creatures of habit and our metabolism has been set up this way. This is why different cultures subsist on different diets. Each digestion acclimated to what was available. Now, we have everything available from everywhere in the world. The science still applies. Thus, what you are in the habit of consuming, what your body metabolizes, is what it begins to ask for essentially; this is why food addictions are so easy to fall into. This concept is also to the benefit of fast food franchises and processed food manufacturers. Sugar is … Read More

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Worth Noting

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Posting a compilation of important links I’ve recently come across. The Good Men Project-The Conversation No one Else is Having Also, if you listen to talk radio, my favorite intellectual is Dennis Prager. He has 3 different hours in his weekly show specifically dedicated to other topics besides politics and world events. One of them is the Male-Female hour. It’s a very open, honest, and raw discussion of male psychology, relationship dynamics, and general questions females may have in this regard. I’ve listened for years, and people call in all the time saying how their marriage has been saved from it. You can subscribe to his podcast. It’s hour 2 on Wednesdays. The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology on How … Read More

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In All Seriousness

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There’s a lot to take in regarding the current war zone of despair racking Ukraine. Let’s recap, out of Quartz Yanukovych’s days were numbered.  That is when opposition protesters poured into Independence Square in loud defiance of a law pushed through by Yanukovych that effectively outlawed public dissent. An axiom of such situations is that strongmen are in trouble when protesters stop fearing bullets, and so it was for Yanukovych on Jan. 28—shots were fired, but his opponents stayed put and stubbornly demanded his resignation. To defuse the situation, he had parliament reverse itself, and he pushed out his prime minister. But events already were set in motion. Yesterday, Yanukovych agreed to accelerate elections that were scheduled for next February. And … Read More

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Bright and Shiny and Playful

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Oh geez, I post one pic of some luxury vehicles, and then presumed to be shallow because I admire quality craftsmanship. Give me a break! Tells you more about the other person’s  issues with money. No, i do not put value in material goods, but i do value quality. Big difference. Designing is not only a creative drive, but as I mentioned in the last post, a necessary component of evolving. Beyond aesthetics, how does this object make my life easier? I always ask ‘is it efficient?’. Art generally falls into the playful, enjoyable arena. Do we need it to do anything for us, other than make us feel good…rhetorical, but no. That’s why it is art. Visual News is … Read More

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