Testing. Testing.

This is a test of the emer­gency blog­cast sys­tem. It will remain on this page until the $%#@! align­ment prob­lem is fig­ured out. This is only a test. Can you see me now?

Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone Color of the Year 2017 What a refresh­ing change from last year’s infan­tile Colors of the Year for 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity. I can still smell the whiffs of dia­per poo. This year it’s the fresh scent of tall trees, green...

Roses are red, violets are…uh…

Roses are red, vio­lets are blue. Uh…really? Now did it ever occur to you that “vio­let” is not “blue”? We’ll let that go for a moment. What’s pecu­liar is that while light blue, pure blue and dark blue are all con­sid­ered blue, light red,...

Pantone 2016 Colors of the Year

That’s right, colors—with an s. For the first time, Pantone has cho­sen two Colors of the Year, not just a sin­gle Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity Apparently, the col­ors seem to be more suit­able for fash­ion and home, as they are exact match­es...

They” chose the Word of the Year.

He? She? It? Whether it’s a boy or a girl or a man or a woman or a cat or a dog, we can now just say “they.” As in: “Whoever is work­ing on the for­mu­la, they bet­ter not blow up the build­ing.” It’s per­fect­ly accept­able, as of recent (to say...