Mastering Your Brands in Dx2

So you want to learn the secrets of using brands to their most effective ends.  I don’t blame you.  Use this knowledge well, and you might be able to take those other PvP teams in SMT: Liberation Dx2 to task.  Dx2 is one of the most entertaining and yet strategy-minded mobile games I’ve ever had …

Focusing Perspective To Gain Meaning In Life

Vibrant technicolor swatches dance endlessly in front of your vision while talking heads babble until there is no more to say. In this age of twenty-four hour television, Wikipedia and its random-page function. Unlimited music with only one click and more information available than could ever be written in physical books, it’s important to understand …

Show Don’t Tell: How Roman Empire Underwhelms

Imagine Game of Thrones and your favorite Ken Burns documentary had a baby.  That baby would definitely be Roman Empire now available for streaming on Netflix.  Not all babies are cute and cuddly, however.  Roman Empire manages to be both entertaining and befuddling at each turn.   The question I found myself in the first fifteen minutes …

Controlling Your Depression Through Understanding

Ah, an article on depression.  There are millions of them out there with people claiming to have answers to a problem that has plagued mankind since before written history.  Ever taken the time to ogle the self-help section at Barnes & Noble?  It’s hard not to be cynical when all these ‘happy people’ are neatly …

How Acorns Is Better Than Your 401k

Retirement plans. The thing we must all have, yet is simultaneously the least enticing notion in existence.  Who, besides those in commercials, sits eagerly around the dinner table discussing their 401k last quarter earnings.  “Oh honey, it looks like the market is up today, I think that’ll really boost my retirement per year!” said no …