When I was but a wee lad — in other words, decades before aging baby boomers began fretting about their diminishing brain power — I remember asking my grandmother why she so faithfully worked a newspaper crossword puzzle each day. “They keep the mind sharp,” she replied with a smile....
On June 27, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association that overturned a California law that would have banned children under 18 years old from purchasing violent video games. California argued that it had the responsibility to protect children from...
The fall of Homo sapiens.
A critique of current arts policy and the lack of real satire with teeth.
People often have fond memories of their youth, and members of Generation Y have been extremely vocal of their nostalgia for their not-so-distant childhoods. In the past few years, this has come in the form of revisiting entertainment that was popular during the 1980s and 1990s. For instance,...
Record production is a combination of technology, creativity and people management
This month it was discovered that ads for the 2011 movie "The Zookeeper" were digitally imposed into a rerun of a 2007 episode of the television show "How I Met Your Mother." Product placement is extremely common in entertainment, ranging from television, movies, music videos and video games....
A new lyric revealing through a perspective afforded by Shakespeare some of the effects her poetry has on me
No Worries, We Are NOT Vulnerable To The OpenSSL Bug
We do not use OpenSSL here at BestThinking.com or ThinkerBooks.com. No need to worry or change passwords here because of the widely-publicized Heartbleed Bug. We have suffered two short outages recently presumably because much of the Internet transport infrastructure does rely on OpenSSL and they have been updating their systems.Close