Monthly Archives: December 2018

  • Starting The Year With A Bang

    Starting The Year With A Bang

    Grind for January 1st, 2019FIRST SIP:“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan Breathe Easy The HeadlineEPA will keep 2012 regulations in place for mercury emissionsThe GrindThe process of burning coal releases ...
  • Walmart Turns Into Big Brother

    Walmart Turns Into Big Brother

    Grind for December 31st, 2018FIRST SIP:“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” – Stephen Hawking Not So ...
  • What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    Grind for December 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.” – Leonardo da Vinci Trending The HeadlineStock market suffers in anticipation of government shutdownThe GrindThe week of December 16th saw US stocks suffer one of the worst ...
  • Russia Follows China’s Lead

    Russia Follows China’s Lead

    Grind for December 29th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci Good Idea The HeadlineTrump visits soldiers in IraqThe GrindPresident Trump and his wife on Wednesday paid a surprise visit to American soldiers stationed at the ...
  • Recapping This Year’s Christmas

    Recapping This Year’s Christmas

    Grind for December 28th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.” – Thomas Jefferson Stay Warm The HeadlineA cold, wet Christmas for British ColombiaThe GrindRoughly 12,000 people living in Canada’s British Colombia were still ...
  • More Politics More Problems

    More Politics More Problems

    Grind for December 27th, 2018FIRST SIP:“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou On Again Off Again The HeadlineTrump kicks Mattis out of White House, makes changes to Syria withdrawalThe ...
  • Nanotech and Apple

    Nanotech and Apple

    Grind for December 26th, 2018FIRST SIP:“An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.” – Thomas Jefferson Honey, I Shrunk The Kids The HeadlineMIT ...
  • Russia Cracks Down On Rap

    Russia Cracks Down On Rap

    Grind for December 24th, 2018FIRST SIP:“If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans.” – Stephen Hawking Big Brother The HeadlineRussian President announces crackdown on rap musicThe ...
  • Are You Ready for Facebook TV

    Are You Ready for Facebook TV

    Grind for December 23rd, 2018FIRST SIP:“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” – Benjamin Franklin Bug Off The HeadlineBugs are disappearing from textbooksThe ...
  • Trump Pulls US Out Of Syria

    Trump Pulls US Out Of Syria

    Grind for December 22nd, 2018FIRST SIP:“One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.” – Thomas Jefferson Snap Decision The HeadlineTrump shocks White House officials with Syria announcementThe GrindPresident Trump on Wednesday announced the ...