by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Amateur Horologist… I dig on wristwatches: reading about them, window shopping them, and occasionally adding an unusual artifact to my modest collection. For a while I collected vintage Russian watches, which are usually mechanical (no batteries) and remarkably cheap. Since many
by Freddy J. Nager, Found of Atomic Tango + Amateur Prognosticator… Based on my observations of trends in demographics, business, technology, and politics, I’ve concocted and contrived these predictions for the new year and beyond. Maybe way way WAY beyond. But if 2017 is anywhere near as capricious as 2016,
by Nereyda Valenzuela, Guest Blogger + Human Communication Lab Director at Cal State University Fullerton… Ever notice how little things bother you on social media? Such as certain people not liking your photos or accepting your friend requests? These simple cases of inaction can trigger emotions that linger for days.
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Tchotchke Junkie… A certain trait of the adult male nerd species drives my wife crazy: our penchant for collecting toys that we like to display around our work areas. My wife calls them “dust magnets.” Of course, we adult male nerds
by Kim Tronic, Resident Cocktail Mistress… If I invited you out for a drink at some local saloon, what would you envision? Gun holsters, swinging doors, and horses waiting outside? How about a pub? Do you immediately get a craving for fish ‘n chips and a nice frosty pint? And