A Great Memory Test

This is an interesting trivia test forwarded to me by my buddy, Slick Imwalle. There are 20 questions. The average score is 12. This one will be difficult for the younger set. It helps if you are over 60. Have

Long-Term View of Stock Market

An interesting article in the Business Insider that illustrates the 140-year history of the bull and bear markets. A few obvious takeaways include the fact that bull and bear markets have always been with us, and the market swings above

The Merciful Lawyer

One afternoon a lawyer was riding in his limousine when he saw two men along the roadside eating grass. Disturbed, he ordered his driver to stop, and he got out to investigate. He asked one man, ‘Why are you eating

A Lesson in Socialism…

An economics professor at Texas Tech said he had never failed a single student before but had, once, failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would

Cheerleaders in the Military

This nineteen-year-old ex-cheerleader (now an Air Force Security Forces Sniper) was watching a road that led to a NATO military base when she observed a man digging by the road. She engaged the target (i.e., she shot him). Turned out

Pessimistic about the O’bama Economy

You can include me with the 50% of the US citizens that are not optimistic about the economy or the stock market.  It appears that the O’bama administration has no concept of macroeconomics and the creation of sustainable wealth.  I suppose that during

How Did They Do That?

Ever ask yourself: “How did they do that, and how long did it take?”   This is an interesting illustration of the assembly of the international space station.  Take a look: http://i.usatoday.net/tech/graphics/iss_timeline/flash.htm Hat tip to Sam Greenwood