Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mystery of Check Engine Light

The mystery of the check engine light. See link. This may save you some money. http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/112799/check-engine-light-mystery-bankrate?mod=family-autos     Advertisements

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New Electrical Power Source

A new electrical power source is under development by using high altitude winds. This may be 10-20 years away but it could wean us from dependence on foreign oil. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110529/ap_on_re_us/us_airborne_wind_turbines    

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Aerospace Companies Networks Hacked

Hackers have obtained access to the netwoeks at some of the US aerospace contractors. The most vulnerable systems were probably not attacked since they are not on open networks. However, sensitive information, including competitive sourcing and pricing information may have … Continue reading

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Second F-35 Engine

Congress is trying to force a 2nd F-35 engine on the Defense Department. The DOD does not want and does not need this engine. This is another example of technically inept Congressmen doing things that does not make sense. Why, … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s Staffer Tell All

A tell all from a former Sarah Palin staffer. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110523/ap_on_re_us/us_palin_book

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Rare Earth Element Prices

Rare earth element prices have soared 2500% putting a sqeeeze on energy efficient lighting. Are we going back to kerosene lamps like Abe Lincoln used? http://www.edn.com/blog/PowerSource/41047-Rare_earth_price_soars_2500_in_year_to_squeeze_energy_efficient_lighting_prices.php

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15 Ways You Are Wasting Your Money

15 ways you are wasting your money. http://money.msn.com/saving-money/15-ways-you-are-throwing-away-money-kiplinger.aspx?cp-documentid=6810156&gt1=33026

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