Monthly Archive: December, 2014

6 Hacks to Save Money on New Year’s Eve

Most of us look forward to a new year. It’s a clean slate and the perfect time to set new goals for ourselves. But before you start thinking about resolutions for the new… Continue reading

Life Is Beautiful: How My First Semester of College Life Taught Me More Than Any Class Ever Could

After high school, everybody seems to throw around the saying that college is going to be the best time of your life, and to take advantage of it. In the weeks preceding your… Continue reading

Gay Men: What Is Your New Year’s Contribution?

January is often the month when many of us feverishly start to fulfill or come up with what we want to change in our own lives in the coming year. We become a… Continue reading

Top 25 Funniest Tweets of 2014

Need a good laugh? These’ll do the trick. Every month I choose the 10 funniest tweets I’ve read and share them on my blog, HallofTweets.com. From those lists I’ve curated the 25 funniest… Continue reading

Cameraman Barely Escapes Lava Splatter (VIDEO)

When you film lava for a living, you’re bound to have a few close calls, and New Zealand cameraman Bradley Ambrose just captured an epic one on camera. “That was probably my closest… Continue reading

8 Tech Resolutions Your Kids Want You To Make

Please don’t shoot me. I’m just the messenger, here to deliver a short list of “tech resolutions” from your kids. Teaching weekly middle school digital literacy classes, aka “Cyber Civics,” gives me a… Continue reading

How to Be a Healthier and Happier Entrepreneur in 2015

Nothing could be more exciting than following your dreams and launching your own business. Yet all too often, that initial excitement is dampened by the realities of running a company. It takes hard… Continue reading

In Defense of the “Social Justice Warrior”

Looking back on 2014’s headlines, some are calling it the ‘year of outrage.’ Much of that outrage rode on guttural reactions to undeniably awful stories. Stories of violence abroad and at home, from… Continue reading

Agonizing and Awe-Inspiring; Another Year in Aviation Flies By

Bookending the aviation news for the year 2014 is the Dreamliner battery; the sizzling lithium ion-flavored power source that I suggested in January was already being reviewed by the eggheads and pocket protector-wearing… Continue reading

Smiles for Leelah Alcorn, Who Asked Us to ‘Fix Society. Please.’

As I was scrolling through Facebook today, I came upon a post about the suicide of 17-year-old transgender teen Leelah Alcorn. After reading the article, which included the suicide note she posted on… Continue reading