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How to throw off forensic accountants…

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Think you are good at cooking your books? Cheating with numbers? Tweaking the bias of your graphs? Then you might want to read about Benford’s Law and what it means to analysts. For me, it’s not that useful, as I don’t do accounting, nor do I frequently provide charts in a sales perspective. However, I […]

More Proof of the Birthday Bonanza

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

More photographic evidence of the Birthday Bonanza!

The Birthday Bonanza

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Brandy and I invited several folks over to the house this weekend to celebrate our birthdays. It was a lot of fun and a big thanks to everyone who came out for the shenanigans. We fired up the grill and pulled out the drinks for all of our guests. However, I completely underestimated the amount […]

Biomimicry – Products that mimic nature

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

This interesting article at promotes various products whose inspiration is Mother Nature herself and natural phenomena that scientists are working to duplicate. Biomimicry could lead to a brand new generation of products and inventions allowing people to gain benefit from natural designs. Read on… Product design by Mother Nature – June 1, 2007 Natural […]

Shuttle Atlantis is ready for launch

Friday, June 8th, 2007

If you are in the Cape Canaveral area this evening, be on the lookout for the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. NASA: Atlantis is ready to launch – After a three-month delay, NASA entered the final day of a launch countdown for space shuttle Atlantis Thursday with no major technical problems looming and a […]

Anderson Coopers vs the Bees

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

Ok, not quite the epic battle of the titans, but still interesting nonetheless. Concerned reader, Marcy, has alerted me that Anderson Cooper will be covering the mysterious bee disappearances on tonight’s (May 15th, 2007) show. From the newsblurb: It’s a mystery of epic proportions — bees vanishing in the billions without a shred of evidence. […]

Lack of Bees is “Biggest General Threat” to US Food Supply

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

As more is revealed about this situation, the more concerned I am. There’s not much I can do about it, but concerned I remain. CNN is the latest news outlet reporting on the missing bees. An alarming statistic — 25% of the US bee population has vanished. That’s a lot of bees… and considering they […]

Yet another on bees…

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Okay, I’ll admit it. I am curious about the bee situation. So I’m following it as various articles come up, and more than likely, I’ll continue posting here about it. From the article: “Preliminary work has identified several likely factors that could be causing or contributing to CCD,” says Dennis vanEngelsdorp, acting state apiarist with […]

More on bees…

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Apparently, this is becoming a big issue. First, they report the electromagnetic radiation may be a cause for bees to lose track of where “home” is. And now more bees, into the billions according to the article, are being lost.

Where have the bees gone?

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Reading along my usual news sources today brought up an interesting article about the disappearance of large amounts of bees. And strangely, it has been attributed to electromagnetic radiation released from many of our high-tech gadgetry — mainly cell phones.

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