Why ‘The Skimm’ Is Now The Highlight of My Mornings

Why 'The Skimm' Is Now The Highlight of My Mornings
It’s Sunday. That means no morning e-mail newsletter from the Skimm. Why is this even worth mentioning? I mean if you are anything like me, your email is already filled to the brim with e-mail newsletters, updates and mailing list spam — all that give you ample opportunity make sure your trash/delete/garbage can button still ...

Why Bibi’s Win Shouldn’t Upset American Liberals

Why Bibi's Win Shouldn't Upset American Liberals
Earlier today a co-worker asked about how I felt about Bejamin Netanyahu’s victory in the Israeli elections. I felt that in this instance, in a conversation with a non-Jewish American, brevity would be best, so I responded, “I think it’s good.” And it’s true…I do think that it’s a good thing. In spite of awaking ...

Made in China, But Marketed in the U.S.A

Made in China, But Marketed in the U.S.A
Last week I was clicking around on YouTube and I stumbled upon Phil Busardo’s videos where he went to China. For those who may not know, Phil is a well-respected vaping reviewer and advocate. Anyway, the modern electronic cigarette was invented in China, and the majority of the electronic cigarette/vaping equipment that is in use ...

My Third Month of Vaping 3

My Third Month of Vaping
So I’ve pushed this post back over and over for some time now. In regards to vaping, I’ve had some equipment woes. However I’m still sorting through it so I think I’ll wait until next month (God willing) to talk about that. So this time, I’m going to talk about e-liquid, or ‘e-juice'; which is ...

Green Gold: Can Jamaica Really Profit from Marijuana Legalization?

Green Gold: Can Jamaica Really Profit from Marijuana Legalization?
In late January, the Jamaican Parliament passed a bill that decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana (less than 2 ounces). This is a really surprising, but timely move by the Jamaican government. In spite of marijuana being so intrinsically tied into Jamaican culture, thank to the Rastafarians, the laws of the country have prohibited ...