Monthly Archives: August 2015

Entry 485: Going Up…

Here’s something to think about the next time you’re standing in the lobby of a building waiting, like, forever for an elevator to take you to the third floor: a Canadian-based company called Thoth Technology has been granted U.S. and … Continue reading

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Entry 484: Wax On, Wax Off

In case you don’t follow the world of pop stars as closely as I do, I want to fill you in on the recent controversy surrounding Nicki Minaj, who is not pictured at right. I’m not talking about Nicki Minaj the … Continue reading

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Entry 483: Tut and Go

My efforts to incorporate the latest technology into my daily life are often met with derision, mostly from my daughter Casey. I’ll do things like use my iPhone to take a video of our puppy, only to be unable to … Continue reading

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Entry 482: Romancing the (Head)stone

Two years ago I wrote about the newest (and possibly the only) tourist attraction in Irving, TX–the nondescript home in which Lee Harvey Oswald slept the night before he may or may not have killed President Kennedy. Little did I … Continue reading

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Entry 481: Shorter, Better Lives

We live too long. Too long for nature, too long for our personal resources and too long for our nation’s resources. We really should stop doing that. The futurist Ray Kurzweil, who I’ve previously written about, believes that, starting in … Continue reading

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Entry 480: Snails, Whales and Armadillo Tails

From time to time, I’ve used this space to wonder about the state of Florida and why we allow it to continue to exist. It is America’s male genitalia (really–look at a map), and it regularly ejaculates its sperm of lunacy … Continue reading

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Entry 479: The Worst Way to Die

Back in February, I wrote a post with some truly remarkable segues. I don’t like to brag, but this particular piece performed the incredible feat of transitioning seamlessly from the movie Independence Day to a dating website for farmers and … Continue reading

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