The History of the Waverly Hills Sanitorium

The Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky, is a historic tuberculosis hospital that is considered to be one of the most haunted buildings in the United States by believers in the supernatural. Its history goes back nearly 100 years and is shrouded in mystery and myth. Nevertheless the facts that are known about the Waverly … Read more

Fifty Places to Visit in Louisiana

50 things to do in Louisiana (besides eat and party on Bourbon Street) In no particular order: 1. Take a carriage ride through the French Quarter (New Orleans) 2. Visit the The National D-Day Museum (New Orleans) 3. Visit the New Orleans Museum of Art (New Orleans) 4. Take a streetcar ride 5. Take a … Read more

Top 10 Anime Action Movies of All Time

Anime is a popular form of entertainment these days, especially among young people. However, anime films have rarely recieved high acclaim outside of a small circle of viewers and critics. Here, I’m hoping to shed some light on what I think are the best full-length anime action films of all time. Most of these are … Read more

Top 10 Snacks for Work

I’ve done it a couple of times now. You probably have too. You’re running late out the door for work in the morning and completely forget to pack a lunch and snacks to get you through the day. You figure you’ll buy lunch – a salad, a bowl of soup. It’s no problem. The problem … Read more

Barriers to Perception: An Analysis of Michael Moore’s Film Fahrenheit 9/11

The events preceding the devastating attacks of September 11th, 2001 were filled with controversy and riddled with barriers to perception and communication. The Bush administration (both George H.W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush) practiced deceit, manipulated the system, and down-right lied to fulfill their personal agendas. The 2000 election, which resulted in the … Read more

Microsoft Student 2008

Homework assignments are the bane of most students I know (not to mention their hard-pressed and nescient parents). This is mainly because of the tedious and mind-numbing chores of data mining and composition. Additionally, as knowledge multiplies every 5-10 years, few parents and teachers are able to keep up. Enter Microsoft Student 2008: a productivity … Read more

Children Services and Runaway Teens

Runaway child. The very word brings to the mind’s eye child abuse pictures and the abused runaway teens and preteens dressed raggedly, living on the streets and doing dirty deeds for survival. For centuries, this was the life of a runaway child. That has changed thanks to the beginning of Children Services and society’s paranoia … Read more