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War has moved to new frontiers. This time its your computer...

This has never happened before yet we witnessed it. Sony pulled a movie "The Interview" because of threats from a group of hackers. These hackers sat half way around the world and got into Sony's offices and twisted their arm. The sheer magnitude of this episode is mind boggling. Show More Summary

Don’t Have Any Kids Yourself

It's Thursday, time for verse, for edgy verse, and curiously potent advice from thoughtful English librarian and writer Philip Larkin. Childfree advice… This Be The Verse They fuck you up, your mum and dad.They may not mean to, but they do.They fill you with the faults they hadAnd add some extra, just for you. Show More Summary

Childless by Choice Issues? Enough Already!

Let’s finish the week off with a quick look at Dani Alpert’s rant on HuffPo about childless by choice oversaturation. Sure, it’s a few weeks overripe, and there’s something decidedly disingenuous about reposting a post about the fact that there’s too much posting about childless by choice issues, but… I can’t resist. Show More Summary

Nonfiction Book Review: Everyone’s a Genius

According to author Jen Fraser, geniuses aren’t what we often assume. Instead of the rare few who have intellect far above the rest of us, they are the people who are capable of giving the world fresh, new concepts and ideas.… Read ...

Mountain House Sale is back 25-40% off | Free Giveaways | Lowest Prices ever on Buckets

Mountain House Cans !! Lowest Prices, Loyalty Rewards, Free Giveaway!! This is the last sale of the year and its big. As always we have great prices on Mountain House cans. We are allowed only a few sales in a year where you get maximum allowed discounts on all can cases AND free shipping in lower 48 states. Show More Summary

What Was the Best Thing That Happened in Austin in 2014?

As I reflect back on Austin’s 2014, a mix of happy and sad emotions bubble to the surface. Though it was a fun and exciting year in this  snazzy city, Austin had its fair share of heartbreak as well. Austin is feeling the growing pains of being the #1 fastest growing city in America, and [...]

Loyalty Rewards winner announced | Loyalty Standings

What is Safecastle Loyalty Program.. Few more weeks you still have some time to qualify for cash back.- In brief, every buyers club member who registers for the 2014 Loyalty program will earn a rebate gift certificate worth at least 1% of the total value of their year's purchases at Safecastle... Show More Summary

Nonfiction Book Review: Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

This book will hit your heart and mind, hard. Author Katy Butler’s has written a moving and informative memoir that will stick with you and inspire contemplation. In Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death, we intimately...Show More Summary

Emergency Communication Devices Explained

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How Not to be a Starving Artist

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be an artist. Whether it was filmmaking, writing, acting or dressing up as deceased Borscht Belt entertainers, I had the bug and I knew I needed to pursue a career in the arts. When you’re a wee one, you have no idea that a career in [...]

The Art of Childfree-Parent Conversation at Holiday Parties

I like to re-post this as holiday party time approaches… We’re  into the holiday party time of year, and at these kinds of gatherings often people’s kids are a major topic of conversation. When you don’t have kids (yet or are childfree), trying to chime in with parent friends, acquaintances, colleagues and their spouses can feel awkward and challenging.… Read more

10 reasons why Schlitterbahn is the best place on the planet

  photo via Schlitterbahn   Schlitterbahn Waterpark is as Texan as corn dogs, boobie implants and Walker, Texas Ranger. Built in New Braunfels, TX, in 1979, this water park is often referred to as the “HOLY SHIT OMG BEST WATER PARK FOREVER <3? If you’re from Texas, Schlitterbahn is rite of passage. If you’re not [...]

The Anatomy Of a Backpacker

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Gun Laws By State

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How To Build a Cold Weather Debris Hut

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Top 10 Most Common Emergency Food Fails

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Taking on Pronatalist Myths: Author Moms Who Get It

Melanie Holmes has a new book out titled, The Female Assumption: A Mother’s Story: Freeing Women From the View that Motherhood is a Mandate. Like author Madelyn Cain, the author of The Childless Revolution, Melanie is a mother. While...Show More Summary

Top 10 Uses For Knives In A Survival Situation

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Nonfiction Book Review: Women in Clothes

by LiveTrue Book Reviewer Melanie Davis Women in Clothes, by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton, is a literary art gallery. The book itself could be the centerpiece of a living room’s décor, nestled amidst eclectic art pieces complimenting the cover design.… Read more

Cash Back on Loyalty Rewards | Black Friday has ended but not the sale, up to 60% off

What is Loyalty Royalty? We value our customers and reward them Every buyers club member who registers for the 2014 Loyalty program will earn a rebate gift certificate worth at least 1% of the total value of their year's purchases at Safecastle. Show More Summary

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