Dilbert Does Economics

Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, wanted unbiased information about which presidential candidate would be better for the economy, so he financed his own survey of 500 economists.   He discovered the following: 48% — Democrats 17% — Republicans 27%

Watch Yahoo Stock Performance

Update – the predictions from a couple of months ago appear to be coming true… Yahoo is now trading for around $17/share.  This means that shareholders have lost over $20 billion in value since the company passed on being acquired

Motivational Slogans for the Office

More goodies from StrangeCosmos: 1. Eagles may soar, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines. 2. We put the “k” in “kwality.” 3. If something doesn’t feel right, you’re not feeling the right thing. 4. Artificial Intelligence is no

SR-71 Blackbird: Insider’s Story

The article below is a great inside story about the high-flying SR-71 Blackbird.  Thanks to Joe Knecht for forwarding… In April 1986, following an attack on American soldiers at a Berlin disco, President Reagan ordered the bombing of Muammar Qaddafi’s

Maximum Brain Power in One Location

I came across an article about the 1927 Solvay International Conference on Physics. This conference brought together the world’s most notable physicists (Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Bohr, Planck, Curie, Einstein, etc. — see thumbnail below).   To give you an idea of the