Exothermic or Endothermic?

The following is reputed to be an actual question given on a University of Arizona chemistry mid-term, and an actual answer turned in by a student. The answer by one student was so “profound” that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now have the pleasure of…

Family Lives Without Money and Thrives!?!?

Family Lives Without Money—By Choice—and Thrives By Beth Greenfield Fellmer with Alma Lucia, left, and Nieves Palmer. Photo courtesy of Raphael Fellmer. A Berlin family of three has been living on practically nothing but love and the goodwill of others for more than two years and counting—not as a victims of the rough economy, but…

Growing up without a cell phone…

If you are 36, or older, you might think this is hilarious! When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were when they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning….Uphill… Barefoot…BOTH ways….yadda, yadda, yadda And I remember promising…