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Gallery: Some of My Favorite Classic Fine Art

For me, art speaks to me in as many volumes as any book. This painting to the left by Vincent Van Gogh has defined the meaning of fine art. I can get lost in the flow of the sky, lost in the stars, play in the hills, and see myself within the town below. this … Continue reading

Kilobots: A Potentially Dangerous Science Project or Benefit to Mankind?

“Kilobots were created by members of the Self-Organizing Systems Research Group led by Radhika Nagpal, the Thomas D. Cabot Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and a Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard. A team that also includes Michael … Continue reading

What is Politics? It’s not in the Dictionary

Let me begin with a strict definition of politics and the etymology of the word as taken from http://wikipedia.org Definition: “Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, “of, for, or relating to citizens”) is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or … Continue reading

Political Cartoons: A Look at Obama & GOP Candidates

  Let’s take a fun look at some recent political cartoons. Hey, it is good to laugh once in a while…What do you think makes political cartoons so funny? I think it is because they touch on the feelings of the public. So, in a sense, it makes their humor biting and true albeit exaggerated. … Continue reading

Ndamukong Suh: Misunderstood or Just a Big Brat?

By now, every professional football fan knows about the events on Thanksgiving Day when Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh shoved the head (with helmet on) of Evan Dietrich Smith of the Green Bay Packers into the turf then stomped on his arm. The football fans of the world also know that the NFL has decided … Continue reading

Cutting Edge Music: Portugal. The Man

This is my first post in my Cutting Edge Entertainment Series. In this series, I will showcase those in Entertainment (bands, actors, directors, writers, etc.) that are out there doing their thing that happens to be different from everyone else. The first in the series is an American psychedelic rock band based in Portland, Oregon, … Continue reading

Justice Served? Conrad Murray Sentenced to Max Term

Dr. Conrad Murray has just been sentenced to a maximum term sentence of four years to be served in the LA County Jail. This would seem to close a chapter in one of the biggest tragedies to hit the entertainment world this century. Whether or not Michael Jackson was a contributing factor in his own … Continue reading

The Euro Zone Crisis, Super-Dud Committees, Doublethink, and the Failure of the New World Order

Doublethink defined: “the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them….To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just as long as it is needed, … Continue reading

UC Davis Pepper Spray & Other Thanksgiving Recipes

Ah, it’s the holiday season again.  Everyone is working out to prepare for the epic food event of Thanksgiving and the Black Friday shopping event the next day. Families everywhere are sifting through old family thanksgiving recipes. By the way you can check out some good thanksgiving recipes at this website: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Holiday—Celebration-Recipes/Thanksgiving-Recipes You can smell … Continue reading

Tragedy at OSU: Coach Budke, Serna, Others Die in Small Plane Crash

Oklahoma State University Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna former State Sen. Olin Bransetter (82) and his wife Paula (79) were killed Thursday in a small engine plane crash in a rugged section of Central Arkansas. Budke, 50, and Serna, 36, were flying to Little Rock for a recruiting trip. The single-engine … Continue reading

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