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What does “going #2″, clipping your finger nails, and blogging have in common? Well, when you knock these three tasks out all at the same time (like I did last night) you can proudly call yourself productive.  And in case you didn’t know, productivity is as cool as a cucumber… Here are 5 ways I […]

Ninja’s favorite things

November 22, 2010 · 34 comments

Yesterday, as I was juggling chainsaws and chewing glass, Girl Ninja asked that I do something rather unmanly with her…watch Oprah. Luckily, I was able to pencil time in for her (between Fire Breathing and Bear Wrestling of course). If you saw yesterday’s episode, you’d know it was Oprah’s favorite things, a show where she […]

Ah yeah, let’s put away the budgets, hide the Roth IRA’s, and throw out the financial mumbo jumbo. Today, we are going to talk about something more important… Nudity. That’s right, straight up butt-nakedness. Why nudity you ask? Well, yesterday, I read an interesting article over at CNN titled “13 Celebs who said ‘No way’ […]

Wife Ninja and I have had some pretty interesting discussions the last few weeks, specifically in regards to establishing reward systems. And whether or not its a a good idea to implement one in the classroom? The conversation stems from her kindergarten teaching experiences. She has kids in her class that are demons from hell […]

There might not be water in hell, but there sure is a crap load of water here on earth,   326,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons to be exact. That’s 326 million trillion in case you didn’t know. Seventy percent of mother earth is covered with the stuff, but did you know only one percent of that water is drinkable. […]

Back in February, I had the brilliant idea to copy a brilliant website PostSecret.com. If you aren’t familiar, PostSecret is a community art project in which random people like you, mail in post cards containing deeply personal confessions. My post about it, “Share your secret”, remains my #1 most commented article. Since I’ve gained some […]

You are what you eat

August 31, 2010 · 23 comments

It’s a good thing the phrase “You are what you eat” isn’t true, otherwise I would be a french fry filled burrito… But I did hear something the other day that I think holds a little more truth. Someone told me if you average out the income of your five closest friends, your income is probably […]