Wisdom on the Bus

The primary reasons devices like Apple’s iPod have taken off (besides aesthetics) is their size and capacity.  Portable CD players are much bulkier, and in order to carry a large library of music you need to carry several discs.  You can condense your...

Official Language?

Alright, this has made the rounds a few times, but it’s still funny: The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the...

Childhood… Mulched

On a sad personal note, I was recently out in the country and it seems that the property owner for the section of forest behind my parent’s home has taken upon himself to drive a very large machine through and mulch an angry looking swath through the trees. The...

iSolation?

With the popularity of portable media players, particularly Apple’s iPod, I’ve been seeing around town a proliferation of headphones over people’s ears. It gave me pause to think for a moment – if we’re all walking around with headphones...

Half of the World Gets a Space Hero

It can really open your eyes in terms of perspective when you see a simple image on Television. Maybe it’s just me. I was never really captivated by what the schools had to offer when I was younger, so I didn’t always pay attention to what they had to...