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Mike Sage
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When I am not pursuing my dream of being a beach bum on Maui, I am a freelance writer, blogger, public speaker, marketing consultant, and equities & options trader.  My favorite topics to write on are all those things that we're not supposed to talk about in polite society - politics, religion, history-mysteries, the paranormal, money, banking, and science.

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Lifestyle
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
How the Media Hides the Truth About US Afghan Deaths

Can you believe what you read in the headlines? It depends on the media outlet, and whether they have a vested interest in deceiving you.

History
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Unbelievable: Nuclear Testing Was Done on Live "Volunteers"

On July 19, 1957 an Air Force F89-J piloted by Captain Eric W. Hutchison, accompanied by his radar operator, Captain Alfred C. Barbee, took off for Yucca Flats, NV with a live MB-1 nuclear-tipped missile aboard. On the ground at Yucca Flats were the five military officers, wearing their light summer uniforms without hats, and a photographer named George Yoshitake to record the moment for posterity...

History
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Did a Nazi UFO Really Crash in Kecksburg, PA?

On December 9, 1965, a strange UFO crashed near Kecksburg, PA, a small town 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Witnesses described it as a bell-shaped object, about the size of an automobile, with strange hieroglyphics around the bottom edge. Was this a remnant of Hitler's super-secret UFO project called "Die Glocke (The Bell)?

Lifestyle
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Those Pesky Political Labels: What Do They Really Mean?

One contributing factor to our tendency to let passions flare during political discussions is the fact that quite often, we're not "speaking the same language." Oh, we may all be speaking English, but the same words may mean different things to different people. This is particularly true when it comes to political labels, such as liberal, conservative, libertarian, or socialist.

Entertainment
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Top Ten Funniest Newspaper Headlines

These are just a few of the truly hilarious headlines we've found recently in the papers. Unlike many of the humorous headlines that have been passed around the internet for decades, each of these stories is real, and has been verified by newspaper and date. After all, we were pretty skeptical, too!

Lifestyle
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
The Top Ten Things You Shouldn't Say in a Job Interview

As a business owner for many years, the author has conducted hundreds of job interviews of prospective employees. Here's a Top Ten List of the worst things anyone has ever said in some of those interviews!

Health
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
How You Can Develop Your Lateral Thinking Skills

Most people don't realize that thinking is a skill, a skill that can be taught and improved with the right techniques. In this article, the author offers 5 techniques for improving one's Lateral Thinking and problem-solving skills.

Business & Money
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
The Not-So-Secret War Between Banks and Credit Unions

Few people are aware of the difference between a bank and a credit union, and even fewer know about about the cold-war that has been raging between the bankers and the credit union movement for the past 74 years.

Lifestyle
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Mormons and Their Temple Garments

Some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly referred to as Mormons) wear temple garments under their street clothing. These garments are often ridiculed by non-Mormons as "magic underwear," without much thought given to the many other religions which have similar clothing requirements.

History
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
The Enigmatic Popul Vuh is About to Rewrite Mayan History - Again!

The recent discovery of the Popul Vuh in the lost Mayan city of El Mirador promises to rewrite the history of the ancient Mayan people, and perhaps even of the entire Western Hemisphere. Long held beliefs about the religious practices of the Mayans and their predecessors are being jettisoned by archaeologists and anthropologists in light of these amazing find.

Travel & Places
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Why My Next Trip to Asia Won't Include Vietnam

After returning from a recent visit to Vietnam, travel writer Mike Sage gives his "Top Ten Reasons" for not considering another trip to the country that gave the war on communism a bad name.

Lifestyle
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Surprise! Romney Is Not the First Mormon to Run for President

The 2012 presidential elections will feature a prominent Mormon - the former Governor of MA, Mitt Romney. But Romney isn't the first, or even the second Mormon to run for our highest office. He is the fifth! Can you name the other four?

Business & Money
by Mike Sage
8 years ago
Why Your Stocks Go South at the Worst Possible Moment

Ever wonder why your stock buys seem to go south almost immediately after executing your trade? Here's what the big-money traders don't want you to know!

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