Phil for Humanity Phil for Humanity
A Guide for the Survival of Humankind and Helping the World, Society, and Yourself.



Articles for Personal Development


  1. "How to Win Friends and Influence People" is Wrong
  2. 0^0 is Undefined
  3. 10 Essential Elements of Self-Compassion
  4. 10 Ways 3D Printing is Shaping the Future of Medicine
  5. 13 Steps to be Productive
  6. 20 Mimuts
  7. 3 Reasons to Stop Using Dryers
  8. 5 More Wise (Ass) Sayings
  9. 5 Reasons Why Hype Sucks
  10. 5 Small Nutrition Tips That Make a Big Impact on Your Health
  11. 5 Smart (Ass) Sayings
  12. 6 Reasons Why We Lie
  13. 7 Reasons to Never Retire
  14. 8 Signs That You Work Too Much
  15. 9 1 Woops
  16. 9 Suggestions for Exercising More
  17. A Better Ring Tone
  18. A Broken Clock Might Not be Right Twice a Day
  19. A Homeless Survival Guide
  20. A Mother's Prerogative
  21. A Trashcan in your Car
  22. AC Adapters Issue
  23. Abortion: Religion versus Practicality versus Morality
  24. Accept It and Move On
  25. Accidental Sofa Hack
  26. Addressing Issues
  27. Alarm Clock Lifehack
  28. All Children are Geniuses
  29. All Men Are Not Created Equally
  30. Amazing Paintings that Look like Real Photographs
  31. An Analysis of Reasons for Allowing and Denying Gun Ownership
  32. An Easier Way to Check for a Wet or Soiled Diaper
  33. An Issue with Electrical Safety Plugs
  34. Another Fundamental Flaw with Online Advertisement
  35. Appearance is Everything
  36. Arguments can be Good
  37. Asking Forgiveness versus Permission
  38. Atheism versus Agnosticism
  39. Atheists have Morals
  40. Auto-Correcting People
  41. Baby Knee Pads
  42. Baby Toy Idea
  43. Bathroom Lights
  44. Be a Productive Member of Society
  45. Be a Respectable Adult
  46. Becoming Rich
  47. Being Too Serious
  48. Better Air Conditioner Automation
  49. Better Car Storage Compartments
  50. Better Flea and Tick Prevention for the Home
  51. Better Gasoline Reporting
  52. Blog Carnivals
  53. Blood Filters
  54. Bodybuilding Problems
  55. Bored at Work
  56. Brush then Floss or Floss then Brush?
  57. Bullshit Answers
  58. Buy One, Get One Free
  59. Carnival of Debt Management - 28th Edition
  60. Carnival of Life, Happiness, and Meaning - 24th Edition
  61. Carnival of Small Business Issues - 18th Edition
  62. Cash Back from Credit Cards
  63. Change or Accept It
  64. Childhood is Stressful
  65. Children and Faith
  66. Chinese Saying about Children
  67. Choice is the only Freedom
  68. Clean Ears with Cotton Swabs?
  69. Colonizing Other Solar Systems
  70. Complaining is Good for You
  71. Computers > Humans
  72. Confusion with Daylight Saving Time
  73. Contacting Aliens
  74. Continuous Improvement
  75. Craps: The Game
  76. Curved Wallets
  77. Cutting Edge versus Bleeding Edge Technology
  78. Dear Junk Mail Solicitors
  79. Death to Commuting
  80. Delegate to Someone with No Authority
  81. Demote Managers
  82. Desire is Suffering
  83. Diaper Bags versus Backpacks
  84. Do What You Love
  85. Doctor Appointment? Don't Wait Too Long!
  86. Doctor Shots Joke
  87. Does the End Justify the Means?
  88. Double Standard of Opinions
  89. Early Social Stratification
  90. Elevators versus Stairs
  91. Encountering Aliens from another World
  92. Enjoy Each Moment
  93. Etiquette to Reading and Replying to Emails
  94. Everyone has a Boss
  95. Everyone is Racist
  96. Evolution is Dead
  97. Evolution versus Religion
  98. Extroverts and Introverts
  99. Faith is a Mental Disease
  100. Famous Sayings
  101. Fear of Death and Dying
  102. Fear of Rejection
  103. Fibonacci Mystery Proof
  104. Fibonacci Mystery
  105. Firing Idiots!
  106. Five Motivational Tips
  107. Flaw Found with Microsoft's Spider Solitaire
  108. Free Parking
  109. Funny Asian Sign
  110. Gambling Advice
  111. Garage Door Confusion
  112. Gay Marriages
  113. Generic Business Plan
  114. Gift Cards are Evil
  115. Go To Bed Earlier
  116. Google's Problem
  117. Gotcha!
  118. Greed is Good and Bad
  119. Greeting Cards are a Rip-Off
  120. Grow, Plateau, and Go
  121. Gym Alternatives
  122. Half Full/Empty Glass
  123. Handling Complaints
  124. Hate the Player and the Game
  125. Health is More Important than Wealth
  126. Help Identify These Mushrooms
  127. Homemade Word Puzzle
  128. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
  129. How Much Time to Reach the Nearest Star?
  130. How Science Fiction Misrepresents Cloning
  131. How To End Ender's Game
  132. How the IoT Can Help Cities
  133. How to Build Better Trashcans
  134. How to Colonize the Solar System
  135. How to Design Better Gas Stations
  136. How to Divide by Zero
  137. How to Gain Weight And Build Muscle Fast for Skinny Guys
  138. How to Gain Weight
  139. How to Improve Flashlights
  140. How to Improve your Listening Skills at Work
  141. How to Live Off of Minimum Wage
  142. How to Make Credit Cards More Secure
  143. How to Make Credit Cards even MORE Secure and More Widely Accepted
  144. How to Make Refrigerators and Freezers Easier to Access
  145. How to Make a Small Fortune Joke
  146. How to More Cheaply Cool a Fridge
  147. How to NOT Gain Weight
  148. How to Overcome Writer's Block with Greeting Cards
  149. How to Really Increase Your Self Confidence
  150. How to Recognize Junk Mail without ever Opening Them
  151. How to Reduce Stress
  152. How to Sleep Comfortably in a Tent
  153. Hugs versus Kisses
  154. Humanity's Responsibilities
  155. Hyper-Critical
  156. Hypnotic Learning
  157. I Sow for Others to Reap
  158. IT Self-Destruction by Management
  159. If You are not having Fun, then You are not Living
  160. Ignorance and Stupidity
  161. Ignorance is Bliss
  162. Immortality is Stagnation
  163. Improving Cereal Packaging
  164. Inexplicable USPS Packaging Costs
  165. Infinite Number is Impossible
  166. Inflation is Higher than Investment Interest Rates
  167. Is College Worth It?
  168. Is Sarcasm Lying?
  169. Is it Time to Purchase Bank Foreclosed Properties?
  170. Is the Prime Directive Ethical?
  171. Issues with Modern Checkbooks
  172. It Does Not Matter
  173. It is Not about Being Right
  174. Knowledge is No Longer Power
  175. Knowledge, Intelligence, and Wisdom
  176. Laziness is the Father of Invention
  177. Less Me, More We
  178. Life is a Phase
  179. Live within your Means
  180. Lottery: A Stupid Man's Tax
  181. Mahjong Aggravation
  182. Managing is Common Sense
  183. Math Proof: Natural Log (X ^ Y)
  184. Merge SIM and SD Cards
  185. Mini-Mattresses
  186. Money Can Not Buy Happiness
  187. Morality is Black or White
  188. Morality versus Forgiveness
  189. Mortgages for Seniors: Pros and Cons of the Reverse Mortgage
  190. Mosquito in the House
  191. Most Juices are Apple Juice
  192. Motivation for College
  193. My First Interview
  194. My Personal Gripes with the Ten Commandments
  195. Mysterious Giant Mushrooms
  196. Mystery Birds
  197. Mystery Fruits
  198. Natural versus Man-Made
  199. Never Donate or Trade In Your Car
  200. Next Please
  201. No Fear
  202. No Long-Term Planning is Stupid
  203. No Ouching
  204. Nothing is Perfect
  205. Observing Objects near the Speed of Light
  206. Obsolete Technologies and their Replacements
  207. Offensive Topics
  208. Open Mind, Open Heart
  209. Optimistic?
  210. Overcoming Fear
  211. Overcoming Laziness
  212. Packaging Pollution
  213. Papaya Bugs
  214. Past, Present, and Future
  215. Patience versus Optimization
  216. Perpetual Motion
  217. Pessimism versus Realism
  218. Pet Peeve #1: No Long Term Future
  219. Pet Peeve #2: Public Toilets
  220. Pet Peeve #3: All Natural is NOT Necessarily Good
  221. Pet Peeve #4: Most Foods are Organic
  222. Pet Peeve #5: The Best Parking Space
  223. Picture of a Funny Misspelled Sign
  224. Picture of a Least Chipmunk
  225. Pictures of Cherry Blossoms
  226. Plant a BETTER Tree
  227. Please Help Classify These Mushrooms
  228. Possessions are a Burden
  229. Possible Cure for Canker Sores
  230. Postponement is Abandonment
  231. Power Front Sunshades
  232. Practice Practice Practice
  233. Preventing Damage from Leaky Sinks
  234. Problem with All Toys
  235. Proof: 0 * Undefined = -1
  236. Proud to be Proud
  237. Proving Evolution
  238. Quality of Life (Part 2)
  239. Quality of Life
  240. Racism is Ignorance and Hatred
  241. Racist against Racists
  242. Raising Children Fairly and Equally
  243. Reason versus Faith
  244. Reason versus Religion
  245. Reasons for Apathy
  246. Recycle Christmas Trees
  247. Recycle Old Computers and Broken Electronics
  248. Recycling Batteries
  249. Recycling Kitchen Waste
  250. Recycling Rain Water
  251. Recycling Yard Waste
  252. Reducing the Electricity Consumption of Water Heaters
  253. Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Increasing Computer Productivity
  254. Religious Thought throughout the Middle Ages
  255. Retirement Calculator
  256. Revenge Prolongs Pain
  257. Revenge is a Dish Best Not Served
  258. Safety Issue with the Ford Edge 2010
  259. Safety Issue with the Honda Odyssey
  260. Save Money at Target
  261. Saving Money versus Saving Time
  262. Selecting a College Major
  263. Self-Confidence is Key in Poker
  264. Sentences Ending in Prepositions
  265. Short-Term versus Long-Term Capital Gains
  266. Sierpinski Triangle Using HTML 5
  267. Simple Headache Relief
  268. Six Benefits of Emergency Power Generators for Homes
  269. Sleep Nightmare
  270. Sleeping on your Stomach
  271. Small, Average, Great, and Greater Minds
  272. Soft Drinks are Liquid Candy
  273. Speaking Carefully and Correctly
  274. Spicy Hot versus Temperature Hot
  275. Stainless Steel Refrigerators
  276. Sterilizing Cell Phones
  277. Stop Playing Car Music
  278. Stop Re-Building Homes in the Floodplains
  279. Stop Using Credit Cards
  280. Stopping Junk Mail
  281. Stupid Questions versus Stupid People
  282. Suddenly Rich?
  283. Suffering Leads to Wisdom
  284. Superstition versus Reason
  285. Surprises
  286. Teaching Patience
  287. Teflon Cars
  288. The 5 Types of CEOs and What Motivates Them
  289. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Tenure
  290. The Advantages and Disadvantages of eStatements
  291. The Advantages of Setting Goals
  292. The Benefits of Delegation
  293. The Best Mortgage Comparison Website is Bankrate.com
  294. The Blame Game
  295. The Controversy over Stem Cell Research
  296. The Dangers of Scheduling with your Boss
  297. The Dangers of Traveling near the Speed of Light
  298. The Decreasing Quality of Movies
  299. The Definition of Morality and Ethics
  300. The Definition of Tuckle
  301. The Definitions of Lower, Middle, and Upper Classes
  302. The Dilemma for Young Women
  303. The Effects of the Black Death on the Middle Ages
  304. The First Worldwide Culture is the Internet
  305. The Four-Step Plan to End Credit Card Offer Solicitations
  306. The Great Waste of Pumpkins
  307. The Guessing Game
  308. The Highest Possible Score in Backgammon
  309. The History and Introduction of Nuclear Chemistry and the Atomic Model
  310. The History and Psychological Effects of UFOs on the American People
  311. The Merits of Two Backups
  312. The Most Dangerous Weapon
  313. The Mystery of Light and the Theory of Relativity
  314. The Origin of Morality and Ethics
  315. The Price of Progress
  316. The Problem with LASIK
  317. The Problem with Transitions Eyeglasses
  318. The Problems with IT Firefighting
  319. The Pros and Cons of Atheism
  320. The Pros and Cons of Bottled Water
  321. The Pros and Cons of Corporal Punishment
  322. The Pros and Cons of Negativity
  323. The Pros and Cons of Nootropics
  324. The Pros and Cons of Organic Food and Farming
  325. The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
  326. The Right and Wrong Ways to Boost Morale
  327. The Road to Enlightenment is Paved with Selfishness
  328. The Secret of Success
  329. The Secret to Happiness
  330. The Secret to a Clean Home
  331. The Secret to a Well Kept Yard
  332. The Secret to the Bellagio Hotel's Buffet
  333. The Source of All Evil
  334. The Suffering of Others
  335. The Television versus the Internet
  336. The Turtle and the Rabbit
  337. The Types of Employees at Large Companies
  338. The Types of Managers
  339. The Ultimate Green Wedding
  340. The World's Most Annoying Game
  341. The World's Stupidest Game: Coin Toss: Heads or Tails
  342. Think Before Donating
  343. Think Before You Speak
  344. Think More, Do Better
  345. This is a Social Bookmarking Experiment
  346. Those Who Ignore History are Doomed to Repeat It
  347. Time Travel Theories
  348. Time is Our Most Valuable Asset
  349. Tips for Creating Customized Greeting Cards
  350. To All Smokers and Non-Smokers
  351. To Rationality Help Humanity
  352. To Rationally Help Humanity
  353. To Rent or Own?
  354. Toilet Paper is Not Sterile
  355. Top 18 Signs Your Department is Being Laid Off
  356. Top 4 Benefits of Wearing Safety Footwear
  357. Top Ten Reasons Why No One Clicks on Your Ads
  358. Turn a Dream into a Goal
  359. Turn your Scrap into Quick Cash
  360. Two Car Insurance Cards
  361. Umbrellas, Umbrellas, Umbrellas
  362. Undefined * Undefined = Undefined
  363. Undefined + Undefined = Undefined
  364. Undefined and Imaginary Numbers: Divide by Zerp
  365. Understanding Behavior Types
  366. Understanding Emergency Food Supplies
  367. Understanding Heavy Metal Music
  368. Understanding the Sanctity of Marriage
  369. Upgrading Smoke Detectors
  370. Useless Christmas Gifts
  371. Voice Mail Enhancement Idea
  372. Waking Up Less Sleepy
  373. Web 2.0 versus AdSense
  374. Wetting Public Toilet Paper in Public Restrooms
  375. What Causes Stress?
  376. What Doesn't Kill Us Will Try Again
  377. What You Need to do when Global Warming Causes Rising Sea Levels
  378. What does Infinity Divided by Infinity Equal?
  379. What does Infinity Minus Infinity Equal?
  380. What does Infinity to the Negative One Power Equal to?
  381. What does Zero Times Infinity Equal?
  382. What is Rich?
  383. What is Wrong with "How are You?"
  384. When to Replace an Aging Car
  385. Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
  386. Who is Crazier?
  387. Why Demonstrations and Petitions Do Not Work
  388. Why Freshly Cut Grass Smells Good
  389. Why Outdoor Games are Best for Fitness?
  390. Why People Interrupt
  391. Why People Make Bad Decisions
  392. Why Rumors are Bad
  393. Why Would Aliens Attack Humanity?
  394. Why a Career Turns into a Job
  395. Why do Foods Taste Better when Someone Else Cooks?
  396. Wooden versus Concrete Roofs
  397. Words with Silent Letters
  398. Wristwatches are a Dying Technology
  399. Wristwatches are still Dying
  400. YOLO and Wisdom
  401. ln 0 is Undefined