The Power of Photograhpy

It’s no secret that photographs can be far more powerful than moving images or the written word. Photos can be moving, disturbing, funny, sad, frightening and evoke instant emotion. Photographs are also very personal, as one person may be unaffected by an image and another moved to tears. Some of human history’s most cherished and […]

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Aural Masterpieces – Music in the 70’s

Once upon a time, music was fucking awesome. Then the 80’s came along and ruined everything. The 80’s birthed such aural atrocities as Dead or Alive, Starship, Guns ‘n Roses, Madonna and other nasty poo. That said, it wasn’t all lost, with occasional gems that popped up like The Sundays, Madness, Suzanne Vega and Roxy […]

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Spending Bitcoin

In my continuing support of Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, I continue with a short list of places, businesses and people that accept this new global currency. Earning money is hard, spending it is easy, however if a currency can’t be spent, possessing it is useless. Times are changing for Bitcoin in this regard as […]

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Bitcoin: A Crash Course

The interest in cryptocurrency is growing by both governments and individuals all over the world. Some governments fear a decentralized, unfettered currency, other governments (specifically China and Russia) are presently embracing and actively promoting the technology, though probably more to poke a finger in the eye of The United States than anything else. It’s better […]

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