Scientists are warning against solar outbursts called coronal mass ejections that can cause havoc with electrical grids and electronic devices. From New Scientist: The most powerful solar outburst on record happened in 1859. At that time, it merely disrupted telegraph communication. But if it happened today, it could cause lasting damage to electric power grids,
I found the state quarter representing Hawaii in some of my change and I was disappointed to see that it features Hawaii’s King Kamehameha I on the reverse. I never thought I’d see the day when we put a king on our money, especially one wearing some kind of fruity looking toga. At least when
Former second baseman Joe Gordon has been selected for enshrinement to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. If you think the Veterans Committee is comprised of soldiers back from Iraq or Afghanistan, you would be wrong. They’d probably do a better job. It’s made up of old ballplayers. I just don’t get it.
This is footage from a security camera from a cruise ship when the ship encounters some rough water. I don’t know who the ship’s captain is, but he ain’t no Capt’ Stubbing, that’s for sure.
With all the talk of a possible government handout for the American auto industry, I started to wonder how much an American auto worker who is a member of the UAW union makes? From CNN Money: The current veteran UAW member at GM today has an average base wage of $28.12 an hour, but the
Hagerstown’s local newspaper, The Herald-Mail, has a section on their website entitled “Top Jobs.” I think they simply republish on their website the jobs printed in the paper version of the newspaper, but I’m not sure. While looking over the website this morning, one of the ads caught my attention. It’s for “exotic” dancers at