Red Red Wine

This posting is for my steak-eating co-diners who swill Budweiser instead of Merlot… I came across an article in the Washington Post that describes the benefits of drinking red wine.   Evidently, researchers have long been fascinated by the “French paradox” —

13 Things that Do Not Make Sense

If you’re interested in high-brow technical challenges facing mankind, you’ll like this article in NewScientistSpace.  It identifies and discusses 13 technical issues that don’t have clear explanations.  These include: 1. The placebo effect 5. Dark Matter 12. Not-so-constant constants

Centralized Conference Web Site

Confabb is a new service that offers a centralized place to find information about all kinds of conferences. The site offers everything from speaker and event reviews to photos of the events. It’s an interesting full service site that could

New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

During my recent visit to San Fran/Oakland, I noticed a major bridge construction project underway adjacent to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.  My first thoughts assumed that it was an additional bridge to handle all of the traffic moving to/from

Streaming Video on the Blog Site

If you’re not a frequent user of the Internet, you’ve probably overlooked the emerging phenomenon of streaming video…  This is where web sites enable you to watch low-quality video clips immediately upon clicking on the desired video.  This has been popularized by

Alternative Fuels

For those of you that have elected to spend your hard earned dollars on alternative fueled automobiles, you should stop to read the article in Popular Mechanics.  The story specifically focuses on the ability to use hydrogen as a substitute