Steve Lovelace

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Tech Nostalgia: RCA Selectavision

When it comes to watching movies at home, DVDs are on their way out, and Blu-Ray discs have yet to pick of the mantle. As more and more people stream their movies directly from...

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Pascal’s Wager and Happiness

Are you familiar you Pascal’s Wager? French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal said that even if you doubt the existence of God, you should be religious just in case He exists. Why? Because if...

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The Beer Revolution

Beer drinking sure has changed since I was a kid. No, I didn’t drink beer back then (though I did drink coffee). But beer marketing is very pervasive, and even at a young age,...

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No Smoking

I hate cigarettes. I always have. If there’s even a whiff of smoke in the air, I can smell it. And while I certainly have my share of bad habits, smoking is not one...

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5 Replacements for Big Tex

The State Fair of Texas is a big deal here in Dallas, and it all revolves around one campy statue. Big Tex is a 52-foot-tall cowboy in the middle of the park who greets...

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The Future of Twitter

Twitter has been around for years, but only recently has it become more mainstream. The future of Twitter looks bright in the short term, though eventually though, other services will take advantage of the...

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Who Owns Star Wars?

Note: This article was written just a couple of weeks before George Lucas sold the Star Wars Franchise to Disney. And while I doubt that Lucas read my article, I’m glad he came to...

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Atheism vs Secular Humanism

While researching my recent article on religion and morality, I started looking for atheist and non-religious people who have made a positive change in this world. There were plenty of people to choose from,...

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The Horrors of MySpace

MySpace is aiming for yet another comeback, but I’m not buying it. I used MySpace back in its heyday, and even when it was the most popular social network in history, I hated it....

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The Railroad Crossing From Hell

For a while my family lived in a small town named East Carondelet, Illinois. We lived in a little farmhouse several miles out of town, and we had to drive on a scary levee road...