Po ~ Beyond yes and no

Edward de Bono, inventor of the idea and term lateral thinking, suggested we need to create a new type of statement, a statement that is neither true nor false, but exists purely to provoke other thoughts and ideas--anything coming out of President Trump might qualify...

Like alcohol and driving, it’s hard to mix cultures

(Below is blog post. It contains naive ramblings and no great conclusions---and lots of mizpellings and grammatical errors.) Why is it hard to mix cultures?...What is a culture? A culture is a collection of people who share certain beliefs and values and, to some...
Jimmer Reddekopp

A hui ho – Until we meet again – Jim (Jimmer) Reddekopp

Jim (Jimmer) Reddekopp, a dear friend of my wife, passed away recently. Jimmer and his family owned and operated the Hawaiian Vanilla Co. farm/restaurant in Hawaii. Our family visited once, and it was one of the most memorable vacation experiences I've ever had--and a...

Google glasses ~ Parody & Preview video

Google glasses are here--almost. Google released this preview video of what a day in your life with Google glasses might look like. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c6W4CCU9M4 And here is a parody of Google's "Glass Project"......

Trump touches orb with Saudi King & Egyptian President

This now famous image of Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt touching some kind of glowing orb has generated a lot of buzz and memes. The truth turns out to be pretty straight-forward. The occasion was the opening of a new...
FILM FROM THE APOLLO 15 MOON MISSION

Film from NASA 1971 Apollo 15 Moon Mission found in drawer

Holy moonshot, Batman! Imagine you're a professional photogapher and this happens to you: I recently had the amazing opportunity to work with some very interesting historical media. A retired NASA engineer friend contacted me having found a box of photographic films...

Gorgeous tiger cub photo by Harry Schindler

I'm totally adoring this tiger cub image by photographer Harry Schindler. Found it on Facebook, speaking of which, here's Harry Schindler's Facebook page. This image is actually a cropped portion of a larger tiger cub photo. Great work Harry!

Bait package reaction video featuring glitter bomb & fart spray

Justice for package thieves is achieved with this "over-engineered" bait package that took 6 months for a serious, young engineer to design and build (with help from his talented nerd friends). The reaction of the package thieves to the dispersal of...

Abraham Lincoln ~ Vampire Hunter?

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter - I thought it was a joke. Turns out, besides being a book by Seth Grahame-Smith, it's a movie by Tim Burton (as producer) that should come out next summer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34x6m-ahGIo Trailer looks exciting, with...

Railroad tracks in a forest ~ T.C. Chen

UPDATE: Looks like this photo is by T.-C. Chen. Would love to know who created this photograph of railroad tracks in a forest. Railroad tracks in forest - Imgur.

Dallas (Matherly) Fallert ~ Obituary

My Mother's best friend, Dallas (Matherly) Fallert, passed away. Dallas was a force of nature. With all her energy and enthusiasm, it's hard to imagine her gone. Together, she and my Mom got into a lot of mischief 😉 May she rest in peace...Below is her obituary from...

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...