Violence flares, various parties battle for political control, and with a one-way ticket to the U.S. in hand, Al Qaeda waits patiently in the screening lines of Baghdad airport. A scary scenario? Hold on to your seat, but this isn’t what happens if the U.S. pulls out of Iraq, it’s happening right now. However, there […]
Tracking my hours has never been this easy… All it took was signing up on this free website and programming their number into my cell phone. It’s called Jott.com and it’s what keeps my head clutter-free and in a (more) Zen state of mind.
I’m illiterate, but should an English teacher really fail me? A growing number of Americans say no… …At least when it’s the banks doing the grading. An informed public keeps the wheels of democracy and capitalism greased. However, financial illiteracy still plagues many in the “middle class.” Underlining the need for reform in schools, disgruntled […]
Compassion is key… Poor memory has plagued me at times in numerous relationships – at other times, a sharp memory has been a great asset. Recently, the former has been the case. This got me to thinking…”What factor has been the main contributor to these differences? What can I do to improve my memory?” The […]
Valuable insights are gained by Bill and Melinda Gates since embarking on a philanthropic mission via their foundation. They recently discussed this on PBS’ Newshour… The Interview Judy Woodruff posed challenging questions to the couple entrusted with billions in other peoples money: “There’s been some improvement, but in terms of academic achievement, improved only slightly, […]
Google opens up a trove of data for users to harness and build into their own websites… The Basic Idea: Allow users to create and publish spreadsheets with dynamically updating data online to their own websites. The method used to cull the data is quite easy -a little too easy if you have a desire […]
Dawkins in Lynchburg VA (part 2) The God Delusion Moderation is not the word in this video, but it makes for good viewing. My two cents: There are no bad religions, just bad people. If you want to skip to the good stuff, things begin to get interesting with the question asked just before the […]
Unlikely headline, but still a very exciting alternative… A CLASSIC REWIND Some Features: Two-thirds the size of the original Atari 2600 console released in 1977 Two joysticks – and if you still have some of that vintage gear laying around, you’ll be happy to hear this: “Original Legacy Atari paddle controllers are compatible with Arcade […]