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Fatten up!

Apparently, this sold better than Coca-Cola in 1890: Tasteless AND makes you fat! About these ads

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pack it on!

Oh how things change.  Cheap, abundant food, and no physical labor.

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Lightening my load

About an addiction I didn’t even realize I had. It seems that minimalism is the word du jour around the internet these days.  Tiny houses, the 100 Thing Challenge, Non-Conformist work strategies, and urban homesteaders are filling blog-space with ideas … Continue reading

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Television, the Drug of Choice

“Television is by nature the dominator drug par excellence. Control of content, uniformity of content, repeatability of content make it inevitably a tool of coersion, brainwashing, and manipulation.” Terence McKenna, Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of … Continue reading

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I can’t wait!

Even has ball bearings! From Scientific American 1898.  

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The Song Remains the Same

I’m glad I’m not the only one to have thought about the incredible expense of the campaigns.  

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Just Sayin’

I don’t drink much beer these days, being all paleo-diet and such but when I do, it’s always a good one.  

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