What atheists need to ask the faithful ~ JT Eberhard

JT Eberhard is a persuasive young man. An atheist and advocate for freedom of thought, he speaks regularly about atheism and how to discuss religion and atheism with religious believers. During this talk, JT Eberhard asks a number of questions that hit home and trace...

Non-obvious, inexpensive items everyone should have

A reddit crowd-sourced list of NON-obvious  items that everyone should have.  Here are a few that I found a little unusual. Visit reddit for the explanations 😀 Jumper cables Lint roller Ear Plugs High quality socks Headlamp Paracord and knot knowledge Cast iron...

We suck and we’re sorry ~ Millennials respond to being called “lazy”

Millennials respond to "lazy" label - This funny, satirical video depicts the feelings of a small group of millennials about being called lazy. "We suck and we're sorry." At first they seem slightly contrite, but as you watch, the real message comes through... It's...

If you’re happy and you know it, that’s a sin!

I bust up every time I see this. Having gone through six years of Catholic school, I know there's more than a little truth behind the image: If you're happy and you know it, that's a sin! I tease about my Catholic schooling, but I was very lucky--even blessed--to have...

Julia Child’s kitchen at the Smithsonian

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An enemy is one whose story we have not heard – Heineken ad as evidence

This Heineken ad is brilliant. Titled "World's Apart" and produced for the #OpenYourWorld campgain, I unreservedly declare it worth your time to watch to the end. It's a beautiful statement about humanity. An enemy is one whose story we have not heard. ~ Gene Knudsen...

Dilbert – How was your weekend?

Dilbert - How was your weekend? OUCH! This Dilbert cartoon hits too close to home. If I was honest, this would often be my answer to the question: How was your weekend? Dilbert - How was your weekend?

Why some new car engines burn oil – Scotty Kilmer

Here's a good example of why I like Houston auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer's videos. Scotty reveals the dirty little secrets auto manufacturers don't want you to know. In this video, Scotty explains why new, well-designed and built cars should NOT burn oil. And if your...

Ruger 22/45 Lite ~ I want this gun!

Ruger 22/45 Lite ~ This looks like a fun gun to shoot. I've shot Ruger Mark IIs plenty, and the Ruger 22/45 series look similar in a lot of ways--except for the significant difference in the grip angle, which is designed to emulate the 1911. YouTuber BRANDON401401...

Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials

This fact boggles my mind: Nearly 20 minutes of almost every hour of TV programming is commercials. Put another way: Nearly a third of my TV viewing time is commercials. It drives me away from network and cable television programming and toward pay sites like Netflix...

Domesticated foxes ~ Are they like dogs?

I'd watched a documentary some years ago about a Russian scientist who, in 1959 or so, started trying to domesticate foxes in hopes of discovering how wolves were domesticated into dogs. Surprisingly, the answer to that question still remains a mystery. This video...

Old insults with class ~ by redditor Jesse_James

Found this thread of old insults while browsing reddit post What old insults need to make a comeback? My favorite contribution was a long list of insults from famous politicians, authors and the like curated by redditor Jesse_James.

“That’s not the way you should think about it”

I took my car into a Toyota dealership some weeks ago for a repair I thought Toyota should pay for. After stating I knew my car trouble was not the service rep's fault, I noted that I did think Toyota should be asked to pay for the service. How the service rep....

Elon Musk interviewed by Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is a force of nature. Her interview with Elon Musk, another force of nature, yields some manageable storms. Kara's personality and interview style is to kibitz during the interview, and this has the wonderful effect of throwing subjects off-message....