Archive for the ‘Discussion’ Category

Hydrogen – Fuel Of The Future (Today?)

The hydrogen fuel cell is not a new idea. It was invented in 1839 by Sir William Grove, a Welsh judge, but at that time there were NO vehicles on the road! It took 127 more years to develop a car with a fuel cell. Still, development of the cell progressed over the years and […]

Danny & the Union

After a period of unemployment while still living in Tennessee years ago, I was hired by “the telephone company” as a Microwave Technician. Tennessee was/is a “right to work” state. The job was a “union” position; however, while you were not required to join the union, you had to operate under union jurisdiction. After I […]

China Going To The Moon?

At a time when the Obama administration has decided that we need to “cut back” on manned space exploration and the costs that are required for that program, China has announced a five-year plan to begin exploration of the moon. Everyone in government and society as a whole understands the military advantages of establishing a […]

Facts on Smoking – Humorous, and not-so

First of all, let me state that I am “a recovering smoker” (I quit 35 years ago). So, I am not one of those who would criticize without having knowledge or experience. All my life I detested smoking. My parents smoked before that “warning label” was placed on tobacco products. When I got to high […]