There’s no such thing as impossible… or is there?

I have two pet peeves around the common usage of the word “impossible,” and they seem to be opposites of each other.  The first is people who say nothing is impossible and the second is people who say something is impossible when it actually is just hard or unlikely.  Unclear? …

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Nouveau poor: my daughter is a digital nomad

While the term “nouveau riche” used to be very common, I propose that we bring the phrase “nouveau poor” into common usage.  Specifically, it could be used to describe this growing segment of society that is dropping out of mainstream society entirely and choosing to go their own way in the …

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Depressing pictures: the most depressing pictures?

depressing pictures

What makes for the most depressing pictures?  And why do people want to see depressing pictures?  Interestingly, while we could perhaps all agree that scenes from a war zone or a hospital would be depressing, there are some pictures that could easily trigger a negative mood in someone without being …

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Prank Your Future Self by Wasting Your Life

Prank your future self by wasting your life. This made me laugh out loud.  I think the reason I found this funny is partially because I think the concept of “wasting” one’s life is actually ridiculous. What is the purpose of life?  Who is to say?  Is it to gather …

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