Many people invest a lot of time and energy into learning “marketable” skills – meaning skills that will make them more desirable in the work force thus giving them an edge among other job-hunters, and perhaps increase their chances of getting better compensation whether it’s in basic wages or a combination of wages and non-monetary perks. However, even though being knowledgeable in installing or creating computer programs, and being adept at sales and marketing help you earn more, there are a whole lot of skills that are essential in everyday life, that you most likely, are not that familiar with. There are a host of situations where your “marketable” skills will mean absolutely squat. Below are 5 practical “life-skills” that everyone, regardless of age, race and gender, should know.
They don’t make men like they used to. Nowadays, most young men spend their extra time in front of the computer playing endless online games or just surfing the internet. If they’re not cooped up indoors, most are out with their friends getting sloshed or burning tire marks on streets. It seems that today’s young men are no longer interested in pursuing the hobbies or interests that made our forefathers the men that they are now. Here are five hobbies that used to be the favorite pastime men, both young and old.
Sorry, but this post is not about porn-sites (XXX) or about counting the number of significant others you’ve had over your entire life. As exciting as the title is, this post is as wholesome as can be – it’s all about a very relaxing and fulfilling hobby that’s been around for many years – this post is all about counted cross-stitch.
There’s no doubt that the big 2 comic book giants are still the forerunners in the comic book industry. Go ahead and ask any comic geek you know for their pull list and chances are they have something on there from either Marvel or DC. However due to recent changes in tech trends, a new breed of comics is slowly gaining popularity across the mainstream board through easier distribution channels and crowdfunding options. I’m talking of course about the Indie comic scene, and boy are there some really awesome titles circulating out there. Here are a few of my picks that you might consider adding to your pull list: [Read more…]
Finding Easter Eggs have always been a fun activity whether it be with your friends in your garden on Easter Sunday or in navigating your collector’s edition DVD. Easter eggs have, of course, evolved to also refer to other hidden items – particularly in the digital realm where programmers and developers are able to program in a little something ‘extra’ for those with the time to look.
Browsers are no different. With millions of people using browser software to freely roam around the World Wide Web, it’s no wonder how much funding and support goes into the developing of browsers, which is why they’re also one of the software regularly peppered by many Easter eggs. Here are a few of our favorites: [Read more…]