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UTSA Chess Club is Active!

We had a great organizational meeting last Thursday, 29 January, to kick off the Armadillo Chess Club at UTSA. J.P. Hyltin was there to give us a historical perspective, since the Armadillo Chess Club was actually founded at UTSA back…

Avoid Buffalo Wild Wings, Alamo Ranch, San Antonio, TX!

Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, Alamo Ranch 5411 West 1604 North San Antonio, TX 78253 Time we visited: 18 July 2014, 7:30 PM What Happened? Avoid this place at all costs!  My son said he had a craving for some wings,…

Women’s Mate Preferences Vary According to Menstrual Cycle

UCLA researchers analyzed dozens of published and unpublished studies on how women’s preferences for mates change throughout the menstrual cycle. Their findings suggest that ovulating women have evolved to prefer mates who display sexy traits – such as a masculine…

Talking to babies is important!

Good article on some of the latest findings regarding the link between brain development and talking to your baby.  This is the reason I say that the use of cell phones for texting by parents may have a negative effect…

A syndrome of toddlers who are late in acquiring langauge skills?

A recent report in Psychological Science shows that toddlers need to be talked to in order to help them properly develop vocabulary and syntax. http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-10-toddlers-language-skills.html I am willing to bet that within the next 2 to 5 years, we will…

Universal Healthcare Discussion on Reddit.com

Very good discussion right now, showing how universal healthcare in other countries isn’t the horrible thing most Americans think it is. http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/1ksc0b/redditors_who_live_in_a_country_with_universal/

Major in Philosophy

Great site that has useful information on why you should study philosophy in college: https://sites.google.com/site/whystudyphilosophy/

Sapporo Sushi & Asian Cuisine

Sapporo is located at 5638 West Hausman Road in San Antonio. This is a short review, because the place was EXCELLENT and highly recommended. We ordered a variety of entrees including noodle soups and sushi dishes. The service was very…

What is a “freethinker”?

That term, “freethinker” appears all over the web nowadays, thanks to the current popularity of atheism.  The term is meant to denote someone who is “free” of any impediments to rational thought.  Such a person is supposedly unencumbered by any…