The Root Of All Sorts Of Evil

In 2011, Dave Dawes was lucky enough to win $178 million in the EuroMillions lottery. Generously, Dave gave away around $53 million to close friends and relatives. Soon after winning he gave his son Michael $1.8 million, which was almost all spent in about a month. At one point Michael and his homosexual partner were…

The Claw Machine Game

There sits what could quite possibly be the softest, cutest, and most lovable stuffed animal ever to exist. You insert a couple of shinny quarters and those 20 seconds start counting down. The claw begins to move at your command. You look from the front, then from each side. You meticulously adjust the claw so…

Cinco de Mayo

It’s Cinco de Mayo everyone, a day to celebrate…Mexico? Wait a second, this is America, so what exactly are we celebrating? Come to think of it, what does this “holiday” have to do with the United States at all? In fact, chances are pretty good most people don’t even know what Cinco de Mayo is…

Out of Touch

Shortly after the 1912 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson visited his aged aunt whom he hadn’t seen for a long time. “What are you doing these days, Woodrow?” she asked. “I’ve just been elected president,” replied Wilson. “Oh, yes? President of what?” inquired the aunt. “Of the United States.” “Don’t be silly!” she snorted impatiently. While…

Top 10 Yahoo Searches of 2014

Every year Yahoo puts out the top ten searches from that year. The results are always revealing about our culture and the events of the world. Here is what our culture has been searching for (Yahoo). Ebola. Minecraft. Ariana Grande. Jennifer Lawrence. Kaley Cuoco. Kim Kardashian. Frozen. Miley Cyrus. iPhone 6. Jennifer Aniston. The billions…

A Cricket in New York City

A Native American and his friend were walking on Times Square in New York City when the streets were busy, noisy, and filled with people.  The sounds of the city were almost deafening.  Suddenly, the Native American said, “I hear a cricket.”  His friend said, “What?  You must be crazy.  You couldn’t possibly hear a…