I Was the Weirdest Person at BronyCon 2014
"Brony" is the nickname given to the adult (mostly male) fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic . Their community—which is large, voracious and one of the most widely-ridiculed fan collectives this side of Equestria—gathers annually in a convention center to celebrate their enthusiasm for friendship tolerance and MLP. This year, I joined them. Read more...
Windows to New Worlds
After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars.
An Examined Life
One of the heroes of his life is his mother, a single mother who worked 12 hours a day at a factory that produced hinges for doors and airplanes. “You have to take that into consideration when you evaluate yourself,” he said.
Breaking Free from the Arctic Ice, into the Prison of PTSD
such a bully and a wimp you are PTSD. I learned that PTSD is a ghost, a menace, a demon from our past that like any invasive species, once it takes root in your mind, soul, heart will continue to grow, showing no mercy but thriving on its hidden control ...