Author Archives: atyp1cal

I am now seriously contemplating FACEBOOK SUICIDE

“Ordering the release of all private messages” on her accounts “would permit this defendant to obtain wholly irrelevant information as well as extremely private information to the extreme prejudice of plaintiff,” Romano contended in court filings. Continue reading

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Here is a post for all of those lucky people that LOVE their job!

“My job consists of basically masking my contempt for the assholes in charge, and, at least once a day, retiring to the men’s room so I can jerk off while I fantasize about a life that doesn’t so closely resemble … Continue reading

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an argument is good, a fight is not

while in high school, I always found myself challenging someone’s opinion whether it was in class or at a party. I was not only trying to figure out what they knew about a subject, but more importantly it forced me … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights

“Why were you in China?” asked the passport control officer, a woman with the appearance and disposition of a prison matron.

“None of your business,” I said.

Her eyes widened in disbelief.

“Excuse me?” she asked.

“I’m not going to be interrogated as a pre-condition of re-entering my own country,” I said. Continue reading

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How-to of the Day

If my years as a backcountry traveler have taught me anything, it’s this: backpacking should never EVER be attempted without coffee. If this statement does NOT ring true as a fundamental fact in alignment with the laws of the universe, then don’t bother reading any further. Continue reading

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Beyond Fossil Fuels

“Nearly 45 percent of the electricity in Portugal’s grid will come from renewable sources this year, up from 17 percent just five years ago.” “Portugal was well poised to be a guinea pig because it has large untapped resources of wind … Continue reading

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Get Past your Child Hood doubts by simply Starting

We all want to conquer new skills, but where to start? I seem to think of all the excuses not to do something initially rather than just going out there and doing it. People who succeed somehow find a way … Continue reading

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What Is It About 20-Somethings?

10. You take the phrase “permanent residence” lightly. NYT says: One-third of people in their 20s move to a new address every year. 9. You feel like you’re in a second adolescence. NYT says: Sociologists traditionally define the “transition to … Continue reading

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