Tag: odds and ends

Brain Trust

Garth Sundem has a lot of fun talking to a bunch of scientists who seem to spend a good deal of time thinking about things that aren’t all that important.  Among the topics covered are how to talk your way

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Hope Springs

You’d think that knowing I have a couple of months off every year that I’d be able to make a few plans.  Maybe go on a trip somewhere.  Maybe bang out a couple more chapters on that never ending novel. 

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Made by Hand-Is This How Tom Good Would Do It?

There’s something fun about the idea of a gazillionaire taking up the DIY craze by doing such things as organic gardening and making his own cigar box banjos. He explores the many benefits of knowing how to build things, modify

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The Big Texan

Free 72 oz. Steak proclaims billboards for hundreds of miles on every road leading to Amarillo, Texas.  The Big Texan is an old style tourist trap-a place with a gimmick and a ton of odds and ends for sale.  In

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Adwords, Amazon Associates, and Affiliate Marketing

One of the good old fashioned ways to make money online is to sell other people’s stuff and be paid a small commission for each sale.  This is called Affiliate Marketing and it seems that just about everyone with an

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Smile When Your Lying

Another story of sex,drugs, and rock and roll-this time of the Travel Industry.  The untold stories of  expats, underage sex, places that aren’t as dangerous as you think they are and more bits of odd sexual conduct in the backwaters

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