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  • Nov 6, 2014
    Commentary

    5 Myths About Speaker Wire 13

    Do expensive speaker wires "sound" better? Not likely....More
  • Oct 28, 2014
    blog

    Daylight Saving Time and its Effects on Energy and Trains 3

    Fun facts to know and tell about Daylight Saving time (DST.)...More
  • Aug 12, 2014
    Commentary

    Something Rotten in the Valley of Silicon

    What's going down in Silicon Valley: "Cool" companies show their true colors...More
  • Aug 11, 2014
    blog

    A billion here, a billion there...

    Everett Dirksen, the late Senator from Illinois, is famously quoted as saying, "A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you're talking real money." Anyone who follows Washington politics is probably numb to the sums that kicked around and how much the government spends. But when you step back and look at the big picture, a billion is a really big number. Consider: If you earn $50,000 per year, it will take 20,000 years to earn a billion dollars....More
  • Jul 31, 2014
    blog

    The 7 Warning Signs of B(ogus) S(cience)

    For the past 17 years, Dr. Robert Park has been the leading force behind Quackwatch, a popular website that explores medical myths ranging from acupuncture to weight control gimmicks. He is also a professor of physics at the University of Maryland and director of public information for the American Physical Society. He developed a list of seven warning signs that indicate a claim is outside the bounds of scientific discourse and a good candidate for being a scam....More

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