Big Ben has been keeping time since May 31, 1859 and is accurate to within 2 seconds per week. This YouTube video shows how they keep Big Ben on time. More on Wikipedia. Thanks to my Uncle Ron for this piece.Continue Reading →
Some people curse for emphasis, and I am one of those people. As an old English major, i hold to the belief that words are just words, and only have the power we give them. I always have to be super diligent when I am presenting in public, because the odd swear word occasionally appears, and I have heard from the people who were offended by that.
It turns out, according to the BBC, that swearing has a pain-relieving ...Continue Reading →
Remember late last year when the Russian Cyber Army was supposedly hacking the Vermont electrical grid?
Well, squirrels and other critters are still doing more damage to the electric grid than cyber-attacks have. When are we going to round up all these little terrorists and ship them off to Gitmo?
I got my OFFICIAL DAISY RED RYDER RANGE MODEL 1938 AIR RIFLE BB GUN loaded ...Continue Reading →