Facebook and Twitter don’t count as “having a social life”. They are good to find friends, but in-person meetings with your online friends will help you get your mind out of the internet and into the real world. … [Read more...] about 6 Simple And Effective Ways To Get Rid Of Blogging Stress
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Yoga is a positive way of life which helps you to be stress-free, healthy, and happy. It strengthens positive mental attitudes, develops focus and concentration, and increases physical (and mental) flexibility. It makes you feel alive and helps you get to know your true self. … [Read more...] about Why Complaining Is Making You Miserable & How To Fix It
Making Horrible Choices This timing and path we ended up taking was a bad call on my part all around. We ended up venturing out into the tail end of rush hour and wading knee deep into bumper to bumper traffic. It turns out there had been a wreck in the middle lane of 169 at 51st street, and as a result traffic was backed up past 11th street. What should have been an hour and a half trip at most, ended up being a three and a half hour slog. All the while I am fuming that I even have to be doing this in the first place. My wife gets an unbelievable amount of credit for dealing with me last night at all. We bickered back and forth during the whole trip, but it could have gotten so much worse. … [Read more...] about Making Horrible Choices
A robust setup for character expression It’s really upsetting how few options there are for looks in World of Warcraft. The character creator doesn’t even allow you to play around with your character height, but beyond that it’s only with the most recent expansion that the game has actually included pieces of armor that didn’t belong to some of the same models. There have been four different models for gloves since the game’s launch (which I have affectionately referred to as Flat, Folded, Triangle, and Tube), and even now the majority of gloves are one of those four. … [Read more...] about Storyboard: What makes an MMORPG a good home for roleplaying?
The first console I ever owned, like a lot of people here, was the Atari 2600… as a hand-me-down from my aunt, who loved video games and gave it to us when she had her NES. The first console I personally purchased was a SNES many years later, followed shortly thereafter by a PlayStation. My current trend of playing most games on my computer is very different from my life growing up. … [Read more...] about WRUP: Movies you could not make today edition