Archive For: Things You Should Know

Scientists Say the Universe Shouldn’t Exist

Scientists Say the Universe Shouldn’t Exist

Scientists are admitting that we really know very little about the universe.  Based on current knowledge and theories, the universe should have self-destructed with the Big Bang.  Given the assumption that all the matter in the universe was created by a big bang, the simple and logical question is, why ... Read More
Amazon Wants the Keys to Your House

Amazon Wants the Keys to Your House

Amazon wants you to give their delivery people access to your home.  Whether you are home or not, would you let a stranger into your house to deliver a package?  No amount of notifications, cameras, video, checks, and balances can make this work.  This is a disaster waiting to happen.  ... Read More
Puppy Dog Eyes Work

Puppy Dog Eyes Work

If you have ever been a dog owner, you know that dogs have facial expressions.  They really do seem to show emotion with the twitch of an eye.  Puppy dog eyes always gain sympathy whether on a dog or a human.  Your dog seems to mope when she’s sad and ... Read More
Do You Still Have Listening Devices in Your Home?

Do You Still Have Listening Devices in Your Home?

Amazon and Google devices were set off by an episode of South Park.  Most likely, it was done by the South Park creators to prove a point, and that point is – are you knowingly and willingly putting these devices in you home?  DId you forget that they are always listening?  Your choice, but think ... Read More
Monster Trucks to the Rescue in Houston

Monster Trucks to the Rescue in Houston

Everyone is coming together in Texas to rescue and help after all the heavy rains from Hurricane Harvey.  Houston is flooding now too.  This monster truck owner is helping out.  (Twitter) Rainfall from Harvey could reach 50 inches!  Houston police are also calling for more boats.  If you know anyone near Texas with a small ... Read More
Oldest Fruitcake Discovered

Oldest Fruitcake Discovered

A 106 year old fruitcake was discovered in Antarctica.  Wrapped in a rotting tin and paper, the cake was said to be in perfect condition.  It has yet to be tasted  (SFGate)
Used and Abused California Wilderness

Used and Abused California Wilderness

California cities and suburbs have been showing signs of wear, tear, overuse, and overpopulation for years.  Sadly, now even Yosemite is used up.  The number of visitors is so high that no one can enjoy it.  This beautiful wilderness is being destroyed by overuse.  If you call yourself an environmentalist, you should just stay home ... Read More
Green Growth on Oroville Dam

Green Growth on Oroville Dam

That green growth on the front of the huge Oroville Dam in California is bad news.  A new study says that the trees allowed to grow around the edges of the dam could be undermining the base of the dam and all the green growth on the front of the dam is an indication of ... Read More
Dunkirk – Is Hollywood Your History Teacher?

Dunkirk – Is Hollywood Your History Teacher?

The new movie Dunkirk apparently is one of the best directed and best-filmed movies in recent history, but it is doomed to failure because it attempts to rewrite history.  Apparently this movie, about an epic World War II battle (a massive rescue, really), never mentions Nazis and never shows the ... Read More
Middle School Suicide Rates Skyrocket

Middle School Suicide Rates Skyrocket

If you’re not home schooling yet, think about it!  It’s the system stupid.  And, yes, you are smarter than the average teacher!  You can teach your kids.  If you’re not comfortable going totally on your own, there are plenty of home school support resources all over the country.  There are even online solutions.  Look into ... Read More