My Questions for Interviewing Housemates

I had to interview some potential housemates the other day – it was the first time I’d ever needed to do this, so I did some research into what other people recommended asking.  Rather than just deleting my questions since I don’t need them any more, I thought others might one day benefit from these ideas. In the process of actually conducting the interviews, we … Continue reading My Questions for Interviewing Housemates

Everything is expensive and nothing is amazing

I found this article really persuasive that there’s a problem in our Western societies: …In the past fifty years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health insurance costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by about fifty percent. US health care costs about four times as much as equivalent health care in other First World countries; … Continue reading Everything is expensive and nothing is amazing

Why Poker Is Good For You

POKER IS GOOD FOR YOUby David Sklansky & Alan N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D. Many people have argued that poker should be considered differently from gambling in general. This argument has been made in discussions of legalization and related topics. Their argument is usually that poker is a skill game, while other gambling games are much less dependent upon skill. We agree, but believe that they have … Continue reading Why Poker Is Good For You