Unanswered Questions

Feynman (1918–1988) was a theoretical physicist known for his work in quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics (for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965), and physics. He pioneered the field of quantum computing, and introducing the concept of nanotechnology (in 1959!) He taught at the California Institute of Technology from … See the Meme

An Important Lesson

Photo: The 16th President with his youngest son, Tad (1864), educating him with the laptop of his time. (I could have sworn this one was already on this site, and was surprised when I didn’t find it. Well, it’s certainly a classic, and it’s here now! Have never seen it with this photo, always with just … See the Meme

I See This a Lot

In honor of one of my old memes going viral on Facebook — again. Posted in 2015, it has been shared more than 675,000 times, and last week had more than 3 million views. It’s here: You Are Judged By Your Grammar. Hat tip to Laura for reminding me of this irritation in reply!

The Search for Truth

Or, as I usually put it, we need to teach people how to think, not what to think. Bertrand Arthur William Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate (Literature, 1950).

Thinking Ahead

Don’t get me wrong: university educations can be terrific — I have one. And indeed it’s smart to get one when your chosen profession demands it. But not everyone should go to a university, and we need skilled workers too: electricians, plumbers, mechanics, carpenters, welders, legal assistants, medics, bookkeepers, and many more. This is a drum Mike Rowe … See the Meme

Before the Prom

Well sure it’s staged, but it’s still cute (if a little bit disturbing). That’s his little girl! Just remember: no drinking and driving, and when she says no, that means no.

When Mommy is a Marine

More an illustrated joke than a meme, really, but when one of my most liberal friends posted it, and even “Liked” my comment (“And here I thought the lesson would be, ‘When you grab your pistol, be sure to grab a second magazine, too!’” 🙂 ), I decided to give it a home. Wish I … See the Meme