Some people see the glass as half full. Others see it as half empty. And then there are people who don't worry about half full or half empty – they're worried about dropping the glass. I wonder if all families and offices have a pessimist in their midst?
Have you ever been astonished by a magician's trick, and then tried to work out how they did it? Maybe, in the cold light of day, you found yourself wondering why it was so easy for them to fool you! If so, then you've done more than just try to solve a particular bit of […]
Spring has sprung, and the sun is shining on your tired and shabby office decor. It’s high time to revamp it, you think – and, while you’re at it, why not spruce up that dated logo, too? This is easier said than done, of course. It’s tricky enough to choose a color for your kitchen […]
As a crime reporter for various regional newspapers, I was exposed to the hidden – and sometimes not so hidden – underbelly of life in seemingly respectable communities. Every neighborhood endures the annoyance and frustrations of low-level wrongdoing: vandalism, graffiti, theft, and other anti-social behaviors. But, every so often, a town would be shocked or […]