W.O.W. Usury

RR176 Word of the Week: Usury Cambridge: the activity of lending someone money with the agreement that they will pay back a very much larger amount of money later; the lending of money at extremely high interest rates Oxford English: The action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest. Investopedia: Usury … More W.O.W. Usury

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Max Steel Film Review

RR174 Max Steel Film Review 2016 PG 13 1hr 32 min IMDb 4.6/10, Action Adventure Family. 0% Rotten Tomatoes Action & Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy Drama Starring: Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello Director: Stewart Hendler. Written by Christopher L. Yost Every single critic review on rotten tomatoes seemed to hate this flick … More Max Steel Film Review

W.O.W. Reciprocity

RR167 Word of the Week: Reciprocity This word is a good one to remember if you would like to have a beneficial relationship. It applies to business relationships and personal ones…even when there are amorous. Definitions: Cambridge: a situation in which two groups agree to help each other by behaving in the same way or … More W.O.W. Reciprocity

April Fools’ Day Origins and Epic Pranks

RR166 April Fools’ Day Origins and a couple epic pranks. WARNING Expletive: Damn it According to History.com 16th century France the Pope switched from the Julian (4713 BC) to Gregorian calendar change from April to January but there is a problem with this theory The Julian calendar is still used today in manufacture dates of … More April Fools’ Day Origins and Epic Pranks

W.O.W. Extrapolate

RR164 Word of the Week: Extrapolate I have no idea why this word came into my head…wait I watched Orville; don’t all those SciFi space travel shows talk about extrapolating data? In any event, the etymology is a little long on this one but I still break it down into layman’s term as much as … More W.O.W. Extrapolate

What are Nootropics?

Could NZT be real…or some form of it? Nootropics are smart drugs. When I watched the movie Limitless I fantasized about being able to recall all my knowledge and memories at a moment’s notice when I wanted it. To me that would be a great superpower. Now we have something called nootropics. They have been … More What are Nootropics?

The Circle Film Review

RR162 Film Review Friday: The Circle 2017 PG-13 1hr 50 min IMDb 5.3/10, Drama SciFi Thriller. 15% Rotten Tomatoes Drama Mystery Suspense Starring: : Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega Director: James Ponsoldt. Written by James Ponsoldt (screenplay by), Dave Eggers (screenplay and novel) A movie about how a single company will be the catalyst … More The Circle Film Review