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Did you know that dentures were originally made with real human teeth? And that the teeth came from dead people? Sometimes the teeth came from dead soldiers on the battlefield, which was the fate of the fallen soldiers during the …

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American Idol is back for another season, with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick, Jr., searching for the best-of-the-best to compete in Hollywood Week. Keith is my favorite of the three Idol judges with his quirky exuberance and …

You’ve got to give the U.S. government an A-plus for consistency. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, they wanted two waves of UFOs kept out of the news, and they succeeded. Today, they want all negative news regarding Ebola …

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One conspiracy theory being bandied about is that initially, Ebola was engineered as a bio-weapon, designed by the United States military to depopulate the planet. The Reverend Louis Farrakhan has taken it one step further, to suggest that Ebola is …

Ebola Doom and Gloom vs. Optimism

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You can’t help but wonder whether the United States is being overly optimistic, or if the United Kingdom is being overly full of doom and gloom in the heat of the Ebola crisis. The U.S. headlines are full of cheery …

 

Ebola Conspiracy Theories vs. Mother Nature vs. Overpopulation

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Conspiracy theories are starting to take hold in the wake of the Ebola crisis, and bloggers have taken to the airways with theories. The latest conspiracy theory is that a faction of people are intent on fueling the spread of …

 

The Best Jewel Games Never Die

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A gazillion years ago, at least it feels that long in memory, my computer was loaded up with games. Some of them came already loaded, and others I purchased along the way. Some of my favorite games were even shareware, …

 

Ebola: Can we trust people to self-quarantine?

Not long ago, I read a blog post that predicted trouble brewing with Ebola, because humans simply will not take precautions. We barge out into the world as if we’re invincible, and we don’t worry about those around us who …

 

My 10 Favorite Albert Einstein Quotes

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Albert Einstein, who lived from 1879 to 1955, is best known for his theory of relativity and special relativity, but did you know that a simple compass triggered his lifelong passion in the field of physics? He was just a …

 

Memories of the Atlanta Limelight Disco

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I was a Limelight Twinkie. At least that’s what one of the regulars there told me. He said that the Limelight solo dancers were nicknamed “Twinkies” — maybe as a shortened version of Twinkletoes. There were quite a few of …