Monthly Archives: June 2014

What beauty looks like

A fascinating piece over at The AtlanticĀ of Esther Honig, a journalist and social media manager who sent a simple picture of herself to web designers around the world asking them to photoshop her with the simple request of “make me … Continue reading

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Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes) Returns! (sort of…)

Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes quietly snuck pack into the spotlight this week, doing the middle panel in a collaboration inthis weeks Pearls Before Swine comics done by Stephan Pastis “Exclusive” article at the Washington Post hereĀ (which … Continue reading

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What’s the 2nd Largest Religion Where You Live?

Found this in an article at The Washington Post. Fascinating stuff. The group who releases this religious census every decade, the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies site is here.

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The Obama / Bowe Bergdahl / Taliban prisoner swap mess

  But really, once again, we as a nation ignore the important underlying issues. First, let’s get one basic and important fact straight. The Afghan Taliban have never been officially labeled as a terrorist organization- they are “enemy combatants” in … Continue reading

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R.I.P.- Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin

The workd has lost a rare and great soul… Sasha is probably best known as “The Godfather of Ecstasy”. The man who rediscovered the drug MDMA. And who saw it’s great potential for therapeutic use and so opted to turn … Continue reading

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