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Popular Misconceptions Vol. 1

Considering the fact that this blog is titled, “Humor Me,” it’s obvious it’s self-serving and indulgent, but occasionally I try to give back. That’s why I’m taking the time to debunk a few popular ideas that have gained traction despite being nothing more than mere myths and Hollywood hokum. 868 more words


Destiny is for Losers

“Destiny is for losers. It’s just a stupid excuse to wait for things happen instead of making them happen.”

-Blair Waldorf

Sometimes there are quotes that hit you with no warning and stick with you upon its first utterance. 244 more words

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The Crux of the Matter

Over the past week, there has been a tremendous amount of digital ink spilt over the case of Brendan Eich. Eich was a talented programmer who ascended to the position of CEO at Mozilla (creator of Firefox) and then resigned in the wake of controversy. 1,281 more words


Third culture kids

This past summer, I went on a short-term mission trip to Nicaragua and stayed with a family of missionaries from the States that had been in Nicaragua for the last seven years. 379 more words

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Miss Holiday Golightly, Travelling

I noticed that the mailbox belonging to Apt 2 had a name-slot fitted with a curious card. Printed, rather Cartier-formal, it read: Miss Holiday Golightly; and underneath, in the corner, Travelling. 299 more words

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Science: More than just a class you forgot about

If there’s one area that I’m 100% unqualified to discuss, it is science.  Now in my defense, I have a community college biology class under my belt so I’m really only 99.9% (.1% margin of error of course) unqualified to elaborate on science– so let’s begin.


Is the Internet Good or Bad?

I’ve been meaning to link this for a while now. It is a thoughtful piece on technology, surveillance, politics and power, set against the tumultuous protests… 178 more words

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