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Feb

Tribute to my fellow bloggers

Posted by in Intriguing

I’ve always considered myself a “knowledge fiend,” I simply can’t get enough of learning new things.  (I’ve already explicitly stated that I would watch Modern Marvels for eternity if I could.) My passion to learn and know more drove me to share the random assortment of things I discover through my quest. […]

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15
Feb

Infographics

Posted by in Musings

Humans have always been visual creatures. Even when we simply talk amongst each other, we usual visual cues to better elucidate what we are trying to communicate. Whenever we utilize data, we prefer to use charts or graphs to demonstrate our point. It is this very basic human characteristic that makes Information […]

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15
Feb
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Why is Red meat Red and White meat White?

Posted by in Musings

While I was enjoying a delicious flame roasted rosemary chicken yesterday afternoon, I was peeling apart the breast and I began to think “why is white meat white and red meat red?” And for that matter, “what about pink meat?” For any meat eaters out there, there is a clear […]

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5
Feb
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HappyNews.com – A breath of fresh air

Posted by in Intriguing

Although it is a necessity to watch the news to keep up with the world, often times the news is dominated by negative material. It seems 90% of the news is focused on war, riots, murders, scandals, or celebrity gossip. I feel I’m not alone when I just wish there […]

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5
Feb

What do you believe in?

Posted by in Questions

It seems to be an inherent quality of being human to believe in something.  I am not limiting my definition of “belief” to be religious belief, even though 84% of the world does believe in some sort of religion.  As I’ve already shown I’m very intrigued by religion, so I […]

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4
Feb

StumbleUpon – Making Unproductivity Productive

Posted by in Intriguing

StumbleUpon is every internet surfers best friend.  It has successfully and very efficiently taken the entire internet, so to speak, and created a means to filter through the endless content to display subject matter that it believes will be interesting to the user.  Here is basically how it works. Once […]

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4
Feb

The Digital Estate and Your Digital Afterlife

Posted by in Musings

The advent of computers, the internet and other forms of digital media have undoubtedly changed society forever.  Now we can quickly access thousands of websites in almost the blink of an eye.  We can video chat with individuals across continents.  We can even place purchase orders by the click of […]

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2
Feb

Modern Marvels – Best Show on Television

Posted by in Musings

If heaven exists, I would spend the rest of eternity watching Modern Marvels.  It is without a doubt my favorite show on television, and despite the fact I’ve almost seen every one of it’s almost 600 episodes, many of them more than once, I will continue to watch them for years to […]

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2
Feb

Drunk History – History made AWESOME

Posted by in Just For Fun

There is a phenomenal developing on the internet called Drunken History, and I must admit, it is one of the most creative and entertaining concepts I’ve come across in quite sometime.  The concept is simple: one person proceeds to get absurdly drunk, and they proceeds to tell a story about […]

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2
Feb

Who is the most intelligent person in history?

Posted by in Best Of, Questions

After watching an intriguing Modern Marvels focused on the life and achievements of the great Benjamin Franklin, I began to ponder over an impossible yet still intriguing question — who is the most intelligent person in history? Naturally this question leads to many other questions.  How do you define intelligence?  Is it a complete […]

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