Monthly Archives: January 2011

Northern Dominance

It seems to me that northern nations have more than held their own against southern neighbours. Even when those southern neighbours outnumber their northern cousins. (Full disclosure: I am a Canadian, the second most northern land there is. That’s right … Continue reading

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Socialism Puts the Social in Social Democracy

I keep hearing some of the political discourse from the United States. Apparently socialism is worse than any of the dirty words. I’m surprised the FCC doesn’t bleep the word on network TV. Did Americans forget they are a Social … Continue reading

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Traiters

Update: Here is a third influence of date of birth effecting people. In the article kids with birthdates later in the year are more likely to be on drugs for ADHD. And now that I’ve seen this, I bet back … Continue reading

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Thoughts on What Really is Asian

It seems that using the name Asian to describe orientals is all the rage. Especially amongst the younger, more with it crowd. I think the name came from the oriental community, itself. Sometimes I am all for people defining themselves. … Continue reading

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How Art Made Me Fail a Science Course

Whereas my last post wast kind of boastful of my unique handwriting, this post is the opposite. Being an artist, taking science courses is usually just a bit curious. Usually it only has slight ramifications. Like for graphing in 3D, … Continue reading

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Handwriting Ideas

Once upon a time I would laugh at my Dad’s handwriting. Oh you could read it if you squinted a lot and were persistent. And aesthetically it wouldn’t be considered visually pleasing. Still, while going through early school my own … Continue reading

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Cut Off the Coattails

Most of what we call progress is brought to us through science. And that science is generally moved forward by scientists and technologists. As science becomes more complex and is built upon more previous work, shouldn’t we as a society … Continue reading

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Of Rock Picking and Cow Tipping

Now anyone who has seen the dark comedy Heathers (1989) has heard of cow tipping. This is the “sport” of sneaking up on a sleeping cow and pushing it onto its side (cows can sleep standing up). It has a … Continue reading

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Did the Vain Cat Start Bulimic Reasoning

Svelte, lithe, limber and supple all are words often used to describe cats. So much so that mixing the word feline into this list, wouldn’t be thought of as far off base. Many times this same list could be used … Continue reading

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