Intriguing Spam

This speaks for itself – it’s one of the best form letter / Wikipedia consulted / broken English SPAM messages I’ve seen in awhile. You know it’s legit because the dude’s name is in quotations. That’s so official I don’t even do it. U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. Website: http://www.treasury.gov… Continue reading Intriguing Spam

How Long Should a Fitbit One Sleep Wristband Last?

Wristband after 200 days compared to new, with repairs noted.

I’ve been a fan of the Fitbit since the first tracker was introduced two years ago. I upgraded to the Ultra when it came out, and upgraded to the One when it was released last year (My fat wrist means I probably won’t be going to the Flex anytime soon though!). Recently the sleep wristband… Continue reading How Long Should a Fitbit One Sleep Wristband Last?

Heart Defects Happen, Intersexuality Does Not.

Recently a friend of mine was diagnosed with a severe heart defect which she had to have open heart surgery to correct. She’s doing better now, but her illness got me thinking about how, as a society, we perceive birth differences. We hear about those with birth defects fairly regularly, and we understand that sometimes… Continue reading Heart Defects Happen, Intersexuality Does Not.

Ladies, If Your Man Doesn’t Want Sex, Just Drug and/or Rape Him

A few months ago I posted about finding a forum post (Which I’ll link to if you want to read the entire thread) which majorly creeped me out. Long story short: Woman’s husband doesn’t have a very active sex drive (or maybe just motivation to have sex with her). She asks for advice. Amid some… Continue reading Ladies, If Your Man Doesn’t Want Sex, Just Drug and/or Rape Him

An Influential Drinker Reviews Lipton Tea & Honey Mango Pineapple Iced Green Tea

This is a story that begins with a very odd little service / company named Klout. In their own words… Our friendships and professional connections have moved online, making influence measurable for the first time in history. When you recommend, share, and create content you impact others. Your Klout Score measures that influence on a scale… Continue reading An Influential Drinker Reviews Lipton Tea & Honey Mango Pineapple Iced Green Tea

The 8 Types of People You Meet On The NYC Subway

I’ve ridden the NYC Subway (Specifically the #1 train) fairly frequently over my 3 years working here. In that time I’ve identified a number of subway ‘types’ – certain prototypical New Yorkers that comprise your average subway train. Here’s a brief list of them. The Apathetic Notice the absolute vacant look on this poor pregnant… Continue reading The 8 Types of People You Meet On The NYC Subway