Category: Life The Universe and Everything

Self-Service and Robots

Someone posted this on Facebook recently, and while I agree with it in theory, I simply don’t see it working in reality. THIS is the end-result of Capitalism, folks. The purpose of businesses is to make as much profit for their owners as possible. Sometimes it means hiring the bare minimum of employees that they…

Which Door?

A friend posted this on Facebook recently: For the sake of this discussion, let’s make a few things clear. If you go through the Blue door you will arrive 15 years in the future (so, if you’re reading this when it’s posted, that would be the year 2033), and you would be physically 15 years…

If You Could Pick Any Fictional Character To Be Your Best Friend, Who Would You Pick?

Hmmm, a fictional character? Well, okay then, how about…GOD? Just kidding (sort of). Actually, this choice is pretty easy for me, I’d pick this guy: No, I don’t mean Henry Cavill, the actor (although I wouldn’t mind getting to know him, too), I mean the comic-book character, SUPERMAN! As for WHY? I’d assume that answer…

POSSUMS

And I thought ARMADILLOS were creepy! I just saw one of these in real life for the first time ever. This morning as what my mother and stepfather’s house to get my car (yep, I’m still doing the Uber thing), I saw one of these things come running from the yard of the house next…