Confessions Of A USAF KC-135 'Flying Gas Station' Boom Operator

It is one of the coolest jobs in the entire U.S. military, "Booms" as they are affectionately called, are the folks who directly provide sustenance to America's thirsty air power as the gas station's of the sky. From flying over war zones to fueling top secret experimental aircraft, being a Boom is truly a dynamic… » 5/20/14 4:19pm 5/20/14 4:19pm

I Admit It: I Alphabetize My Spotify Playlists

It's Sunday night, I haven't eaten yet, I've got to get up for work in a few hours time. Heck, I haven't even showered. Why? Because The Clash's "London Calling" playlist is currently sitting after My Bloody Valentine's "Loveless" in my Spotify collection, among other crimes to alphabetization. And that just wont do. » 1/06/14 9:30pm 1/06/14 9:30pm

Holy Shit I Just Spent $236 on Candy Crush, Help

I don't understand. It's just Bejeweled. With candy. What's the big deal? Innocent words from a better time. A better place. Before I'd ever made that deplorable journey to the App Store and downloaded... it. Candy Crush Saga. Now, about a month later, I've lost a little over $230, hours of battery life, and any… » 8/07/13 3:30pm 8/07/13 3:30pm

Vatican: Stop Confessing Your Sins to an iPhone

A few days ago something called "Confession: A Roman Catholic App" made its way into the Apple App Store and got a lot of attention. It's a two dollar app designed to help you examine your conscience in order to "participate in the Rite of Penance" and it makes it a point to proclaim that it's got the Catholic… » 2/10/11 10:20pm 2/10/11 10:20pm