US Journalism and the DAPL

Recently I was looking for ways to help stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. (And I found them, please click here, here, or here to read about it.) However, while I was looking, I noticed something that really made me mad. All the US articles about he Dakota Access Pipeline were either on “news sites” that […]

What Can You Trust?

Recently I wrote about how people need to stop sharing crazy conspiracy theories on Facebook. To be clear: You really should stop sharing conspiracy theories on Facebook.  Now, of course people fired back with a bunch of stuff about how the CIA coined the term “conspiracy theorist” in order to stop anyone from questioning the […]

Another Way to Help Standing Rock

First, note that I have already posted lots of ways to help the water protectors in Standing Rock. Please read this, or this to find out how you can support them. Now then, here is another way: I have been looking into ways to be more helpful to the protesters at Standing Rock, and one of […]

More on Standing Rock

As you know, the protest at Standing Rock is still going strong, and it’s getting harder for the water protectors as the cold sets in. A friend of mine has joined the protest at Standing Rock, and is working as a camp organizer. The main concerns he is seeing in the camps right now are: […]

What’s It Really Like?

  People often ask me what it is actually like living here in South Korea. There are a few things that I want to make very clear: 1. South Korean do not and have never eaten cats. Old men did used to eat dog (the Chinese believe it helps old guys get it up) but […]

Missinformation on my Facebook Feed

Recently a friend shared a YouTube video about how you can increase your fuel efficiency with homemade fuel cells. Naturally, I thought it would be cool so I looked into it. It took about five seconds of reading Google results to realize that this was not true. Mythbusters busted it, scientists busted it, and yet […]

Taxes

Taxes should not be a political issue. The fact that they are has always confused me. To understand why this doesn’t make a lot of sense, let’s look at what taxes are supposed to be for: The idea of tax was created long ago in Empires gone by. Taxes were important in order to build […]