Unreported activities at the Iowa State Fair
July 14, 2015 The Iowa State Fair does a great job each year of showcasing a variety of entertainment, with carnival rides, booths where you can win a 35-cent prize for a few hundred dollars, hosting competitions... more »»
Things that make you go hmmm?
July 13, 2015 Glass takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times! Gold is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the groun... more »»
Paying the pink tax
June 22, 2015 Women are slammed with $1,400 a year in retail markups thanks to gendered marketing. You probably think you know about all the taxes you pa. more »»
June 8, 2015 Ignoring the experiences of women and people of color now comes at a price for filmmakers and TV execs. more »»
Why some men have a dog and no wife
June 3, 2015 The content of this column does not in any way represent the opinion of this newspaper or, more importantly, the operator of this column who has a wife and four daughter. more »»
Laws of nature
May 25, 2015 Following are immutable laws of nature, many of which you will already know from personal experience. . more »»
Why not travel to Cuba?
March 23, 2015 Scuba diving off Varadero Beach shouldn’t land you in hot water with Uncle Sam. If you’re an American citizen, you’ve got one of the most valuable passports in the world. more »»
Ingenious ideas from the internet
March 17, 2015 This should really say “copied by Rick Deines” since it is taken from an email a friend sent to me. Sharpen a pair of scissors by cutting a sheet of sandpaper. more »»