Pima Air & Space Museum

Since I live near one of the best aerospace museums in the World (National Museum of the Air Force), I typically don’t visit aircraft museums elsewhere.  However, since the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona was only a few

Environmentalists and Communists

A great article from Charles Krauthammer skewers the Leftists that bow to the god of ecology: For a century, an ambitious, arrogant, unscrupulous knowledge class — social planners, scientists, intellectuals, experts and their left-wing political allies — arrogated to themselves

Can You Catch Up on Sleep?

An interesting article in Scientific American on the subject of “sleep debt“… It appears that most Americans sleep between 6 to 10 hours per day (I’m at the low-end of that range), and you can make up for lost sleep. 

Cyber Attacks and Asymmetric Warfare

An interesting article in the BBC about hackers and the impact on the Internet: During the two week “cyber war” against Estonia, hackers shut down the websites of banks, governments and political parties using “denial-of-service” (DoS) attacks, which knock websites

Tell Them You Weren’t Speeding

Here is a great answer the next time you get stopped for speeding… According to a recent article in Popular Mechanics, the accuracy of most car speedometers is very suspect: “While the Garmin had my ground speed at a cautious

One-Way Trip to Mars

NASA was interviewing professionals they were considering to send to Mars. The touchy part was that only one guy could go and it would be a one way trip, the guy never returning to Earth. The interviewer asked the first applicant,

Earthquake Hits Dayton!?

While I was out of town on Friday, the Dayton area experienced a minor earth tremor.  Missy told me she felt the walls shake when she was waking up early Friday morning (I told her that the house is only supposed to shake

Is Cholesterol Good or Bad for You?

A health study by Japanese researchers has found that people with low levels of LDL cholesterol (i.e., ”bad cholesterol”) are more likely to die than those with higher levels.   Did you get that?   Men and women in the group with the lowest