Islamist terror attack in London kills seven, injures 48

Three Islamists killed seven people and wounded another 48 last night in England’s capital city. The attack involved ramming a fast-moving vehicle into pedestrians on the London Bridge. The three Islamists then left their vehicle. All three were wearing what turned out to be fake suicide vests. They then began stabbing people in nearby bars … Continue reading “Islamist terror attack in London kills seven, injures 48”

Because I hate my iMac, I bought a PC

I bought a no-frills PC a couple of days ago, a Dell Inspiron 3668. I paid $349.99 for it at Best Buy. The ad said it was on sale, but I don’t know if that’s true. Knowing Best Buy, it may always be on sale at that price. I bought a new PC because I finally had … Continue reading “Because I hate my iMac, I bought a PC”

Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder

A 29-year-old man showed up at the Phoenix Comicon on Thursday armed with an array of weapons with the intent to kill police officers and one of the original Power Rangers. Phoenix police arrested Mathew Sterling on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor during the commission of a … Continue reading “Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder”

Some Uber drivers are losing their minds

Uber rolled out a new methodology for paying drivers. Before Monday, driver pay composed of the base fare added to the per minute fare and then added per mile fare. Uber then totalled this amount up and then subtracted 25%, Uber’s cut. The driver got the rest. Here in Hagerstown, this worked out to be the … Continue reading “Some Uber drivers are losing their minds”

Joe Rogan fails to grasp depression

People don’t understand clinical depression. Even though there’s lots of information available about the subject, too many people insist on remaining ignorant about it. That’s fine. People can choose what they want to educate themselves about. The problem I have are people who know nothing about clinical depression, yet talk about it as though they … Continue reading “Joe Rogan fails to grasp depression”

Chris Cornell 1964 – 2017

I woke up this morning to discover that Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died last night. He was 52. Soundgarden was one of the creators of grunge music that came out of Seattle in the early 1990’s. Nirvana and Pearl Jam were more well known, but Soundgarden was by far my favorite.