Orbital Insight

September 19, 2015 Dr. Tar 14

What would happen if a company found a way to combine satellite imagery with big data crunching computer ability?   Actionable intelligence on competitors, nations and people for those firms willing to purchase the service from firms like Orbital Insight.  

Muslim or Psycho?

September 19, 2015 Dr. Tar 19

Yahoo! News leaves its readers guessing as to who it was that stabbed and decapitated a 68-year-old retired special ed teacher who had just given that person a ride.    Oh, there was a search warrant and the police arrested the killer at the scene [Read More]

25 Annual Ig Noble Prize

September 18, 2015 Dr. Tar 31

The awards for improbable research publication were handed out last night and, as usual, there were some pretty interesting topics studied in the last year. Did you know that all mammals tend to empty their bladders in about 21 seconds, no matter how big or [Read More]

Bumble Your Way Through Modern Dating

September 18, 2015 Dr. Tar 13

There’s a new dating app out there from the people who gave the world the premier pickup site Tinder. The big difference with Bumble is that only women can initiate contact.

Happy 101st Birthday Baby Benjamin!

September 18, 2015 Dr. Tar 2

People have been receiving greetings and well wishes from the White House for more than 50 years. A 101st birthday would be a special occasion for anyone but it’s really something when the birthday boy is only one year old.

Remember These Jerks?

September 17, 2015 Dr. Tar 7

It was four years ago today that Occupy Wall Street set up their tents and began agitating in the privately owned Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, and like a zombie plague, occupiers were squatting in various places across the nation in the following months. They [Read More]

Don’t End Up Like This Guy

September 16, 2015 Dr. Tar 17

That young man in the casket is Mike Settles and that’s his family standing next to him Eva Holland and Luca and Ava.    Funny, this isn’t on Awkward Family Photos.  More  

How Is That Not Gambling?

September 15, 2015 Dr. Tar 14

Anyone who watched this last weekend’s slate of NFL games probably noticed a whole lot of advertising for fantasy football one day tournaments. They promised millions and were willing to get new comers started with a $100 or $200 free entry. Now Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-D) is asking [Read More]

An Invitation To Play “Futbol” Turns Ugly

September 15, 2015 Dr. Tar 42

A white male student and a “latina” got into it last year at Oberlin College over his invitation for her to attend a Latino Heritage Month talk and participate in an intramural soccer game. She turned down the invitation and posted a scathing response to [Read More]

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