Thursday, June 30, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Peppermint OS 7 Released, great alternative to Windows/Mac OS.

Peppermint OS has been released, which is a new Linux based Ubuntu release.  Looks promising, and worth a test drive.  See for yourself!

Jeep's Recalled Gearshift Issue Demonstrated, Examined & Explained

Take a look at how the shifter works in a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  See why this poor design could cause death or a serious accident.  TFL Car does a comparison against a similar new shifter in a Dodge Challenger, which works correctly in intuitively.

Simon's Cat - Garden Collection

These are some great kitty cat cartoons/videos.  Very creative and entertaining.  Great work!

Electra Woman & Dyna Girl - Trailer

This is nice, looks like a cute reboot of the Saturday morning classic Sid & Marty Krofft Original.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Trump's claim that Mexico would pay for the wall may be coming true!

Essentially, Trump's promise to build a wall and end illegal immigration has caused a rush for the border that is crippling Mexico's resources. Mexico can either let undocumented migrants enter their country willy nilly en route to the US, or they can take strong action to stem the tide of immigration for their own benefit. Which would be best accomplished by building a wall, either literally, or through a strict enforcement policy.

All of a sudden, Trump's absurd claim that Mexico would pay for the wall doesn't sound so absurd.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Silverado Strong: Steel Bed Outperforms Aluminum Bed - 2016 Silverado | ...

Chevrolet takes aim at the aluminum Ford F-150, and doesn't look good for Ford!  I wondered how long it would take to call the F-150 a soda can.  Worth considering, and I have owned Ford and Dodge, never a Chervrolet.  Might be time to consider for the next truck I own!

Sourceforge Internet Speed Tester

Very nice comprehensive internet speed tester from SourceForge (King of Freeware).  Is run from your web browser, uses HTML5, so any modern browser should work.  Shows service suggestions, like which internet services you can and shouldn't be using.  Netflix, Skype, etc are among the lists.  It has a top down overall view of the results, and a more detailed view for those techie nerds like myself who want to understand more in detail what was really tested.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Monday, June 06, 2016

Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share?

UCLA Professor of Economics, Lee Ohanian, asks the age old question, of do the "Rich" pay their fair share of taxes?  The truthful answer will shock many, and will directly contrast what we hear in the media!

Profits And Why They ARE Good Things!

Professor Walter Williams discusses why Profits drive luxuries that we enjoy today, why what would happen if Profits were not attainable.  This quick economics lesson is the foundation of everything we enjoy today in the United States, and should be encouraged, but why?