Quick Reads

Short and quick posts of things I find, or think about.

You’re Eating Fake Wasabi

Wasabi is usually much more expensive than most people realize, so restaurants are much more likely to buy Wasabi powder, which often contains very little, or n...

The Messy Ethics of Self Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles need to be programmed for every situation. So what would they program the car to do if the choice was crash into a wall, potentially killing...

America’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

Everyone seems to have strong feelings when it comes to veganism, and most people haven't experimented enough, or gained enough first-hand knowledge to add any ...

The Museum of Bad Art

Not all art is cared for, or even wanted, and sometimes the artist spent a lot of time creating and affection in its creation. This is why The Museum of Bad A...

My Dream House

For years I've  wanted to build my own house, and as you've guessed, it probably wouldn't be considered "normal". On the one hand there is a part of me that is...

Polygamist Mafia

 In every culture there will be people that take advantage of the system, and of others. I find this video absolutely fascinating, not so much for what goes wro...

The Dead Man Who Ran For Election

In 1975, 20 year old Lal Bihari needed a loan. So to fulfill the bank requirements he needed proof of identity from the revenue office at district headquarters ...

How to argue better on the internet

Here's a great list of logical fallacies that could help in your next verbal spat. I really enjoy the videos from the PBS Idea Channel, and if you enjoyed this...