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…

Blizzard Warning

For a few days now, everyone in Denver has been anticipating the huge snowstorm heading our way.  Blizzard warnings have been put out across the area.  Supermarkets have been packed with people stocking up on last minute groceries.  Schools and businesses have shut down.  Everyone has been bracing for the storm.  With nine inches of…

Webster’s First Dictionary

When you read the word “dictionary,” you might immediately starting yawning.  Dictionaries aren’t exactly the most exciting books on the shelf.  But before you tune me out, let me tell you something interesting.  Noah Webster’s first dictionary in 1828 was based off of the Bible.  Webster considered education completely useless if it was without the…