Category Archives: Innovation

Plate Leap Forward

Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban consumption of cats and dogs.

Posted in Cultural Issues, Innovation, International | 26 Comments

Essential Smirkers

CNN: Hundreds of journalists are being laid off, right when the public needs them the most.

Posted in Innovation, Media | 26 Comments

May I make a suggestion? Something fans can identify with …

Schoolgirl sex scandal costs Bulldogs new $2 million sponsorship. The Bulldogs schoolgirl sex scandal has cost the club a $2 million major sponsorship deal with family restaurant chain Rashays. The Bulldogs were on the verge of announcing the two-year deal … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Innovation | 21 Comments

As Dem front-runner Biden ponders how to address Coed-19 …

WHO Chief Praises Trump for Leading Coronavirus Response From the Top.

Posted in Innovation | Tagged | 9 Comments

The salmon cannon

What a great idea. Check out the video! What will they think of next?

Posted in Innovation, Rafe | 10 Comments

This was the coolest, EH?

IN my teens, this was the vintage old Holden I liked best. Most of them were ‘hotted-up’ by then by their young third, fourth or fifth owners but EH fans seemed to respect the simplicity and low stance of the … Continue reading

Posted in History, Innovation | 20 Comments

OMG. Acquittal victory lap for the Richard Petty of trolls

SCOOP: Multiple Sources tell @FoxNews that @realDonaldTrump is planning to take a lap at the @DISupdates Daytona International Speedway in the “Beast” presidential limo ahead of the Daytona 500. It’s not 100%, but that is the plan at the moment. … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Innovation | 20 Comments

The History-Making Covfefe-dom of Donald Trump

THE President’s tweet for Iranian dissenters (see Steve, below) has become the most ‘liked’ Persian message in the history of Twitter. That is a remarkable achievement. What Franklin D. Roosevelt did with radio and John F. Kennedy did with television, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Innovation, Media | 15 Comments

Has innovation stalled?

This sentence, from the Wall Street Journal, strikes me as being profoundly wrong: Today, another half-century later, a coast-to-coast flight still takes you as long as it took your father in the 1970s. And with the major exception of computers, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Free Enterprise, Innovation | 102 Comments

Thank A-Bombs, muzak and Linda Lovelace for quick checkout

This must be one of the more strange evolutions of an idea in capitalist history … George Laurer, Who Developed the Bar Code, Is Dead at 94. George J. Laurer, whose design of the vertically striped bar code sped supermarket … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Innovation | 21 Comments