Dogs Just Want to Have Fun

Researchers in the Department of Ethology at Hungary's Eotvos Lorand University have found that dogs love to play. A dog's drive to play and please overrides other instincts. Researchers found that dogs who where socialized didn't even seem to care with whom they played. All of the dogs in study were pets and were used … Continue reading Dogs Just Want to Have Fun

Goose Crossing Guard

Yes, that is right in Rowlett, Texas a goose helps the human crossing guards.  Sam lives in a pond near the school. Every morning he joins the human crossing Joan and Earl as they assist the children crossing the road. Sam honks at cars to stop and seems to like the children. In his early … Continue reading Goose Crossing Guard

New Feature on WordPress

One of the new features WordPress has introduced is Possibly Related articles. At the end of each post WordPress includes a list of other posts that the reader might find interesting. Any related post from the same blog are at the top of the list in bold. Supposedly, this will increase traffic on all blogs. … Continue reading New Feature on WordPress

Clueless?

Read an interesting op-ed piece about the high drop out rate in the United States. According to this piece, the U.S. high school system is out of date and does not prepare students for life. Students graduate without basic skills and even basic knowledge of historical facts. It is one more piece attacking our public … Continue reading Clueless?

Sky Watch Friday: Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine

Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine is one of three churches in the Cathedral Parish of St. Augustine. The Cathedral Parish is the oldest Catholic Parish in the United States. Which makes a lot of sense because St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States. The first Catholic mass was celebrated 8 September 1565 near … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine

More ID10T Awards: What Where They Thinking.

This weekend I found more Einstein's deserving ID10T awards. Runner Up 5 students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where caught trying to steal a baby alligator from miniature golf course in Daytona Beach Shores. I've heard of water hazards but an alligator in the water, that is a rough one. I'm not going to retrieve a … Continue reading More ID10T Awards: What Where They Thinking.