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High Desert with Cactus, Vegas

How To Find The Needle In The Desert

A hike through a Nevada state park has unexpected consequences

I was hungry. And so ready for fajitas. “We have to go back,” my companion said. I looked at him, standing helplessly next to the parked car, and decided he was crazy. “It’s a big key,” he said matter-of-factly. “We’ll see it.” That was true—it was a big, expensive, black …more How To Find The Needle In The Desert

National History Museum, Las Vegas

Egypt In The Age Of Mechanical Reproduction

King Tut brings Walter Benjamin's famous essay to mind

1400 BC or 2012 AD. The Sahara or the Mojave. Ancient Pharaohs or Casino Moguls. Face it: no matter how exquisite the desert, we need a little bit of flamboyant relief, something that is not beige. Even purists, swooning over lizard prints in the sand, benefit from a jolt now …more Egypt In The Age Of Mechanical Reproduction

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How To Increase Your Mojo At A Las Vegas Poker Table (Parts I and II)

Texas Hold 'em secrets are revealed here!

Note: Due to the popularity of Part I (posted on 4/19/12), both Parts I and II (steps 8 – 12) are included here. Most poker players in Las Vegas rely on a combination of experience and luck to win their hands. But poker professionals know that Mojo is key…. 1) …more How To Increase Your Mojo At A Las Vegas Poker Table (Parts I and II)

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How To Increase Your Mojo At A Las Vegas Poker Table (Part I)

Wanna know the secrets to Texas Hold 'em?

Most poker players in Las Vegas rely on a combination of experience and luck to win their hands. But poker professionals know that Mojo is key. With the 12-step mojo guide, you can increase your awareness—and ultimately your control—of the invisible forces active in any poker game. Here’s how: 1) …more How To Increase Your Mojo At A Las Vegas Poker Table (Part I)