Category Archives: American Culture

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • You Win Some And You Lose Some

    You Win Some And You Lose Some

    Grind for December 21st, 2018FIRST SIP:“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou Trending The HeadlineTrump flip-flops on border wall demands; Congress considers stopgap billThe GrindPresident Trump on Wednesday vowed to get his border ...
  • Things Are Not As They Seem

    Things Are Not As They Seem

    Grind for December 20th, 2018FIRST SIP:“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” – Leonardo da Vinci Drink Up The HeadlineBottled water companies search for eco-friendly solutionsThe GrindBottled water is by far America’s most popular beverage, with the ...
  • Lock Them Up

    Lock Them Up

    Grind for December 14th, 2018FIRST SIP:“God does not play dice.” – Albert Einstein Overreaction The HeadlineGoogle CEO testifies before CongressThe GrindTestifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told lawmakers that Russian-linked ...
  • Amazon Can’t Catch A Break

    Amazon Can’t Catch A Break

    Grind for December 10th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Trending The HeadlineAmerican companies demand new privacy legislationThe ...
  • Will Ecstasy Become The New Antidepressant?

    Will Ecstasy Become The New Antidepressant?

    Grind for December 6th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.” – Rodney Dangerfield Not Again The HeadlineMarriott announces massive data breachThe GrindMarriott International on Friday announced a data breach affecting up to 500 former hotel ...
  • Treading Dangerous Waters

    Treading Dangerous Waters

    Grind for November 29th, 2018FIRST SIP:“A true friend is the best possession.” – Benjamin Franklin I Don’t Like That The HeadlineTrump criticizes GM for cutting American jobsThe GrindGeneral Motors on Monday announced it would cut 15% of its salaried workers in North ...