The Difference in 100 Years

This will boggle your mind, I know it did mine! The year is 1909… One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes.    Here are some statistics for the Year 1909 ***************************** The average life expectancy was 47 years.

A Practical Approach to Airport Security

With the recent “Underweargate” experience (i.e., the Moslem hiding explosives in his underwear during a flight to Detroit), people are losing any sense of respect for the TSA screening process.  Naturally, I’ve had many people ask me: “DZ, how do the

The “Settled” Climate Science

I recently had a discussion with a colleague about the “settled” climate debate… She claimed that there was a consensus among scientists that man is responsible for global warming. I pointed out that there are a preponderance of “deniers” including

How Do You Answer the Phone?

“Hello” wasn’t always the first thing people said when they answered the phone. After the first proper phone service was started in the US in 1878, people said “Ahoy”. Hmm… I’ll have to give that a try.

Obama and Climategate

I won’t bore you with the details of Climategate. There are plenty of sites to read about the details.  Instead, I’ll just reference an article about the Obama administration response: Climate czar Carol Browner on Wednesday rejected claims that e-mails