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Do the Opposite of Normal

To get an uncommon life, do uncommon things. Do the opposite of normal. I have no idea what the future will bring. Heck, I don't know what the hell I'm doing now. But everything turns...
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Lies Society Tells Us

Every society has lies that everyone agrees are true. They look at other cultures and think "that's so weird!" without recognizing their own ridiculous views. During the Salem Witch Trials, people burned women to death...
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How does Donald Trump win?

How does Donald Trump win? The media portrays him as a bumbling moron. But he keeps on winning, so there must be something to his success. This isn't a political post, it's a human...
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Fear Isn’t Useful

Fear isn't useful in modern society. It helped our ancestors survive tiger attacks and that's why we have it. Non-fearful people got eaten. But now tigers are in the zoo, and we are afraid of ghosts. What...
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College is a scam, and Kanye West figured it out first

With record unemployment, skyrocketing tuition, and stagnating wages, America has finally learned that college is a scam. But if you were paying attention, Kanye West called it out first back in 2004 with his debut...
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I was a Professional Poker Player

I was a professional poker player for 2.5 years. My database had 3,000,000 hands of poker. I was Supernova on Pokerstars which is defined as the top 1% of the top 1%. My winnings are...

Who We Are and What We Do

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About Alicia and John

John and Alicia met the summer of 2006 in Minnesota and got married November 2009 in Aruba.  We discovered early on that we're good...
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What is a Digital Nomad?

I have never gotten more blank stares than when I tell people that I'm a digital nomad.  The questions answered in this FAQ-like article...