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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Nowadays, everyone likes to joke how Google is their second brain, or perhaps ridicule Google for making us so lazy. At the rate which information is increasing these days, it is becoming impractical for people to be expected to remember any significant portion, which is why people rely on search engines for knowledge. Simply having […] Continue reading
Everyone knows the place to be is somewhere like Reach. Imaging walking around in your two ton slab of steel riddled with the most advanced technology known to human-kind. No damage, no fear. Everything about that life sounds appealing. Imagine the adrenaline filled battles and the victorious triumph of slaying hordes of aliens. This life […] Continue reading
While some of you may “hit yourself in your own confusion” (Pokemon joke you may not get it) as to why I am not choosing Azeroth, World of Warcraft’s expansive world where I have spent over 150 days of play time, as the one I would most like to live in, I can promise you […] Continue reading
Do you know the muffin man? I do. Guess who is homies with the three little pigs. Me. Do you have a beauty of a girlfriend who is always sleeping? Obviously not. But I do. Where am I? I’m in the magical world of Shrek, where anything is possible. I probably wouldn’t want to be […] Continue reading
This may be the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make. Ok, not really, but it’s up there. The question is, which video game or movie universe would I pick to live in? After some very critical thinking (and some coin tossing) I’ve decided that if I had to choose a video game universe to […] Continue reading
Jerry had to speedwalk a good thirty more minutes until he’d reach his school. He had gotten up late because the solar-powered alarm clock had been broken for a week now, and he didn’t have time to walk to the supply center for a replacement. He wished that he was a better runner. Running would […] Continue reading
For many people, an earth-shattering technological breakthrough, and one that I believe will happen in the next fifty years, would be a closet that arranges outfits on its own. One would simply put an item into the closet, and the closet would, perhaps through some kind of scanner system, identify the type, style, color, fabric, […] Continue reading
Admit it…you were disappointed when you didn’t get accepted to Hogwarts when you were 11. OK, we know that Hogwarts is a figment of our collective imagination, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an AWESOME place, nor does it mean that some really great ideas can’t be taken from it. One of the coolest things […] Continue reading