There are No Silver Bullets

I would suggest reading this little blurb by the author of the book “Predictably Irrational”.  This article is the quintessential example of what engineers understand, and what politicians do not: There are no “Silver Bullets” — Only challenging Trade-offs. Mayor Bloomberg

Fish Oil Good for the Heart

A recent study supported by the American College of Cardiology shows that Omega-3 Fatty Acids from fish or fish oil supplements help prevent cardiovascular diseases in healthy individuals.  In addition, the fish oil also reduces the incidence of cardiac issues in

Optical Illusions

1) It this possible? 2) Are the purple lines straight or bent? 3) Does it look like there are gray areas between the squares?  Are those really there? 4) Yes, I see the man’s face… tilt your head to the right.  Do

Simple Intelligence Quiz

More goodies from StrangeCosmos.  A quiz on some very simple topics: 1. What do you put in a toaster? Answer: bread. If you said “toast”, then give up now and go do something else. Try not to hurt yourself. If

O’bama and Entrepreneurs

I think Mr Malone explained the problem with O’bamanomics best: “Entrepreneurship has been the single most important contributor to the economic health of this country for at least a century now – and if you were going to systematically destroy

A Culture of Innovation

“It is almost a miracle that modern teaching methods have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiousity of inquiry; for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom” — Albert Einstein