Lazy People Invent Things Because …

Lech Walesa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, once said: “I'm lazy. But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.”  Call it laziness, creativity, or genius, whatever it is, I love finding tools that help me get things done in a smarter way. Such …

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You thought last winter was long? Hah!

Do you ever want to escape to somewhere far away and exotic? Maybe to get away from winter? Or your next door neighbor's noisy dog/kid/cat/whatever. Well, it’s hard to get farther away or more exotic than the planet Uranus. Earth is the third planet from the sun, while Uranus is the seventh. You know what …

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Words are Weird

Words are weird. Take the word periwinkle. It can mean at least four different things: 1) the color lavender-blue, 2) a flower that is lavender-blue, 3) a spiral-shelled mollusk, AND 4) to pry or drag something out from somewhere. So… you could periwinkle a periwinkle in a field of periwinkle-colored periwinkles. And you thought writing …

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