…Be Practical

Happy Tuesday! For those of you wondering what happened to Monday, it was canceled.

…carpe diem

The human spirit is a resilient thing. We can forget that sometimes, and when the world loses someone who’s touched as many spirits as Mr. Robin Williams it can feel wrong to move on from that loss too soon, even for those of us (which is most of us) who knew him only through the…

…go for the thrill

On this 10/11/12 (that most awesome of dates) we find ourselves in the midst of another week, facing another debate. Round 2 goes to the veep and veep nominee and with plenty of gaffes and controversial statements between the pair, it promises to be an exciting evening of television. If we’re lucky they may even…

…take evasive action

In an increasingly mobile world it’s hard to imagine a time before the smartphone.  We’ve grown so accustomed to the convenience of these devices, we may sometimes forget they can’t actually do everything. For instance, your smartphone cannot predict the future…unless you’re predicting traffic.  Yes, there is an app for that.  It’s a mobile app…

…reap the rewards

Everyone loves a good punchline. Turns out a good laugh isn’t just good for your mood.  It’s good for your brain. A recent study found that jokes which rely on double meanings stimulate the brain, and make you think. So shame on you bad, unintelligent jokes (and the tellers of them) out there. As gratifying…

…shake it off

Faithful followers may have noticed that the Crusade has not yet commented on a rather earth-shattering current event: the earthquake in Japan. As you may have noticed, we try to find humor and inspiration in the topics we choose. Although many have tried, there’s little humor to be found in this natural disaster. I understand…