Mathematical Perspective

This is a strictly mathematical viewpoint… it goes like this: What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%?  We have all been to

Inventors and Their Legacies

I was recently reading “A Short History of Nearly Everything” and came across the section that described Thomas Midgley from Dayton, Ohio.  For those of you not aware, Midgley worked at the Dayton Engineering Laboratories of General Motors during the early

US Army Adds Shotgun to M-16

After several years of research and field testing, the U.S. Army is buying the M26, which is a 12 Gauge shotgun that bolts onto the M-16 (see photo below).  It fires solid shot for blasting open closed doors, or lower velocity,

What is the Meaning of Quality?

This is an interesting AP story where the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology is suing an architect of one of their new buildings for breach of duties for providing “deficient designs”.  MIT is also suing the builder over the leaking

The Catalog of Memories

Here is a good one from John Tavardian… Last weekend I put an exhaust fan in the ceiling for my wife’s grandfather.  While my wife’s brother and I were fitting the fan in between the joists, we found something under

Wright State Basketball Preview

I caught the WSU Raiders basketball game last night at the Nutt House with my buddy, Dave Chaliff.   The Raiders were playing Division II Indianapolis in an exhibition game with roughly 2,500 fans in attendance.  With the graduation of All-Star

Say Good Night

We went out to downtown Dayton Saturday night eating dinner at Cafe Boulevard and catching a play at the Victoria Theatre.  The play was the one-man show “Good Night Gracie“, which was a recap of the 100 year life of

Canadian Health Queue

Here is one from Sam Greenwood, where he shares commentary from a friend living in Canada…  I’ve seen on the news up here in Canada where Hillary Clinton introduced her new health care plan. Something similar to what we have in