Hey there, friends. It’s been a while, and for that I must apologize. I’m not much of a multi-tasker, or plate-spinner, if you will. I can keep one or, at best, maybe two of them spinning. Anything more, and chaos ensues. The New Plate Back in December I added a new plate to my collection. You can check it out here if you’d like. In short, it’s a creative design studio, where, among other things, I’ll be building new websites. As the name (PFC Studios) suggests, I consider it at least in some way affiliated with this blog. What does that … Read more »
We use our capacity for memory on a near-constant basis. But how about competing with it? That’s the premise of the United States Memory Championship. The Memory Championship is an annual contest where people all over the country compete with each other by memorizing and reciting different sources of information, anything from poems to random sets of numbers. The competition is fierce, but it didn’t scare away Joshua Foer. Foer is a science journalist and youngest of the three Foer brothers (famous for their impact in literature). He was covering the Memory Championship as a freelance journalist when started to … Read more »
You know, I dislike politics more than most people I know. I just can’t wait to be finished with all these stupid blog posts, the rants I read on Facebook, and the ads that crowd my screen. They sound so much like children on a playground throwing tantrums who are yelling about some nonsense which I, for one, can’t understand. And yet, I can’t help thinking that this price hardly compares to all the beauty and the freedom beneath the surface of this day. Because that’s what today is, really, a day when all who’ve reached eighteen are allowed to … Read more »
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