Another Engineering Joke

An architect, an artist and an engineer were discussing whether it was better to spend time with the wife or a mistress. The architect said he enjoyed time with his wife, building a solid foundation for an enduring relationship. The

Old Time Hockey

When a hockey game gets particularly rough, the announcers often start mentioning “old time hockey”.  Interestingly, an editorial in the Boston Globe talks about the need to allow the game to get rough again: It’s about passion and hate and rivalry and

Government Keeps Growing Larger

It doesn’t matter if it’s Republicans or Democrats, the US Goverment keeps growing… Insightful comments from Mark Steyn:  Even in America, federal spending (in inflation-adjusted 2007 dollars) has gone from $600 billion in 1965 to $3 trillion today. The Heritage Foundation

Difference Between Engineers

This is for the engineers that work in the defense industry:  Question: What is the difference between Mechanical Engineers and Civil Engineers? Answer: Mechanical Engineers build weapons. Civil Engineers build targets.

America’s Constitution

A great article in American Thinker about the likely coming abuse of the US Constitution.  A few interesting excerpts: Show where an Obama constitution will be taking off: PREAMBLE.  There ought to be a national presence in every aspect of the

A Great Writer has Died

A great writer has passed on… Michael Crichton, author of Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, and many other stories, died yesterday. His early novel, Andromeda Strain, had such an impact on me as a young boy that it influenced my decision to choose