Impressive Archer Shows Real Skills

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YouTube channel Smarter Every Day has posted a video of Alabama archer Byron Ferguson demonstrating his skills. In contrast to some other archers, he doesn’t spend any time making grandiose claims about his own skills or offering insulting assertions about modern target archers; he just steps up and shows what good instinctive archery looks like. Continue reading

Dadvertising: Super Bowl Recap

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Last week I complained about the Similac ad that pulled a bait-and-switch on dads: “Hey, we’re all parents here! … And by parents, we mean moms.” But there were a couple of dad-centric ads this year during the Super Bowl, and for once dads weren’t portrayed as bumbling idiots. (Baby steps!) Continue reading

Danish “Archer” Demonstrates Gullibility of Audience

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You know that video making the rounds, supposedly demonstrating amazing “lost” archery skills? Our archery expert shoots it full of holes. Continue reading

Watching Saturday Morning Cartoons as a Dad

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My son calls for me from his crib at 6 am. It’s Saturday, so he slept in. His mom stays comfortable and warm in bed while the two of us quietly make our way down the stairs. He gets a juice, I get a coffee, and we sit on the sofa together to watch a morning of cartoons. Continue reading

New Nintendo 3DS XL Lands in NA Next Month

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As expected, Nintendo of America confirmed the release of a newly updated 3DS handheld gaming system here in the States during this morning’s Nintendo Direct broadcast. But that’s not to say there weren’t a few surprises regarding this upcoming hardware roll-out. Continue reading

The Astronomically Correct “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” Is Fun and Factual

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Tired of singing about your confusion as to what stars are–when you know exactly what they are and why they twinkle? Try this new version instead! Continue reading