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Eight Years Later (or There and Back Again)

Eight Years Later (or There and Back Again)

When Facebook’s new On This Day feature was first released, I was skeptical. “Do we really need another way to show off our narcissism to the world?”, was a question I asked a few times, early on. Then it started growing on me, and I found usefulness...

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The Magic in Music

The Magic in Music

Occasionally, our original plans have to get put aside in order to make room for something much better.

My original plan tonight was to write about a simple card trick that I had created earlier today. Which I thought might make for a nice introduction to my magic hobby. The Universe proved to me once again, though, that it has its own tricks up its sleeves, and I’ll have to save that article for another time.

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He who has never failed somewhere…

He who has never failed somewhere…

Writing can be a chore sometimes.

That is to say, when you’re in the middle of some great new discovery of self, writing can be an excellent way to spend your time, but when you’re putting all of your time and energy into your dreams and goals, writing can be a chore.

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Albert Einstein: The Genius who was Nothing Special

Albert Einstein: The Genius who was Nothing Special

Albert Einstein was not the man we often think of. He was not some magician, mad scientist, or unnatural superhuman who could use a larger percentage of his brain than the rest of us. Contrary to popular belief, we all use the same percentage of our brain as the man...

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The Architect

The Architect

Every so often, usually when things are going pretty great, my life starts to feel a bit out of control. Not necessarily in a bad way – just in a, “I have no clue what’s going to happen next” sort of way. This is one of those times. I have too...

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On Immovable Objects and Unstoppable Forces

On Immovable Objects and Unstoppable Forces

I wrote this article 6 years ago today, but it got removed from this website in one of my many rebuilds of anotherguy.us – it’s back now, in all of it’s original splendor. Enjoy. What happens when an Unstoppable Force collides with an Immovable...

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Don’t Take Fake Risks Just To Look Good

Don’t Take Fake Risks Just To Look Good

We humans can be fairly bad at taking risks. That is to say, I find myself quite often taking risks that aren’t really risks at all, and therefore don’t really do anything to progress my life in some further direction. Or worse, the risks I’m taking...

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The Magic in Music

The Magic in Music

Occasionally, our original plans have to get put aside in order to make room for something much better.

My original plan tonight was to write about a simple card trick that I had created earlier today. Which I thought might make for a nice introduction to my magic hobby. The Universe proved to me once again, though, that it has its own tricks up its sleeves, and I’ll have to save that article for another time.

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