Forget the science of climate change, just step outside

By | 2016-12-10T00:41:29+00:00 January 6th, 2012|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , |

On January 5, 2012, 98% of the United States had temperatures above freezing – in January! On this same day in January 2011, 46% of the United Sates was covered in snow but this year only 19% was covered. That's good for lizards and sunbathers, not so good for polar bears and skiers. What’s happening? Somebody Read more...

Who dies first? The chicken or the egg – or you?

By | 2016-12-10T00:41:29+00:00 December 14th, 2011|Categories: business, social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Where does salmonella come from? Maybe your Egg McMuffin? McDonald's Egg McMuffin ain't what it's cracked up to be. Because there are dead chickens in the hen house – and rats and flies and bugs. And the egg producers (not McDonald's), recycle the dead birds into the feed, which goes into the chicken, which goes into the eggs, Read more...

Exercise is great for the brain – really!

By | 2016-12-10T00:41:34+00:00 October 18th, 2011|Categories: business, social|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better body, better brain. That’s what the research is saying. We kind of knew it, but now a number of studies have shown that people who exercise regularly actually learn faster, remember more, think clearer and are less prone to depression and cognitive decline. So stop with the crossword puzzles and get on that treadmill Read more...

“My friends and I have been coddled long enough … It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice.” – Warren Buffett, Aug. 14, 2011, New York Times

By | 2016-12-10T00:41:45+00:00 August 18th, 2011|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , |

Wow! Finally! Reality! A leader cuts through the gobbledygook of trickle down economics and tells it like it is. Warren Buffett may stand alone among the rich but he is standing up for what matters – although he may be a tad late in coming to the rescue. “The Oracle of Omaha,” as he is Read more...

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