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Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

A Little Background I enjoy eating sometimes but oftentimes it is more of a chore. Unfortunately, eating is a necessity if I want to be healthy, energetic, productive. I’ve written about Soylent, a meal replacement...

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

I recently moved into a new part-time position which then became a full-time position and thereupon provided benefits including health insurance. Up until that point Sheila and I had been being hit with fairly...

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

I’ve been talking about self-driving cars for years, even posted about it on this site. I can’t wait for cars to drive themselves, for personal and selfish reasons, but there are several really good reasons for...

Disarming My Smartphone.

Disarming My Smartphone.

The Backstory (Probably more than you need or want to know…but hey, I’m writing and you are reading – you can skip this section and I’ll never know) I have a rough time sleeping...

Bill Gates and Mosquitos

Bill Gates and Mosquitos

Bill Gates has a long history. I remember reading a biography of him when I was a teenager. At that point Gates was both respected and hated. Microsoft had an iron fist on much...

How Some Famous Creatives Worked.

How Some Famous Creatives Worked.

This is a fascinating infographic from Info We Trust regarding the daily habits of some famous creative individuals. I’ve included my own observations based on the data below the image. You can click on the...

I Have Good News For Those Stuck in PDF Copy and Paste Hell.

I Have Good News For Those Stuck in PDF Copy and Paste Hell.

PDFs are a wonderful and horrible invention. PDF means Portable Document Format and they essentially create a document that displays consistently no matter what device you view it on. You’ve probably been sent a...

Why is Netflix’s Website SO Abominable?

Why is Netflix’s Website SO Abominable?

I don’t have cable or broadcast television. I watch almost exclusively via the internet (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video). I pay my $8/mo. to Netflix and am fairly happy – though not as happy...