Time To Write An Obituary For Newspapers?

How many of us grew up taking newspapers for granted as a key ingredient of our lives? From your paper route when you were young (hey, that’s how Warren Buffett started) to all those cartoons built around husbands reading their newspapers at the breakfast table,...

Drones: When Are You Getting Yours?

When someone says “drones,” what’s your first reaction? Fear — the NSA spying on you? Or, worse, terrorists shooting at you? Or is it amazement after seeing Amazon unveil their delivery drones on 60 Minutes a few short months ago? And hearing...

Cycles: Is It That Time Already?

Days Next week is Tax Day, the 15th of April. As I was thinking about that, it struck me how driven we are by our calendars. Turkeys, we know, are raised in barns with no November page on their wall calendars — that would just bee too traumatic for them....

Why Are Glasses So Expensive?

Why are glasses so expensive? We recently took a look at the soaring cost of health care. As America’s population ages, more and more of us are needing to “go to the glasses,” as Father Time takes its toll on our eyesight. But you wouldn’t...

A Ford Mustang’s Eye View Of Life

This year has hardly even begun, and already we’re inundated with “tribute” articles celebrating seminal events from 1964, like the recent media celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ tour of America. We even¬†looked back at Isaac...