In the world of intellectual property and copyrights, the common thought is: “It’s easier to ask for forgiveness than get permission.” Well… according to a posting from Eugene Volokh (Professor of Law at UCLA), this may not always be the case: “When
There is the Kinsey Institute for Sexual Research at Indiana University… and then there are these “scholars” at IU: Hap tip to Mallard Fillmore…
This is an interesting article from Phyllis Schlafly, entitled “Advice To College Students: Don’t Major in English”… It ties in very nicely with my recent posting on comparative literature. For example, she notes: “When the classics are assigned, they are
My family was previously a customer of KeyBank (formerly known as Society Bank) for almost 25 years. We had our safety deposit box located at the Vandalia, Ohio branch and conducted almost all of our transactions at this location. In addition, both
My son Leonard is taking Honors English as a sophomore at Vandalia-Butler High School. Based on his subtle hints, I have discovered that this course has him particularly frustrated (he sent me 5 separate emails on the topic last night)… I’ve
If you’re interested in seeing the new F-35 fighter in operation, take a look at the embedded video: [youtube]R8ZyNm0aadE[/youtube] 5 min 6 sec
In August, I wrote a posting that questioned the cost/value of an education at some of the major universities. Now, Cal Thomas writes a syndicated editorial that supports many of my assertions. Namely, he states: “For the second year in a row, America’s
While researching the current state-of-the-art in concurrent engineering, I came across an interesting list of prognostications, which today obviously look ridiculous. These famous people actually made these statements: 1) “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” – Charles H.
An interesting article in ITNews about the misuse of the computer at work. According to the article, there are numerous studies that show that employees spend about 20% their time engaging in personal activities. Of course, most of that ‘wasted time’ is spent on-line.
I’ve just returned from a business trip to Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona… This is my fourth time in the last four years that I’ve ended up in the Arizona desert in August. The temperatures in Phoenix on Wednesday reached 117