How biased is Facebook?

by Phil Elmore -- A couple of years ago, Facebook threatened to shut down the popular "Chicks on the Right" Facebook page because the owners dared to criticize the White House press more…

10 things you need to know about CPAP machines

by Phil Elmore -- Eleven months ago, I wrote a column called "Dying in my sleep," in which I described my years-long experience with obstructive sleep apnea. Millions of Americans suffer from more…

The fascism of Internet 'shaming'

by Phil Elmore -- Shaming. These hyper-sensitive days, any criticism of any kind is shaming. It, like "social justice whiners," or "SJWs," has infected everything we do and are in modern popular more…

Beware online rating of 'Peeple'

by Phil Elmore -- They were calling it a "Yelp for people." The as-yet unreleased app, "Peeple," was going to be a means for you and I to rate the individuals in more…

When parenting online is abusive to children

by Phil Elmore -- Technology saturates everything we do and are in modern life. It is the means through which you are reading this. It is the infrastructure that undergirds everything we more…

Beware online 'fembots'

by Phil Elmore -- Every day, two or three extremely attractive 20-something girls friend me on Facebook. I say "girls" and not "women" because when you're a middle-aged man, anybody who's still more…

The real Big Brother is us

by Phil Elmore -- George Orwell's "1984" depicts a dystopian world in which Big Brother, the all-powerful government, monitors and analyzes everything citizens do, punishing them whenever they commit thoughtcrime. The irony more…

Neutralizing the social-justice bullies

by Phil Elmore -- In the world of the Social Justice Whiner, or SJW, nothing is not offensive. SJW politics are built on mining the never-ending fountain of outrage that is social more…