Privacy and Cell Phones

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I try to be fairly respectful of not talking on my cell phone in public places (there is nothing worse than someone using a cell phone on a full elevator).  This

Is Diversity a Good Thing?

I happen to be an engineer that believes in “portfolio theory“, also known as “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket”.  In reality, portfolio theory is based on the financial principle of spreading risk by having a diversified

Happiness in Life

Our greatest happiness in life does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. — Thomas Jefferson Hat

If General Patton Were Alive Today

This is an interesting representation of a speech that — if he were alive — would be given by General George Patton today (nice editing job by taking scenes taken from the “Patton” Movie). [youtube]xyUX6wV1lBQ[/youtube] 8 min 21 sec

Are Blacks Faster Runners?

Do you believe that black people are faster runners?  An article in the Times UK discusses this very topic.  It notes that in the 100 meter race, the only athletes to break the 10-second barrier are black.  However, it further

Unusual Quotes

Strange Quotes from StrangeCosmos: My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. – Jimmy Durante I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. – ZsaZsa Gabor Only