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User-Generated Content Before the Fall of Rome: Achieving Immortality By Creating

Nero was a first-century emperor of Rome. He is rumored to have executed his mother and poisoned his brother. His friends report that Nero liked to roast Christians in his courtyard at night for the special glow they gave off. … Continue reading

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Now That You’re Gone, We Love You

Why the Future is a Great Time To Be Dead The dead are living pretty exciting lives these days. More exciting than many of us who are still breathing. If you went to the mega-music festival called Bonnaroo in 2012, … Continue reading

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Death – The Last Internet Taboo

Here is a sad thought. After your death, more people will post condolences on your Facebook page than actually visit your real, dead, analog, human body in the funeral parlor. The internet is no longer an invention. It is now … Continue reading

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Three Cups of Sham. The Twitter Syndrome?

Greg Mortenson’s book “Three Cups of Tea” has recently come under fire for distorting facts. The supposed memoir is about Mortenson’s journey through Afghanistan, from near death, being nursed back to life by villagers, his alleged kidnapping by the Taliban, … Continue reading

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Twitter Kills Another

People are living with increased dichotomy and split personalities. It is now apparent that most humans participating in the modern world have both an analog life and a digital one as well. One, we live by the clock, in our … Continue reading

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