Monthly Archives: July 2010

Visiting Vatican: A Picture Gallery

I was in Rome last year. Here are select photographs from my visit to the Vatican.

Should penalty shoot outs be before extra time or after?

Given that the football world cup is over, I may have missed the window on this one, but it still is interesting! The relevant current rules in football (that’s ‘soccer’ in Yankeeism  ) as as follows: teams play during 90 minutes. If, at the end of regular time, teams are tied (an event which, contrary

Dance Monkey Dance

I assume that you are all familiar with Ernest Cline’s famous spoken word piece “Dance Monkey Dance.” If you are not, just click on this link and you will be. :) In this piece Cline asserts that we are nothing more than monkeys in denial who figured out language and other neat stuff. Before you

Up Close and Personal