Tennis Rackets and Airplanes

You may be asking yourself “what do tennis rackets and airplanes have in common?” …  Well, my carbon-composite Head tennis racket and the 787 fuselage use similar materials and manufacturing techniques (often known in the industry as ‘rags and glue’). It’s

Latest Visit to the USAF Museum

With the nasty weather this weekend, I decided to take a quick trip to National Museum of the US Air Force (you can’t beat the admission price)… It’s interesting that they’ve already hung an MQ-9 Reaper in the gallery of

A Tribute to Uncle Milty

A great tribute to Milton Friedman from Brad Delong…  a nice summary description of the man that Dave Wittman and I used to refer to as “Uncle Milty”: His world-view began with a bedrock faith in people, in their ability

Rockwell in Dayton

Missy and I made it to the Dayton Art Institute this past weekend to catch the special exhibit of artist/illustrator Norman Rockwell.  We had a special tour hosted by a docent who walked us through the exhibit and provided us

Interesting Trivia

Some interesting trivia, courtesy of MentalFloss… Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was penned by beloved children’s author Shel Silverstein. Ben & Jerry learned how to make ice cream by taking a $5 correspondence course offered by Penn State. In

Revolutionary Tires

From my buddy, Joe K… They have been testing these for several years now. A company called Resilient Tech was developing them for the military application. Yes, those are ‘spoke-like’ connections to the inner part of the tire from the

STOP SOPA

      STOP SOPA       SOPA is the euphemistically named the “Stop Online Piracy Act”  (in the same way that Obamacare is ironically called the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”)   To Learn more, check this site