Showing posts tagged with generally bizarre

10 Crazy Things People Will Do on Facebook That They Won't in Real Life

By - January 24, 2014

Tthe advent of and rise in popularity of social media has served not just to highlight that people, as a whole, are more than a little quirky. This new medium of social interaction has also served to unleash new horrors to the masses and cultivate amongst them a feeling that these eccentricities aren’t odd at all. Call me crazy, but I doubt you will after you read this list and recognize many of your friends on it—and gasp! Maybe even you… Read more »

Putting the X in Exercise

By - April 27, 2013

It's time to out an X-rated piece of exercise equipment. Read more »

M is for Mythology: A Crash Course in Zeus-dom

By - April 15, 2013

I've always been interested in mythology. The stories are entertaining, and I am fascinated that the gods were such jerks (Side note: no, God, not you...the lower case gods). I mean, usually the gods and goddesses were jealous, angry, spiteful, and/or stupid. Take, for example, the story of Cronus, the father of the "supergod" Zeus... Read more »

Are You Afraid?

By - February 26, 2013

We live in a culture of fear, where everywhere you turn, someone is telling you what you should be afraid of next. Plane crashes account for very few deaths in comparison to say, automobile accidents, but media sensationalism surround plane crashes causes far more folks to be terrified to fly than to climb into their Buick. The number of shark attacks is relatively low- in 2008, only one shark fatality was reported as opposed to the 709 deaths related to faulty toasters (Side note: Perhaps the title of the movie should be changed from the Brave Little Toaster to the Deadly Little Toaster). And yet, while we're over here worrying about plane crashes and sharks, here are a few more things we aren't worrying about that maybe be we should be. Read more »

Following Religiously

By Colby Marshall - December 6, 2012

The Pope joins twitter. The big question now is what's next-- facebook or pinterest? Read more »