10 Ways to Tell It’s Time to Leave a Relationship

I’ve had plenty of bad relationships, so here’s a few ways I’ve suffered, and what you can learn from it. If I had followed these rules 1) If God or some divine being told you it was OK to leave your relationship, would you feel relieved that you could finally leave? If your religion is


The Lowest Form Of Human Life

  I think that a portion of the world has been hurting innocent people, and have been able to get away with it. They hurt people by misleading people (“I tell you what, I’m looking at the facts and I’ve made up my mind!”), hiding behind plausible deniability (“Whoa, whoa, whoa! I didn’t mean that!”) and


Which Locker Was Mine? – Or, How Not To Get Lost

I spend a lot of time at the gym. I use my locker a few times every visit, and I’m bummed by how poorly designed they are. I usually have to try 3 or 4 lockers (they have built in locks, so I don’t need a colored combo lock) before I find the one my


The Two Stages of Lifting Weights

I have seen dozens of ‘why you should lift weights’ articles. Most of them felt like beating a dead horse. I hope this is something new. There are two stages to lifting weights. When you start lifting weights, it’s almost always because you want to look better physically. Be more muscular, get girls, be intimidating.


Cars Are Dumb – Or, Binary vs Spectrum Signaling

I’m a big fan of design. Good design scales logarithmically, think about the good design of the iPhone. How many people did that affect? There’s bad design on cars, and it can serve as a learning lesson for us. There’s two main signals (things that express status) on cars so other drivers can predict and


MLM Companies Are Evil, and Should Feel Bad

There’s something in journalism called burying the lead, where you accidentally hide the main point of the story. I’m not a journalist. What is a Multi-Level Marketing company? It’s a company that hires desperate people, looking for a quick, simple and easy way to make a lot of money, and pays them to light their


The Lies We Tell Ourselves – Or, Buy The Lie

If you’ve ever seen the tv show ‘Dexter’, you noticed that there were a ton of voice-overs. Almost every scene, actually. Why? Because Dexter kills people, something we know you shouldn’t do. The producers of the show knew that we would never believe or empathize with him. The whole time you’d just be asking yourself: