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Trump’s NFL Rant Proves He Doesn’t Get American Values

Dean Obeidallah, CNNTrump’s latest NFL comments prove he doesn’t understand the value of free speech; rather than protecting it, he seems ready and willing to undermine it, writes Dean Obeidallah … Read the referenced story here: Trump’s NFL Rant Proves He Doesn’t Get American Values

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Why Your Lover Doesn’t Want Your Advice, but Your Validation

Relationships, even the great ones, can be complicated. This is especially true if you’re lacking validation. Think about the last time you told your partner about the way you felt. Maybe he/she said something to you that hurt your feelings. On some level, perhaps you knew they didn’t mean it to be hurtful, but because of something you’d experienced in the past, it rubbed you the wrong way. If relationships worked the way they did in the movies, your partner would have said something like, “Honey, I completely understand where…

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Boost Mode on PlayStation 4 Pro doesn’t do much for PSVR

VR is already great though PlayStation 4 Pro, so it’s not likely to improve much more. The 4.5 update to PlayStation 4 Pro consoles added a Boost Mode feature, which was designed to offer more processing and GPU power to existing games that weren’t going to update to the more capable “enhanced” mode. For normal PS4 games, this Boost Mode offers a slight stability bump to make things look consistently good throughout the experience. There was some hope this new feature was going to offer a little something extra to…

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Creativity Doesn’t Appear as Flash Even for the Most Creative People

People often talk about creativity and inspiration as if it is a thing totally distinct from them. That ideas generate themselves spontaneously, or as if it is a trait that some people are born without and can’t ever gain. These ideas are commonplace, but are totally untrue. Some think creative works exist in a vacuum, and are, by their nature, totally original, and entirely the work of some lone visionary. This again is untrue. Nothing comes from nothing, and even some of the most creative people of all time were…

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Why a Lot of Relationship Experience Doesn’t Equate to a Great Marriage

The old school romantic notion of marrying before sex is almost an antique relic. Fully 95% of Americans have had premarital sex. Most men will have had at least 6 relationships, and women 5 before tying the knot. What does all of this experience mean for marriage quality? At the very least, divorces have been going down since the 1980’s. Even though people continue to use the false “50% of marriages end in divorce” statistic, marriages have been improving for decades. Whenever the subject of marriage gets brought up, you…

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