Lived Long and Prospered

It would be hard, even for a Vulcan, to calculate how much or strong of an impact that he had. Not just in television, or film, but to society as a whole. Leonard Nimoy was a true visionary of the arts, bringing soul to everything he touched.

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Here’s Spidey!

I can’t believe it. Seriously, I can’t believe it’s actually happening. Sony and Marvel have finally reached an agreement to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

This. This is going to happen. *heavy breathing*

This is huge news. Massively huge. MONUMENTALLY HUGE! For those who aren’t in the know, let me elaborate.

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I’ll take a Nintendo console… To go, please!

It is no small secret that the Wii U has not been the critical success the Wii was, nor has it matched the sheer numbers of sales that the Xbox One and Playstation 4 have reached in its lifetime on the market. So, it is unsurprising that Nintendo has already started work on their next console. What will be surprising however, is the development path they take, and how they will integrate their hardware into the ever-changing tech landscape.

As in the past, Nintendo begins working on their next console as soon as they finish one, giving them plenty of time to truly plan out what they envision the future to be. Even back in 2012, we heard mumbling on what’s coming next. Although there is some speculation to the particulars of the new devices, one thing is for certain: Integration between the handheld and console will be key.

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The Optimal Role Model

As we make our journey across this Earth, we learn to imitate those that we admire. Idolization starts from the moment of human interaction. We first imitate our parents, then friends, moving to teachers, coaches and bosses. We choose to emulate the people whose qualities seem to benefit us. But many lose sight of who and what is important. We give in to what is easy, simulating what is popular, not necessarily right. Just read the latest news headlines and I’m sure you will catch my drift.

Today’s youth need a powerful role model more than ever. With all the turmoil and tragedy that happens within some homes, children need someone to grab to like a rock. Someone they know they can turn to whenever things get rough. But does that hero necessarily have to be a someone? Can’t it be a something? I believe that of the greatest role models is not of human flesh and bones, but in fact of metal. He is a truck and one of the ultimate leaders this world will ever see.

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