To paraphrase Orange Julius Caesar, "if you don't have iron ore and bauxite, you don't have steel or aluminum". And, one might add, to turn bauxite into aluminum eats…Blog Yes Ore No 3 Likes
Today is the 47th celebration of Earth Day and in the first year of the "alternative facts" of the Beast "45" it coincides with the Science March:…Blog Mixed Bag of Progress: Earth Day and The Marc 8 Likes Shrikes and Butcherbirds: Berkeley Undermines
William Powell ... the name ring a bell? No? Well, maybe you have to be a certain age.
Oh wait -- I see a couple of you furtively heading for the exits. I know who you are, so don't…
We too often miss an essential fact about the biblical first couple: They’re in love.
The Wall Street Journal
It seems like only yesterday the whole freaking world…Blog The Love Affair of Adam and Eve 1 Like
Inspired by Koshersalaami's post…Blog Where is Aaron Sorkin when We Need Him? 11 Likes Thought For the Day - 9 March 2017 [update]
It's Thursday, so BLS releases the weekly unemployment number. It's increased 20,000 poor souls. The Kim Jong-Don effect has set in. Sugar high, depression crash. Which got me to thinking about…Blog Thought For the Day - 9 March 2017 [update] 6 Likes Freedonian Choir Has Hit With "Songs of Roman
ZLOTNGYSBJZ, Freedonia. This industrial city is often referred to as the “Liverpool of Freedonia” because of the number of famous musicians who have plied their trade here before moving on to…Blog Freedonian Choir Has Hit With "Songs of Roman 1 Like
A previous missive bemoaned the death of the financial quant, which doesn't exactly break my heart. But we now have reporting that Kim Jong-Don has set out to kill off the bio-stat (or pharma…Blog This Is Your Brain on Drugs 6 Likes Mr. Bluster
If you're really, really old you will remember The Howdy Doody Show, and the gasbag Phineas T. Bluster, mayor of…Blog Mr. Bluster 4 Likes
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That evening after dinner Ari sat down with his eldest grandson Yishai who was the family computer guru. Although he was still in…Blog People of the Book Discovery - Plans for Erev 4 Likes Therapy Cat Program Disbanded Due to Adverse
BOSTON. This city is home to some of the world’s most distinguished teaching hospitals, and yet a visitor to the Pumpsie Green Ambulatory Surgery Center here is surprised to see an object at his…Blog Therapy Cat Program Disbanded Due to Adverse 2 Likes It's Always The Arithmetic
A few times, these endeavors have made mention of the fact that average cost is what really matters to the MBA Masters of The World, not the marginal cost of economists. Folks like the putative…Blog It's Always The Arithmetic 3 Likes If You Want To Know What Insurance Insiders T
I have worked in the insurance industry since 1983. This article lays out the problems…Blog If You Want To Know What Insurance Insiders T 4 Likes At the Brooks Brothers Hip Hop Summit
In recent years, rap kings such as Jay-Z and Diddy have displayed their swagger with looks that were more boardroom than…Blog At the Brooks Brothers Hip Hop Summit 3 Likes The Most Wonderfullest Christmas Ever
It was the mid-80s, and I was a young man on the verge (at least in my mind) of getting old. It was Christmas time, which made the passing of youth that much more painful; I remembered the year I…Blog The Most Wonderfullest Christmas Ever 3 Likes At the Repo Man's Christmas Ball
It was the depths of a recession,
And real estate prices had fallen.
Some contractors were overextended
And their creditors were callin’.
Me? I was just…Blog At the Repo Man's Christmas Ball 4 Likes