Turns out eBay is kind of a rip-off

I don’t sell a lot of stuff on eBay, but when I do, I’m fairly ignorant when it comes to how much I pay eBay and PayPal to facilitate the transaction. Normally I sell low to medium value stuff. They take their fees out of my PayPal balance and I’ve never really paid much attention … Continue reading “Turns out eBay is kind of a rip-off”

Who knew storing nude photos on the Internet was a bad idea?

I think what surprised me the most about the Apple iCloud naked celebrity photo scandal is that it’s 2014 and people, celebrities in their 20’s, thought the Internet was a safe place to secure their private nude photos. Since when was the Internet a safe place to store anything? Edward Snowden, the American hero coward … Continue reading “Who knew storing nude photos on the Internet was a bad idea?”

Hello Kitty's parents sound like a couple of jerks

It turns out that Hello Kitty, the iconic character created 40 years ago by the Japanese company Sanrio, is not a cat, but a human girl. She’s also not Japanese, she’s British. Who know? Christine R. Yano, anthropologist from the University of Hawaii and author of Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific, that’s … Continue reading “Hello Kitty's parents sound like a couple of jerks”

The NFL now has a strict policy on violence

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has established severe new rules for off-the-field violence, not just domestic violence. It applies to all NFL employees, not just players. It was approved by all 32 team owners and will not need to be approved by the NFL Players Association. From ESPN: Violations of the Personal Conduct Policy regarding assault, … Continue reading “The NFL now has a strict policy on violence”

Phil Simms planning on not saying the word 'Redskins' during NFL games

Former New York Giants quarterback and current CBS color commentator Phil Simms has thought about it and he probably wont say the word “Redskins” during NFL games, even in games involving the Washington Redskins. CBS will be televising the Giants-Redskins game on September 25. If Simms is true to his word, he will go the … Continue reading “Phil Simms planning on not saying the word 'Redskins' during NFL games”