It’s likely that the Mars Opportunity rover is effectively dead. I’m crying about it. And that’s okay. … More Why I cried about a robot and other weird human quirks
I joined way back when it was The Facebook. Only students at approved colleges and universities could join. Everyone on my “Friends” list was an actual person that I had met, and generally someone I had spoken face-to-face with at least once a month. We could draw doodles on each other’s walls and I had … More Adding happy by subtracting Facebook
So Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is an app that exists (here on Google Play, as well). The premise of the game is that you are new to Hollywood and by meeting Kim Kardashian, you are suddenly welcome to a world of gaming the players to instantly become famous. Naturally. You work at a clothing store, and … More What I Learned About Getting Famous from the Kim Kardashian App
So yes, I heckled some abortion protesters today. Their signs were just so stupid. In front of the parade of them were women carrying signs “I regret my abortion.” I’m genuinely sorry that you had to experience that situation and regret, but why should that make me want to outlaw abortion? The fact that YOU … More Heckling
I don’t know why I care so much. Whenever I meet someone, I must know within a few moments a short list of important personality and lifestyle features; their preferred gender, their relative age, a general category for their sense of humor and a vague impression of their sexual orientation. While I’m a staunch postmodernist, … More But I Want to Know!
I went to Kroger today, hoping to grab a can of tea. Deciding that I should probably also grab some sort of foodstuff for breakfasting, I started to wander the fruit section. I grabbed a lovely Bartlett pear at $1.79/lb, making it 75 cents. And then I spotted a dragonfruit. It had no label indicating … More Adventures in Grocerying