Alternative Fuels

For those of you that have elected to spend your hard earned dollars on alternative fueled automobiles, you should stop to read the article in Popular Mechanics.  The story specifically focuses on the ability to use hydrogen as a substitute

Adobe Acrobat Killer – Microsoft XPS?

There is a new new implementation of a technology from Microsoft that is targeted at replacing Adobe Acrobat.  This emerging “standard” is known as the XML Paper Specification (XPS).  The specification itself describes the formats and rules for distributing, archiving, rendering, and processing

Noah’s Ark 2006

In the year 2005, the Lord came unto Noah, who was now living in the United States, and said: “Once again, the earth has become wicked and over-populated and I see the end of all flesh before me. Build another

Bert’s Boots

Another funny one from Sam Greenwood… Bert always wanted a pair of authentic cowboy boots. He’s an elderly man and figures he’s not getting any younger. So seeing some on sale one day, he buys them, wears them home, walking

We Celebrate “Birth-weeks”

It’s official.  My son Leonard’s birthday is today (10/17), so he is now 15 years old.  However, while most people celebrate “birth-days”, my wife started a tradition a few years ago where we appear to celebrate “birth-weeks”.  That is, we

Syria Preparing for War

Update – WorldNetDaily reports that Syrian President Bashar Assad is preparing the Syrian army for war with Israel.  Since the war in Lebanon ended in August, Assad has given a series of interviews in which he warned of possible confrontations

Is Canada a Lost Cause?

Everyone realizes that Canadian hockey teams can’t even win a Stanley Cup anymore (North Carolina is the current NHL champion)…  However, it’s even more interesting to note how many Canadians now act and think more like Europeans.  In fact, I was