StubHub — Seller Beware!

Update – My contacting the Better Business Bureau (BBB) helped us to finally get paid from StubHub.  Interestingly, as part of closing the case, the SubHub Customer Care representative told the BBB that they were refunding my $60 fee (see

Petroleum, Capitalism, and Socialism

The cost-of-energy crisis has one benefit.  It has helped clarify the economic positions of Democrats versus Republicans.  While the capitalistic Republicans cajole everyone about drilling for oil in Alaska and along the coast lines, the socialist Democrats scream about nationalizing the

The Tool Changes the Brain

A young Computer Scientist named Leonard, who will be attending Carnegie Mellon University sent me this article, “Is Google Making us Stupid?”.  The article describes how the use of the Internet is changing our thinking processes: My mind now expects to take

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

Drilling for Oil

An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about the coming oil investment boom.  I agree with the author’s contention that the increased price of petroleum will motivate all sorts of new research and drilling…