With money tight, and costs going up, you need to make your gaming dollar go further than ever before. Buying new games is expensive. Buying used games is cheap, but only by so much. Buying no games at all is free, but then you have... More →
Is homework a necessary part of education? Probably. But according to CBS News, the teachers in the Plano Independent School District in Texas were told that next year, homework for middle school students will go the way of the dinosaurs. Perhaps they sawMore →
Dere _______________ (your teacher's name here),
I'm writing this letter on behalf of ______________ (group of students) at ____________ (your school name) who think you do a ______________ job as a teacher. You seem to think you are soooooo __________, but really, I haven't learned a... More →
If you are not yet of legal age to operate a motor vehicle yet (or have been stripped of that right for some reason--unjust, to be sure), there are still some easy ways to experience the satisfaction of keeping two tons of metal on the road and... More →
Happy Birthday, Barbie! Now it's time to sever your head.
This week, Barbie turned 50. Whoop-di-do. Seriously, we wouldn't care too much about the little tart if it weren't for the following two tidbits:
1. Barbie was based on a German sex doll who was made as... More →
So we just found out that Dr. Phil’s son, Jay McGraw (apparently Dr. Phil does have a last name), has written several self-help books for young adults. Life Strategies for Teens is Dr. Jay’s teenified version of his dad’s Life Strategies... More →
Things are moving along at a pretty good clip this season on LOST. Thanks to time travel, plot twists are popping up left and right, and last week's episode opened up a whole new can of worms with a Sawyer/Juliet/Kate love triangle. With so much... More →
Everyone wants their boss to think they're awesome and invaluable and, most of all, perfect. But while you might actually be awesome and invaluable, nobody is perfect. Not even you. So the all-important question is how to tell your boss when you've done something that proves your... More →
What would you do if one day you were making music in Garage Band and putting it on your blog, and the next you had an agent, a record deal and were a famous pop star?
Um, yeah. That's what happened to our girl, Glitter, who... More →