Karoshi is a Japanese word meaning death from overwork. The phenomenon was first identified in Japan, and the word is now adopted internationally. So why am I thinking about [Read more...]

November 12, 2017

He had what up his ass?

Before the web, books told us the stories of dim-witted criminals and their strange, but true, actions. Today, many of these stories thrive on the internet – mostly as [Read more...]

March 30, 2017

The Cake Is A Lie

If you caught the “cake is a lie” reference, then you will be familiar with the game that sucked me in back in 2007 (wow it has been ten years?). With its unique [Read more...]

March 17, 2017

Happy Star Wars Day 2016

Two things struck me earlier today: it’s Star Wars Day (May 4th – may the force ) and, it’s May! The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase [Read more...]

May 4, 2016

Marathon Man

On Sunday March 20th, 54 year-old British comedian Eddie Izzard ran a double marathon and completed his goal of 27 Marathons in 27 Days.  The 27 marathons were intended to [Read more...]

March 21, 2016

Groomed Beard Oil

Most males won’t admit, but we need grooming products too.  If you wear a beard like I do in the Chicago Winter months, one brand I recommend you keep an eye out for [Read more...]

February 22, 2016

Pink is the new calm

Thanks to the many episodes of the Crocodile Hunter on Animal Planet, we know that covering the eyes of these creatures triggers a response that makes them more sedate and [Read more...]

November 23, 2015

Put down that soda

Gents, you might want to think twice about reaching for that cold can of cola today.  Fresh on the heels of the W.H.O. report linking processed meats to higher cancer [Read more...]

November 2, 2015