Category Archives: ponderings

Who are the Five Most Famous People in the World?

On a Global scale who are the five people alive today who could be recognized by the most people? Not being famous in only China, Brasil, or Canada, but encompassing the whole Earth. We'll call it earthfame just to keep it snappy and memorable. Continue reading

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Accents

I read this at forum and it cracked me up. I thought you might like to read it too. Continue reading

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How Now Brown Cow?

One thing that has always bothered me is the scientific process, and the hypothesis. I was told to come up with a hypothesis before starting research. A hypothesis was an answer to a question. How can you come up with … Continue reading

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America’s Future

I found this article from the BBC an interesting read: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7657473.stm Blub from the website: "Barack Obama's emergence as a presidential candidate in the US represents a profound change in the American psyche, distinguished historian Simon Schama argues in his … Continue reading

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Focus Group Politics

"The point about focus group politics is that there isn't one, because people are contradictory and irrational. and so you have a problem in terms of deciding what you are going to do if all you do is listen to … Continue reading

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The not so lost tribe

Recently the photographer came clean that the supposedly unknown "lost" tribe in the amazon was a hoax. Read more about it at this link:

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blog Action Day

I wish I could have found this earlier, so I could have prepared. I'm rather split when it comes to the environment. I think being a  non-polluting, recycling, energy-saving person is a good idea. When I go to put it … Continue reading

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Mounds or Almond Joy?

Sometimes I feel like taking the elevator. Its usually when I'm lethargic and my brain is weary from a full days work. The elevator is a welcomed pause between work and deciding what to eat for supper. Other days I … Continue reading

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Paying for a Haircut

Before I left for Ecuador in July I decided to have my hair cut. The picture above is of me before my haircut. It was taken a day before I had it cut. This picture above is me after my … Continue reading

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Conformity

I've been thinking a lot lately about conformity. Quotes on conformity give some people's opinions on the subject. In classes I have learned that the American culture is individualistic and many Asian cultures collectivistic. Or in other words, Americans look … Continue reading

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