Category Archives: Society and Culture

Fifi the B29 Superfortress Visits Colorado

The only remaining WWII Boeing B29 Superfortress, Fifi, flew over us but we didn’t see much, as you can see below. We tried to take a tour at the airport but the wait was 2 hours so we bailed. Fifi … Continue reading

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Wierd Al is Always Relevent

I’ve been listening to Wierd Al for 35 years and he never seems to age and be displaced by younger entertainers, as Jay Leno was replaced recently by Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. His latest parodies business managers who … Continue reading

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Is it Unrealistic for Women to be Lean?

Many women are participating in a campaign to criminalize the publication of Photoshopped pictures, claiming that it deceives women into believing that they can be lean. One YouTube video advocating these laws has attracted 16m views. Unfortunately, this displays an … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from a 103 Year Old Woman?

Someone asked asked Evelyn, a 103 year old woman, about important career memories, and she responded: I was a teacher at the age of 14, and I taught in a one room school house. I have a lot of memories … Continue reading

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Canadians Discuss Migration to Chile

The Toronto Globe and Mail describes migration to Chile and Brazil: In the middle-class kitchens of Chile, it is women from Peru who wash the dishes. The men who pick fruit in the vast agro-estates in Chilean valleys are Bolivians. … Continue reading

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Will Walmart shoppers support “Every Day High Wages?”

This video is a riot, especially the guy at the end! Only in the socialist USA!

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The Maltese Falcon Visits San Francisco

According to Wikipedia: The Maltese Falcon built by Perini Navi in Tuzla, Turkey is a ship-rigged sailing luxury yacht, commissioned and formerly owned by American venture capitalist Tom Perkins. It is one of the largest privately owned sailing yachts in … Continue reading

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America’s Cup in San Francisco Bay

All photos below courtesy of rulenumberone2 via Flickr.

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What’s the Difference Between a Partner and a Customer?

The Motley Fool reports: Hewlett-Packard (HP) now sees Microsoft as a competitor. For years, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft had a strong partnership — but evidently, those days are over. The widespread backlash to Windows 8, combined with Microsoft’s decision to release … Continue reading

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Is Mexico the New Land of Opportunity?

Damien Cave of the New York Times reports that Mexico is attracting migrants: Mexico, whose economic woes have pushed millions of people north, is increasingly becoming an immigrant destination. The country’s documented foreign-born population nearly doubled between 2000 and 2010, … Continue reading

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