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No Selfies for You!

Can we all agree that the 'selfie' is just becoming selfish and be done with them already?  Who thinks...

What’s The Longest Someone has Gone without Sleep?

11 days is the longest reported time anyone has gone without sleep.  A 26-year-old, Chinese man attempted to watch every game in the European Championship.  Ironically he was later found dead in his sleep (not kidding). In closely-watched experiments, people have been able to stay awake for eight...

When Tech Turns Evil-Tiny Camera Edition

New Yorkers who ride public transportation have it rough. First dead sharks, then rats on the train and now rats of a different kind.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is warning New Yorkers to keep an eye out for hidden cameras installed in MetroCard vending machines that can...

Glassholes Grab Your Credit Card & Wait for April 15th

I'm already tired of hearing about Google Glass, the Revenge of the Nerd's style, eyewear that records video which will retail for $1,500+ tax + (loss of dignity-free with purchase).  The only redeeming thing about the glasses are the name spawned from the backlash from...

Capital Hill Problems-Two Homes are Expensive

Talk about out of touch: 1 in every 94 homes were foreclosed in 2013 9.3 million homes were  reported to be "deeply underwater," meaning borrowers owed at least 25% more on their mortgage than the homes was worth And some members of Congress who: Make 174,000 annually and work three...

This! Ex-Connecticut Governor John G. Rowland Indicted Again

If convicted of a crime resulting in felony or greater psychological testing should be mandatory.  If a personality trends unfavorably to a personality disorder where there is no rehabilitation the person should not be allowed to hold public office, be appointed by the government to...

Why Would Former IRS Official Lois Lerner Not Be Transparent?

If you're asked a question and you know the answer why wouldn't you answer it?  Maybe because it incriminates you or maybe you don't feel safe, or maybe both.   Former IRS Official Lois Lerner was held in contempt of Congress for refusing to talk...

You’re Annoying….No Really

I can at times suck the air out of a room, not on purpose, but it can happen.  Is it attractive? Nope.  Am I aware when it's happening? Sometimes.  Do I have tunnel vision when working on a problem? Yep.  I can be like a...

Windfall for 2% of Medicare Doctors! Is it Fraud?

April 9, 2015 Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen who received $20.8 million from Medicare. Medicare data giving a breakdown of each physician was paid was just released.  I'm guessing there are at least few doctors and those at CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) that wish the list...

The FDA and The Socipathic Business Model™ Case Study

The essence of good government is trust. Kathleen Sebelius From JAMA:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acted without regard for employees’ whistleblower rights, according to a joint staff report released February 26 by Rep Darrell Issa (R, Calif), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight...