Category Archives: American Culture

  • There’s Big Money In Big Tech

    There’s Big Money In Big Tech

    Grind for November 4th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.” – Samuel Johnson Obsession The HeadlineEpic Games (creator of Fortnite) valued at $15 billionThe GrindAs reported this week in The Wall Street Journal, Epic Games, Inc. is valued at ...
  • Man’s Best Friends

    Man’s Best Friends

    Grind for October 29th, 2018FIRST SIP: “Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.” – Joseph Joubert For The Dogs The HeadlineMIT thought experiment suggests society values the life of a dog over that of a human criminalThe GrindWhen ...
  • US Economy Takes Back The Top Spot

    US Economy Takes Back The Top Spot

    Grind for October 20th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Power is not alluring to pure minds.” – Thomas Jefferson The Future Is Now The HeadlineNew report describes “programmable smart pills” that keep watch on a person’s individual medical needsThe GrindWe already have smart ...
  • Chinese Internment Camps

    Chinese Internment Camps

    Grind for October 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us.” – Umberto Eco Rest In Peace The HeadlineSay goodbye to SearsThe GrindSears will almost certainly file for ...
  • Questioning The Saudis

    Questioning The Saudis

    Grind for October 17th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Time and tide wait for no man.” Geoffrey Chaucer Buzz Kill The HeadlineHow a changing climate could affect the price of beer The GrindIn the first-ever study on barley production and the climate, an international group of researchers predicted ...
  • Replacing American Jobs

    Replacing American Jobs

    Grind for October 14th, 2018FIRST SIP:“An artist is someone who can hold two opposing viewpoints and still remain fully functional.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald The Future Is Now The HeadlineWorkers in Las Vegas threatened by increasing automationThe GrindBy the year 2035, an ...
  • Living In Exciting Times

    Living In Exciting Times

    Grind for October 8th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” – Thomas Jefferson To Infinity And Beyond The HeadlineNASA continues to search for alien lifeThe GrindThe explosion of ...
  • Driverless Cars Are Coming

    Driverless Cars Are Coming

    Grind for October 7th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) Trending The HeadlineEmployee sponsored health insurance nears $20,000The GrindAs health insurance ...
  • The Rise Of Gender Quotas

    The Rise Of Gender Quotas

    Grind for October 5th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H Jackson Brown, Jr. He Had It Coming The HeadlineFDA raids Juul headquartersThe GrindThe FDA last week conducted a surprise inspection of e-cigarette ...
  • Out With The Old In With The New

    Out With The Old In With The New

    Grind for October 4th, 2018FIRST SIP: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill End Of The Line The HeadlineBrookstone announces bankruptcy (again)The GrindWhen I was a teenager, I used to go into the local ...