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World Cup '14

Posted on May 28, 2014 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Brazil will be hosting the World Cup this summer. Just for fun, I am offering a World Cup Challenge with the eventual winner earning a mini Brazuka (official game ball of the Brazil World Cup). All you have to to do play is return a completed bracket (see me for one) no later than Thursday, June 12.

I am a diehard fan of La Albiceleste (Argentina national team). Before I complete my World Cup '14 bracket, I like to see what the "e...

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Some Parting Advice

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen)

Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune


Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of '97... wear sunscreen.

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be IT.


The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience.


I will dis...

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John Green's Commencement Speech 2013

Posted on May 22, 2013 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (2)

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John Green — known by us as the creator of the Crash Course YouTube videos and for making you laugh and then cry — gave the Commencement Speech to Butler’s graduating class. Green is mostly warning the audience to not grow up and be terrible. It also comes with advice, such as...

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