Why You Should Never Over-Analyze

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There’s a TV show on PBS called Sid the Science Kid. It is, without a doubt, one of the most formulaic, inspid shows on the network. The fact that it whips a little science on the viewers is great, but the characters are flat, the plot is predictable and the voice acting is terrible. Each episode begins with Sid, the …

Return of the Fortune Cookies!

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It’s been a while since I wrote about the goofy messages found in fortune cookies I’ve opened, but I’m back with one that I got just last night. Not exactly award-winning prose, eh?

UPS Hates Me – Proof!

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While they are always quick to deliver things that I have little interest in, when it comes to stuff I really really want, UPS makes me suffer. Now, I have proof that it’s intentional. The following is an authentic*, accurate* and true* transcript of a phone conversation that took place last week between representatives of UPS and NewEgg.com. NewEgg: Hello, …

Ian is Learning Baby Sign Language!

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My son, Ian, is just a day over 9 months old. Like his big sister, Ian will be taught some sign language as he grows up. No, he’s not deaf; he’s not hearing impaired in the least. Signing with infants in the months before they can talk is awesome. Sign language is wonderful for relieving stress and anxiety due to …

Dear Albertson’s Checkout Lady…

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Dear Albertson’s checkout lady, The store’s current promotion is a fine deal: customers receive one stamp for every ten dollars they spend, and when they collect enough stamps they may trade them in for a piece of cookware. I’ve participated in a few Albertson’s promotions in the past. I own a nice chef’s knife and a fantastic wok that I …

21 Things That Should Be Blowing Your Mind (But Probably Aren’t)

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There’s nothing on this list that we shouldn’t be amazed by, but honestly, most of us—myself included—take many of them for granted. Inspirational credit goes to Patton Oswalt, who does a bit about how amazing portable MP3 devices are on his new My Weakness is Strong album (“Wow, how many songs does it hold?” “Every song you’ve ever heard, or …