Cubicle Warrior’s UFC 225 Predictions

UFC 225 will take place at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 9, 2018. The undercard starts at 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Fox Sports 1, and the main card starts at 7:00 PM Pacific Time on PPV.

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Florida Gators Men’s Basketball 2017-2018

Season Summary

The Gators ended their season with a 66-69 loss to Texas Tech and fall just short of the Sweet 16. Florida finishes year 3 of the Mike White era with a record of 21-13 (11-7 SEC).

The season started off with a bang as the Mighty Gators scored over 100 points in 4 of 5 regular season opener games.

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SEC! SEC! SEC!

As an unabashed fan of the Southeastern Conference, I thoroughly enjoyed this College Football National Championship game. This was SEC football at its finest, which, of course, means different things to different people. Regardless of how boring the 1st half may have been due to poor quarterback play or great defensive play, the storyline to focus on here is the manner in which the Alabama Crimson Tide came back from being down 0-13 at the half only to win in overtime 26-23 with a freshman quarterback playing his first meaningful 30+ minutes of football. Nick Saban has yet again validated that he may indeed be the best college football coach in history. Love him or hate him, he finds ways to win.

To boldly go where no episode of “Black Mirror” has gone before…

 

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The Netflix series “Black Mirror” explores issues related to increased use of technology and the problems technology presents in our lives. The season 4 opener, USS Callister, gives us a look at a technology nerd who is the CTO of a company that develops an immersive video game. Apparently he feels powerless in the real world and slighted by his co-workers, so he develops an off-line version of his game that uses recreations of his co-workers developed from “creatively obtained” DNA. These off-line characters develop an artificial sentience, which creates an interesting nuance to this off-line, immersive video game.

This episode is probably my favorite one from all four seasons. Cristin Milioti absolutely steals the show, but the entire cast is amazing. 5/5 stars.

Change yourself, one peace at a time

Ever since I retired from the Air Force, I have been searching for the inner peace that I thought I would find on the outside. Although today is but an arbitrary day on the Gregorian calendar, I will make this arbitrary date a meaningful one by making peace with myself and the failures I have suffered between 1 June 2016 and today, and beginning anew.