Monthly Archives: September 2007

WOTD 2007-09-20

Word of the Day Schadenfreude n : delight in another person’s misfortune We all know someone like this. Maybe we have experienced schadenfreude in our own lives. It happens when a person is deeply invested in the failure of another. It is small, sad and toxic. You might try this: for the rest of the […]

Twentyfive Skills

Over on O’Reilly, Rick Jelliffe took Popular Mechanic’s 25 Skills Every Man Should Know quiz. I eagerly read through the quiz and I noticed two things. First, I eagerly read through the quiz. Second, I have smirked—on occasion—at women’s magazines that have similar quizzes. It’s all relative to what you believe is important. How did […]