Other Interesting Stuff

Celsius or Fahrenheit?

The Celsius temperature scale was created in the mid-18th century and is part of the metric system.  It’s also the planet’s “official” form of temperature measurement and has been adopted by the majority of countries around the world. Who among us doesn’t recall... Read More

Turn Left at Greenland

During their first United States tour in 1964, a reporter asked Ringo Starr, “How do you find America,” The Beatles drummer didn’t miss a beat and replied, “Turn left at Greenland!” Well, perhaps it was that simple for Mr. Starr and his friends, but sometimes... Read More

Water, Water Everywhere…

Skiers understand that chairlift conversations can be interesting, informative and…arcane.  One day while riding up on Chair 11, a mother and her daughter from West Virginia, joined me.  Almost immediately after lowering the safety bar and exchanging the usual... Read More