Rodrick Thornhill


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[Gallery] 30 Perfectly-Timed Photos in Sports

Sports. Athletic competition brings out the best in all of us. Sometimes, you’ll get some amazing plays or some crazy results, but a lot of the time, you’ll get some great photos. Professional sports photographers make a living off this, and in the process, get some amazing pictures if they get their timing just right. […]

Sports. Athletic competition brings out the best in all of us. Sometimes, you’ll get some amazing plays or some crazy results, but a lot of the time, you’ll get some great photos. Professional sports photographers

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The Pessimist’s Take on Daylight Savings Time

Praise the calendar gods, you got an extra hour of sleep this weekend! Though realistically, your plans of coming into the office an hour early to beat the 5 o’clock traffic probably stalled when you realized how comfortable your bed could be at 7am. If you’re like me, this past weekend, you went around your house, […]

Praise the calendar gods, you got an extra hour of sleep this weekend! Though realistically, your plans of coming into the office an hour early to beat the 5 o’clock traffic probably stalled when you

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Punishment Bets – How to Bring Out the Best of Your Friends with “Friendly” Competition

I’m still young. Throughout my college years, and even recently, I have been making bets with my friends on the most random topics. But if you’re not really one to risk your hard-earned money (dear manager, if you’re reading this, I need a raise), you can still have fun with bets. All you need to […]

I’m still young. Throughout my college years, and even recently, I have been making bets with my friends on the most random topics. But if you’re not really one to risk your hard-earned money (dear

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A Guide to The Crazy World of Chinese Spiritual Offerings

Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking both ways. Cancer wins, you get a heart attack, and an 18 wheeler comes out of nowhere. Game over. You’re dead. Life as you knew it comes to an end. Your spirit decends […]

Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking both ways. Cancer wins, you get a heart attack, and an 18 wheeler

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Deciding on the Music Playlist For Your Next Roadtrip

So, as you may have remembered from last week, I’m taking my city-slicker friends camping for the first time in their lives. It’s going to be a blast for sure. Even though there are plenty of great places to enjoy hikes through the luscious green forests and tranquil beaches in our city, our journey will […]

So, as you may have remembered from last week, I’m taking my city-slicker friends camping for the first time in their lives. It’s going to be a blast for sure. Even though there are plenty

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30 Perfectly-Timed Photos in Sports

Sports. Athletic competition brings out the best in all of us. Sometimes, you’ll get some amazing plays or some crazy results, but a lot of the time, you’ll get some great photos. Professional sports photographers make a living off this, and in the process, get some amazing pictures if they get their timing just right. […]

Sports. Athletic competition brings out the best in all of us. Sometimes, you’ll get some amazing plays or some crazy results, but a lot of the time, you’ll get some great photos. Professional sports photographers

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Why I’m Taking My Weakest, City-Slicker Friends Camping For the First Time

The sun has awoken from its long winter slumber, both the birds and the bees are procreating in record numbers, and sales of allergy medication has just gone through the roof. What time is it? Summer time! The weather is perfect for a nice run, a BBQ, or a fun weekend camp. Camping has been a […]

The sun has awoken from its long winter slumber, both the birds and the bees are procreating in record numbers, and sales of allergy medication has just gone through the roof. What time is it? Summer

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What to Do When Transit Shuts Down

We’ve all been through it. Be it out of necessity, cost, or convenience, almost everyone in the world has taken public transit at least once in their life. Many of us endure the long lines, hours-long commutes, horrid smells, and rude commuters every day. It’s all part of this ritual that we’ve been sucked into. […]

We’ve all been through it. Be it out of necessity, cost, or convenience, almost everyone in the world has taken public transit at least once in their life. Many of us endure the long lines,

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Why I’ve Started Wandering Around My City At Night

It’s not as soothing as The Joy of Painting, but it’s almost as good. Walking around and enjoying the fresh air is one of the best ways to relax after getting yelled at by your boss, seeing your hockey team get eliminated from the playoffs, or crying over some milk that you may have spilled. […]

It’s not as soothing as The Joy of Painting, but it’s almost as good. Walking around and enjoying the fresh air is one of the best ways to relax after getting yelled at by your

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We Tried The Spiciest Instant Ramen in the World (For Fun)

Ah, the human race. We’ve invented the wheel, the printing press, and nuclear power. We have discovered microscopic organisms, cured smallpox, and even landed on the moon. So the next advancement of the human race, a big discovery in food science, could save millions from starvation. It could turn previously indigestible foods into staple crops. […]

Ah, the human race. We’ve invented the wheel, the printing press, and nuclear power. We have discovered microscopic organisms, cured smallpox, and even landed on the moon. So the next advancement of the human race,

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