On the Road to Bagdad

On a darker note, my research and follow-up on a disturbing media event led me down a very disconcerting road on the web. Last week there was a story that surfaced on the breaking news front of “Trophy Videos” emerging from a private military contractor’s employees website. This video documents mercenaries employed by the US government firing indiscriminately at Iraqi civilian motorists in Baghdad. The story has since vanished from the news feeds

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Run ! Monkey Boy is Loose !

So I was researching a very important thread the other morning and I stumbled onto FeralChildren.com. But it was blown completely out of my conscious mind by this outrageous website. The fact that information offered by this website has been quoted and referenced by so many other sites and blogs is testimony to the fascination inherent in the human condition of weird, strange and extra-ordinary. There is no question in my mind that I …

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Foil Hats or Effective Anti Mind Control Devices

EMR or electromagnetic radiation is something that has been on my mind for years. Controversy around the health threats of EMR have raged for years. As an early adopter of cell phones back in the early nineties the heat generated by long term cell phone conversations got me to get a headset long before in became chic. Then there are those brain cancer clusters attributed the electrical substations, not to mention the controlling energy rays …

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Power to Online People !

More and more people are shopping on line. My research into the online luxury item market back in October pointed to banner year for 2005 Christmas sales of mid level luxury items: jewelry, fashion apparel, high end personal electronics. That being said there is still the pitfalls of any shopping experience, shysters, hustlers, scammers. I don’t remember where I picked up the original thread of PriceRitePhoto Scam, but a recent article on SlashDot reminded

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Bullfighting in the Spirit of Capitalism

I have many conservative friends and while I have trouble determining my own political bent (mixture of far left and far right) I do pride myself in the ability to have a feel for emerging trends. While bullfighting had been a traditional source of entertainment in Spain and Mexico it has had very little mass popularity in the USA as a spectator sport. I guess with the rise of ultra violent films and video games …

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Relevance.

Its funny how words enter the common vernacular and find their way into daily conversation. Last night I was in the steam room at my gym after my workout talking with a naked human resources guy and that is what we were talking about. Relevance. I suppose it has something to do with the rise of Google or maybe because I am a search engine marketing director and it is a word I end up …

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