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TEOTWAWKI (The End Of The World As We Know It)

TEOTWAWKI  (The End Of The World As We Know It)
You know something big is out there, approaching us— something hungry, something powerful beyond human comprehension— and it is coming this way.

Warehousing Violence, Walking the Walk

Warehousing Violence, Walking the Walk
It can happen like a flash fire. You’ve seen it before. The population has been nervous for days. It’s been quiet this morning. But you smell the fear. This morning you talked to your people but no one is letting you know anything. They have that closed-face sly look. The wary look,...

The Sixth Extinction Is Now

The Sixth Extinction Is Now
What is the Sixth Extinction? Why should you care? How would it affect your decision of what field to study, what degree to earn? Because you are a human being, and the human species is on a cosmic Death List. There is little doubt left (in the minds of professional Biologists) that Earth is currently...

How Fast do You Want to Go?

How Fast do You Want to Go?
On the radio, you can hear the sweet whine of the engine. You can see the torque and rpm curves climbing strong and tight, on your laptop readout. Beside you in the pit, one of the tire guys is angry, almost in tears, a quiet guy who can lift two tires on each arm, a guy you wouldn’t want to...

2B an Advocate – The Voice of the Voiceless, Fighting for a Better World

2B an Advocate – The Voice of the Voiceless, Fighting for a Better World
You’ve grown up in a world of wrongs, injustices, an unfair world. Something should be done, but what? How can you, just one person, make a change? Everywhere you go you see things that need to be changed. The local and national and world news upsets you, day to day. But you feel powerless...

Flying, into the Wild Blue

Flying, into the Wild Blue
A hundred people climb aboard your machine, putting their lives into your hands. They are young and old. They are of every race. They collectively represent the family bonds of thousands who love them. A lady in a wheelchair. Two young soccer players. A squirming baby in a young mother’s...

For Your Love of Animals, What Will You Do?

Have you always loved animals? Do you seem to connect with them somehow, to bond with them in a special way? Maybe you’ve dreamed of working in a zoo? Running a Water World? Managing a humane shelter for abandoned dogs and cats? Opening a rescue center for animal victims of disasters such...

Gods of the Superheroes — Artists!

Batman, Superman, Ironman, Spiderman, Luke Skywalker, Hellboy, X-Men, Watchmen… who was their creator? Who created them, where were they born? They sprang from the depths of the minds of artists, from the passion of animators. Artists birthed all the Superheroes. The Gods of all Superheroes...

Soldiers of the System

Soldiers of the System
You wonder how they got to be then world leaders that they are? The financial giants whose faces we see on magazine covers, on web news? How did they start? How did they get a foot on that corporate ladder to the rarified air of global wealth? Business is a profit-driven force that drives human affairs....

Wild Wild West! Why get a Computer Programming degree?

No-limit high-stakes poker. The Powerball Lottery. Computer Programming. What do these all have in common? Near cosmic possibilities for astronomical payoffs. Welcome to the wild card of job potential— software writing, programming, the creation of systems and solutions. Where other careers...
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