5 Steps Closer to Awesome
Dating and Love / For the Guys / Help / Troubleshooting with Stephanie

5 Steps Closer to Awesome

Gents, here they are: easy tips to be awesomer in the eyes of a lady, without pandering to rom-com crap-ola. The difference between “Whoa, he’s legit/sexy/enticing” and “Ew, please get away from me” often comes down to some pretty simple distinctions. Why am I writing these? Because I love you guys, straight* up. I think … Continue reading

Un-clutter (and Un-rage) with Upcycling
Decorating / Help / neat little extras / Troubleshooting with Stephanie

Un-clutter (and Un-rage) with Upcycling

How. can. I. manage. all.. this… CLUTTER?!? If you live in a capitalist society, the gradual accumulation of minimally useful crap might be driving you crazy. For me, closed, orderly systems are satisfying. When everything has a place where it belongs, where it lives happily with its fellows and says, “Ahhh, there you are… what’s … Continue reading

5 Human-Powered Transportation Devices (think way beyond bikes, skateboards, and rollerblades).
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5 Human-Powered Transportation Devices (think way beyond bikes, skateboards, and rollerblades).

Yea, teleportation would be freaking suh-weeeeet. No more waiting in traffic, at bus stops, airport terminals… you get the idea. But until that glorious day when Scotty can beam me up, humans will continue to invent ridiculous ways of getting themselves places. Whether it’s in subways, over water, or through the air, Icarus and Daedalus have got … Continue reading

For the Girls / For the Guys / Thoughts / Troubleshooting with Stephanie

How to Ping + Pong

Unless you’re this guy, playing ping-pong is about fun rallies. And it seems pretty straightforward, right? Tap the ball over the net, then tap it back. I was recently reminded, however, that tending to lively balls with a firm surface can result in some volatile interactions. (*Snickers*) Inappropriate jokes aside, ping-pong is a great analogy … Continue reading