Trumwill on the pros and cons of watching in bulk.
CVS will no longer sell tobacco products. Victory?
This week: Sports, Jobs, Health Care, Building Stuff, Asia, and Europe!
Partially, this article from the Wall Street Journal is about smartphones: In early October, Michael Irvin stood up to leave a New York City restaurant when he glanced at his iPhone and noticed it was powering off. When he turned it back on again, all of his information—email programs, contacts, family photos, apps and music…
A cold wind blows where the weather is ordinarily quite lovely.
Trumwill investigates the intersection of sports, narrative, and race.
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This week: Power, Far Out, Entertainment, Money Education, and America!
There has been a spate of skepticism towards the alleged impending physician shortage.
Blessed be those who pursue their dreams. More blessed be those who don’t.
This week: Psychology, Law, Healthcare, Abandoned things, Entertainment, Technology, USA, and the World!
States, in a specific order. The highest being somewhere south of 2000, the lowest being fewer than five.
Will Truman plans to write a serial story involving superheroes. He wants your help! Specially, he wants to know if you know of any good superhero team names. Also, can you draw?
This week: Munchies, Driving, Technology, Politics, Education, Labor, and Jobs.
This week: Japan, Income, Education, Education, STEM, Holidays, Maps, Culture, & Politics!
Will Truman is not necessarily a fan of Johnny Manziel or Texas A&M, but nonetheless hopes Johnny Football stays there for another year.
Energy: [En1] The decline of oil. [En2] Smart street lights may save energy. Imagine, of course, what robocars will do. [En3] The media has focused quite a bit on the upheavel caused by the energy boom in North Dakota. David Blackmon explains what its own oil boom means to West Texas and the Texas economy.…
Yesterday our flight was delayed for about an hour and a half. Then, once on the tarmac and runway, we were out there waiting for another hour. It was hot, it was uncomfortable. We eventually took off, flew, and landed. Throughout the entire time, my electronic devices were publicly and visibly on and I was…
This week: Education, Geekery, Dating, Death, Asia, Latin America, and the United States of America!
From same-sex marriage to polygamy? Not really. Well, not yet, at any rate.
Steven Taylor argues that one of the main reasons that we don’t have a third party is that we have the primary process as opposed to the parties selecting its nominees: Indeed, I would argue that one of the main reasons we do not have serious third parties in the US is that the primary…
Linky Friday returns! This week: Progress, Work, Culture, Sports, Governance, Health, Earth, and Beyond!
From most to least: Georgia, California, Wyoming, Rhode Island, Nevada, Arizona, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Virginia, Nebraska, Louisiana, Missouri, Maine, Connecticut, Mississippi, Florida, Colorado, Washington, Arkansas, New York, West Virginia, Minnesota, New Jersey, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, Iowa, Alabama, Vermont, North Dakota, Kansas, Delaware, Illinois, New Hampshire, Ohio, Idaho,…
Trumwill rants like a drunk guy on a bar stool about the college football post-season.
These are the largest 100 cities, in a particular order: Washington (DC), Newark, Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, New Orleans, St. Louis, Birmingham, Cleveland, Memphis, Jersey City, Cincinnati, Boston, Norfolk, Baton Rouge, Detroit, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Orlando, Kansas City, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Dallas, San Francisco, Savannah, Tampa, Los Angeles, Greensboro, Miami, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Winston-Salem, St. Petersburg,…
A trick play in California: For those that don’t want to watch the video, the QB takes the ball and starts yelling at the sidelines that there’s something wrong with the ball. What the defense doesn’t realize is that technically the ball has been snapped and the play is afoot. He walks outside the defense’s…
Some Amazon employees are suing over unpaid security searches: A Pennsylvania man who works for Internet retail giant Amazon says the company is taking advantage of workers by putting them through daily security checks that last anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes — and eat into unpaid hours, before work, after work and during lunch…
Just before the buzzer, Trumwill presents this week’s Monday Trivia!
We ate at a Mexican Restaurant last night. While eating, a guy in a sombrero and a Guy Fawkes mask came out and started dancing to the Tejano music. By the time I got over the sheer amount of weird in the whole thing and got my camera phone out, he went back to the…
Anyone have recommendation on a good MP3 splitter to cut audiobooks into 1-hour increments? I figure there should be a free one available, but I’m willing to pay for it, especially if there is reasonable DRM that would allow me to effortlessly move the license from one computer to another.
This Week: Education, Progress, Housing, Jobs, America, and Utah. (LF will be taking another break for a week or two.)
Once upon a time, if I wanted to go out for a sandwich, I would say “I would like to go out for a sandwich” and I would go out and get a sandwich. Now, if I want to go out for a sandwich, I say “I would like to go out for a sandwich. I think I will, within the next few days, go out and get a sandwich.”
I’ve spent the last couple days trying to get my new antennae working. I was hoping that, while my brother was in town, I’d be able to get some NFL games for him. Try as I might, though, I could only get three UHF stations (including NBC, PBS, and Ion/Pax). I moved the antenna here,…
This is probably old news for a lot of political followers, but I was unaware this was something Democrats (and maybe Republicans? Don’t know) have been doing:
Linky Friday makes an appearance! On the docket: Energy, hysteria, culture, government, and work.
A man stopped on a routine traffic violation ended up getting an anal probe in search for drugs that weren’t there.