"On my father's side, I'm descended from dirt farming peasants from the Netherlands, and starving peasants from Ireland. On my Mother's side, dirt farming peasants from Russia, so poor, they had meat when the chicken died (Note:…"
"Unless you write it down, its not a goal, just a dream or a wish. Have a specific and clearly defined endpoint, not something vague. "I want to get in shape" is not a goal. "I want to lose 15 lbs by a certain date" is. Write this…"
"I use the BBC as well. American news is just awful. This is what happens when ratings become more important than the quality of content. Its all spectacle rather than substance. News agencies would probably get better ratings if they actually…"
"I was never attacked or threatened by an animal, though a squirrel did look at me menacingly once...
Anyway, as far as I know, when attacked by wolves, mountain lions, or coyotes, it is probably a predatory response, so fight it off as much as…"
"I've never had an experience like this, but I think that anyone that anyone who treats a "friend" like they treat you are not friends. Leave them. It may be painful, but it will be worth it in the long run. Let then wallow in their…"
"Anything by Sabaton. They're a Swedish metal band that sings about history. Their subjects include D-Day, the siege of Stalingrad, the Somme, the 101st at Bastogne, Vietnam, the battle of Winza, The Thirty Years War, among many others.
"A littel bit of everything. To quote one of my favorite authors:
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone,…"
"Undergraduate: Major in History, a minor in Anthropology (mostly by accident). I don't regret it, but given today's job market, I wish I choose something else if I had the opportunity.
Graduate: I am a dissertation away from having a…"
"Classical- Beethoven, Vivaldi and Wagner are among my favorites
Metal- Sabaton is my all time favorite band, they sing about war and history. As a history buff and a metal fan, I can't help but love…"
"While I would not make it a habit of going into stores shirtless, sometimes when I run or walk in the neighborhood or park, the stares from women make me feel great. The stares are almost always pleasant. Have been approached by women numerous times…"
"I don't know, all my long-term relationships, at least as far back as I can remember, have started with a "dinner and a movie" date. My wife and I went to see K-PAX on our first date and ate at Kahunaville. Now I will…"
"I think we'll be seeing a lot more of this. Think about it: if it succeeds, Perry is ruined; if it fails, then when people hear his name they'll think: isnt he that guy who was being prosecuted for abuse of…"
"A common objection to the existence of God goes something like this: "There cannot be a God, because there is too much evil in this world."
Here's the problem with that objection. When you say there's too much evil in this world…"