The Professor and the Final Exam

At Penn State University, there were four sophomores taking chemistry and all of them had an ‘A’ so far. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to visit some friends and have a big

Trivia about Las Vegas

A few interesting insights from StrangeCosmos: Las Vegas means “the meadows” in Spanish. The average annual temperature in Las Vegas is 66 degrees. It would take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in

A Clever Prognosticator

H .L. Mencken (b.1880 – d.1956) was a journalist, satirist, critic, and Democrat. He wrote this editorial while working for the Baltimore Evening Sun, which appeared in the July 26, 1920 edition: “As democracy is perfected, the office of the

Learning About OPM…

“OPM Is the real problem, not the IRS”…  Famous phrase that explains much about macroeconomics. (Note: OPM – Other People’s Money)    

What’s Happened at the Education Department?

Over the past six decades, the number of students in public schools doubled. Meanwhile, the number of non-teaching staff grew by eight times. Non-teaching staff means assistant principles, associate principals, secretaries, social workers, etc. Twenty-one states now have more school