The Chalkboard Squeal

The very mention of it can be enough to cause us to cringe. There are few noises that cause shivers so deep as the chalkboard squeal. If channeled correctly, this noise could easily become weaponized, or maybe just to keep unruly children in line. Either way, the noise is one of nightmares. In fact, as…

The Final Shot

It’s already being hailed as one of the greatest NCAA championship games, and for good reason. The game was close throughout. Both teams were switching on and off with the lead. At the end of the half, Villanova was down by 5. Within a few minutes in the second half, Villanova took the lead and…

Unsafe Safety Features

The safety features in our cars are incredible.  The advancing vehicle safety technology continues to save lives every year.   Just in 2012, seatbelts and airbags saved around 15,000 lives (NHTSA).  Unfortunately, there are occasional flaws in these safety designs.  Recently the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged about 4.7 million people to have their car…