NBA First Round Playoff Breakdown

17 April 2014

Eastern Conference   (1) Indiana vs. (8) Atlanta   Despite Indiana’s struggles late in the year, this series should not go past five games.  Indiana still has a quality starting lineup and that is what wins in the playoffs.  Atlanta was six games under the .500 mark this season, and despite Jeff Teague who is [...]

The Search for the Real Sherlock Holmes

14 April 2014

  Sherlock Holmes, the detective extraordinaire created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and featured in four novels and fifty-six short stories, is a character who has maintained the interest of an admiring public since his introduction in print in 1887 in the novel A Study in Scarlet.  Noted for his almost fantastic logical reasoning abilities, [...]

Chris Johnson – The Jets Must Catch This Speed Demon

05 April 2014

  The Tennessee Titans released running back Chris Johnson on April 4th.  Johnson is going to turn 29 years old early next season, and with running backs especially near that 30 year mark, popular opinion is that their best days are behind them.   The New York Jets, however, are in a desperate need of [...]

The Mysterious Period Described in Ecclesiastes 12

30 March 2014

    In Ecclesiastes 12, God describes a very mysterious period of time.  The chapter begins with the following verse, Ecclesiastes 12:1:   Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;   [...]

In Search of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

18 March 2014

  Interrupting the news of the crisis in the Ukraine, global warming rearing its ugly head in the guise of the coldest North American winter in recent memory, the Chris Christie George Washington Bridge scandal, President Obama’s plummeting approval ratings, Jimmy Fallon taking the reins of the Tonight Show, and March Madness comes news of [...]

.500 over 17 Seasons for The Cowboys

16 March 2014

Easy to quote but only a good quote with little evidence to further malign the Cowboys Owner.     No one understands the frustration the Dallas Cowboys have put their fans through more than me, and Jerry Jones is an easy target to vent frustrations.  Jerry does have a big ego and there are plenty [...]

A Bridge Too Far

09 February 2014

  The epic story of the largely unsuccessful efforts of Allied airborne forces to seize control of bridges leading into Germany in an effort to accelerate the end of World War II in Operation Market Garden was recounted in the movie of the same name.  Much of the film’s drama focused on the heroic efforts [...]

Remembering Vietnam and Its Veterans

22 January 2014

Recently, I received an email from a dear friend and brother in arms, Ed Honn who served our country in the Vietnam War.  It was a request to pledge to a cause that would establish a national holiday to honor Vietnam veterans for their sacrifices and service annually on March 29th.   At first, the [...]

Once Upon a Time in America

05 January 2014

  On July 4, 1776, the United States of America declared its independence from England.  Born as a Republic exempt of royalty and bound by its Constitution, this new nation would be destined to become a world power.  No longer would there be taxation without representation, religious persecution, and disregard of the legal rights of [...]

The Windows 8 Blues

01 January 2014

  At Christmas this year, my children and grandchildren surprised me with a shiny new laptop.  What happened to my old laptop, a startling and embarrassing tale, is a story for another day.   Upon powering up my new chariot into cyberspace, I found myself thrust into unfamiliar and very uncomfortable territory, Windows 8.  Where [...]

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News & Opinion

In Search of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

Posted on 18 March 2014

  Interrupting the news of the crisis in the Ukraine, global warming rearing its ugly head in the guise of the coldest North American winter in recent memory, the Chris Christie George Washington Bridge scandal, President Obama’s plummeting approval ratings, Jimmy Fallon taking the reins of the Tonight Show, and March Madness comes news of [...]

Spotlight on Business

The Federal Debt Ceiling – Its Origins and Implications

Posted on 11 September 2013

  The United States debt limit or debt ceiling is an amount, fixed by legislation, of the national debt that can be imposed by the Treasury.  Since the different expenditures of the government are observed and authorized by different pieces of legislation, the debt ceiling does not play any role in restricting annual deficits.  And [...]

Careers & Employment

How Mobile is Shaping the Recruitment Space

Posted on 30 November 2013

The time of desktop and laptops is fading fast, with mobile replacing them in all forms and sizes.  Thus, any company that doesn’t use mobile for recruitment is at risk of losing out on huge talent base.  The same holds true for companies providing online or offline recruitment services.  Here we examine how mobile is [...]

Girl Talk

Women the Stronger Sex!

Posted on 04 October 2011

In the 1958 sci-fi cult classic Queen of Outer Space, four astronauts crash land on the planet Venus, a planet that they discover is populated entirely by hot babes in revealing costumes.  Captured, they soon learn that the planet is ruled by a cruel, masked Queen who has banished men from the planet.  Imprisoned in [...]

NJ Facts & Trivia

Secrets of the Delaware River Bridge

Posted on 30 July 2012

  Like the designers of the Egyptian Pyramids who added secret compartments within their walls that stored the wealth and possessions of their Pharaoh inhabitants as preparation for their journeys and lives in the next realm, more modern architects have hidden treasures within their structures.  Hundreds of thousands of riders travel over the Benjamin Franklin [...]

NJ People

Primetime Personalities: TV Stars From NJ

Posted on 30 October 2013

They started in New Jersey and ended up in the homes of millions across the country.  According to NewJerseyNewsroom.com, New Jersey natives are some of the most prominent figures on entertainment channels.  Whether they’re making us laugh, telling the news or putting their personal lives on display, these New Jerseyans shine on the small screen. [...]

Paranormal NJ

Nibiru – The Countdown

Posted on 05 December 2012

  The planet Nibiru, four times the size of Earth on a 3,600 year orbit of the Sun will imminently enter the inner solar system and destroy our planet on December 21 of this year, coinciding with the end of the Mayan Calendar.  This news, if you believe it, is being shielded from the general [...]

Humor

The Windows 8 Blues

Posted on 01 January 2014

  At Christmas this year, my children and grandchildren surprised me with a shiny new laptop.  What happened to my old laptop, a startling and embarrassing tale, is a story for another day.   Upon powering up my new chariot into cyberspace, I found myself thrust into unfamiliar and very uncomfortable territory, Windows 8.  Where [...]

Veterans Corner

The Man Who Shot Two Holes in the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Posted on 19 April 2014

  Nestled in Northampton County in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania lies the tiny borough of Roseto.  Just six-tenths of a square mile in size, the town was named for the village of Roseto Valfortore in Italy and settled largely by Italians employed at the numerous local slate quarries.  It is here that a [...]

Lifestyles

4 Considerations Before Going With a Long Commute

Posted on 03 January 2014

Jobs in big cities often have attractive salaries and room for advancement.  What they often don’t have, however, is affordable housing.  Some people deal with the housing costs or live in houses with roommates.  Others choose to commute varying distances.  The U.S. Census reports that the average commute for workers is 25.5 minutes.  However, 8.1 [...]

Home/Real Estate

3 Backyard Projects That Don’t Require Professional Help

Posted on 21 December 2013

Every home requires upkeep, and homeowners can save a good chunk of change by learning how to handle home maintenance tasks on their own.  But just as a little tool-related know-how can be helpful in keeping your house in shape, it’s also important to understand your own limits, and to hire professional help when necessary. [...]

Free Online Games

Extreme Racing 2

Posted on 08 August 2012

This is a very good auto racing game.  Use the arrows to control your car.  Don’t forget to add your high scores as a comment at the bottom of the page.  Good luck!     See Our Complete Listing of Free Online Games    

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