In The News

Comparing today’s news with yesterday’s, and trying to make sense of it all.

Fleet Week In Baltimore

You can bet your DUF6 that the big buzz was in Baltimore this past week. Why hex yeah, climb aboard the NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship. This was at a cost of $46.9 million, including a $28.3 million [...]

The Ship That Would Cost $13 Billion

The Ship That Would Cost $13 Billion

Austerity say ye? Not enough food for the poor, or lack of shelter for the homeless? No funding for crumbling infrastructure? What about a warship that will cost taxpayers approximately $13 billion ($12.8 billion + $4.7 billion R&D) and possibly [...]

Watch: My Sword Is Bigger Than Yours

A Pittsburgh store owner pulls out a bigger sword than the would be robber had. The robber alias swordsman and accomplice can be seen fleeing out of the store and trotting down the sidewalk. You might want to do a [...]

Rumor Countdown: Olbermann Coming Back To MSNBC?

Face it; the ratings have tanked and the MSNBC Rumor Alert is that Olbermann is coming back. “The struggling cable net has to figure out how to overhaul its programming following two of its worst quarterly performances in recent memory.” [...]

New Horizons’s transmission rate is slower than a 56K modem.

Unfortunately, New Horizons’s transmission rate is slower than a 56K modem. The full array of data will trickle back to us over 16 months, with full scientific insights into Pluto following a similar timeline. Read More: 1. Tense wait for [...]

Amnesia, Greek Debt, And Goldman Sachs…

Greek Debt Grew Out Of A Deal With Goldman Sachs Americans have amnesia when it comes to important news, or anything beyond yesterday as far as that goes. Some ideas need perspective and it usually takes a professional to guide [...]

2015: Too Much Rain For Some Crops

Weather is one thing that we humans have no control over. Farmers are at the mercy of this phenomenon, and every year brings something different to the equation. In the summer of 2015, we are experiencing too much rain for [...]