In my hotel bathroom this morning, I see that I have been supplied with a white tea aloe conditioner for my hair. Who needs to put white tea and aloe in their hair? Sleepy burn victims?
In cosmetics, the new practice seems to be to name products after a pairing of plants: Lemon lavender soap, [...]
At the airport today, I came across this catalog from Avon, featuring the front cover message that I am “Just in time for the holiday rush.”
What this means, I think: I have, in the nick of time, gained access to a sacred rite of being in a hurry to get to something else.
Although the author of the Las Vegas Guardian Express article appears to be in earnest, she cites the Internet Chronicle article as the source for her information about the chemtrails leak by Edward Snowden, and takes the supposed quote from Snowden straight from the Internet Chronicle article. [...]
Since he appeared on the national scene in 2010, Senator Rand Paul has been a favorite of libertarians in the United States. Libertarians assert “the right to life — accordingly we support the prohibition of the initiation of physical force against others,” and also emphasize “the right to property… and the prohibition of robbery, trespass, [...]
Chris Inglis clearly explains, “(I’m) often asked the question about, “How is NSA transparent?” Some might read that question to be, “Does NSA put all of its secrets in the public domain?” Of course we don’t.” [...]
Ten facts they don’t tell children about Halloween. [...]
I have been boarded up in the basement of my home for 4 days straight now. I’ve been eating nothing but Ramen noodles and Cheezits, and drinking condensation on the pipes in this dark hole. The advertisers await outside, moaning, looking for a way in.
One calls out to me, telling me that if I [...]
Michael Caulfield writes as one of many “connectivist” advocates in education who place a high priority on the formation of social bonds in the classrom — what are often called “personal learning networks.” The amount and duration of connection in a class is seen as the indicator of its success. Caulfield uses connectivist ideas to [...]
According to the Bacon Today web site, which promises readers daily news about bacon, yesterday was International Bacon Day. There were few observances of the holiday that were not directly coordinated by corporate bacon interests, however.
There was a Bacon Festival in San Jose, California, but the event was a disaster. Event organizers Moveable [...]
Reading through a journal article, looking for insights into the relationship between individual and social identity, I came across the following model:
Is this how you perform identity negotiation over time?
What I do is kinda different:
Step 1: I try to figure out who the heck I am, and how that compares to [...]
Dragons are not the flying reptiles people have long assumed them to be. [...]