Category: Featured

Whatever happened to ...

… encyclopedias? Long before the direction “Just Google It”, there was another way to get information for research or essays that you were doing.…

By dougpete

In the Name of Safety

"No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful." (Ernest Hemingway)…

By Cezar

Making That Choice

Welcome to 2024! And since it’s that time of resolutions – and a time of soul-wrenching loneliness for some of us, something that is hopefully going to end soon – some lines about making choices might be…

By Cezar

SEO is Killing You Softly

So, I was chatting with my old-school pal the other day. We were talking about web browser extensions, and I'd recommended he have a look at my page about extensions here, and whether he had any suggestions. Stop right…

By ajaxstardust

Out with the Old, in with the New....

OK, so it's THAT time of year.......and here is my (very) personal 2023 Review and 2024 Wish List. A Happy New Year to you all, and the best Health, Wealth and Success for 2024.…

By travellinbob

The Christmas Tree Cluster

This beautiful image shows the so-called Christmas Tree Cluster. The blue and white lights are produced by young stars emitting X-rays, detected by NASA’s Chandra satellite. Optical data from the National Science…

By mcastel

C-Day -10 (Cruise-Day Minus 10)

A 128 Day Grand World Voyage…

By robrose

Spring Cleaning in Winter

At the end of every momentous year (yes, I do consider every year to be momentous in its own way), I tend to mentally declutter or rather spring clean my mind. As I have often mentioned in the past, being an introvert…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay

Lone-Wolfishness

It seems that we can’t agree on anything.…

By Cezar

Hilda - A Perfect Cartoon

I just finished watching the final series of the Netflix animated series "Hilda". It immediately became one of my favourite shows, and now that its finished I think it might be one of the most perfect cartoons…

By lonm

Whatever happened to ...

… Walt Disney and his pointer? This week, it’s a twofer, courtesy of this inspiration from Alfred Thompson. I don’t think I’ve ever done a twofer before.…

By dougpete

Writer's Log #1 — December 9, 2023 9:20 PM

These are the utterances of a writer's brain, my brain, put down simply to capture them, perhaps temporarily.  While brushing my teeth tonight, I thought about what I would like to accomplish this coming year—2024. …

By daletucker