Visit New York’s 19th Century House….But Beware, It May Be Haunted

If you had a time machine, which era would you visit?  Unfortunately, New York doesn’t have a time machine (yet), but The Merchant’s House comes pretty darn close! The Merchant’s House Museum formally owned by the Tredwells, is the only conserved 19th century home in New York City. The museum provides annual self-guided and group tours […]

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What Happens When You Drop a “P” from “Rapper”

image credit: @KodakBlack1k And in this week’s episode of “Where are they now?”, we’ll be discussing rapper Kodak Black, best known as the guy in the photo featured above, which you’ve probably seen used in some great memes over the past year or so. However, the ever-photogenic Kodak Black’s trademark grimace has turned into a big, gold-grilled […]

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A Quick Guide to Kanye’s Annoying Week

(image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30827420@N04/) If you’re one of the many Americans who were shocked after Hillary Clinton spectacularly lost the presidential election to a mango, you’re not alone. Macklemore was so traumatized he made a song about it, called “Wednesday Morning”. Granted, Macklemore is a friend of President Obama and previously made “American”, a satirical song about […]

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Political Correctness & ‘Islamic Terrorism’

My last post on political correctness examined the effects of herd mentality and discussed examples of political correctness and its intrusion on critical thinking. This is the second part to that post, but this one focuses on political correctness done in moderation where it isn’t an impediment to critical thinking. An instance of political correctness undertaken in moderation […]

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