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Fast Food

I was reading Adam Chandler and, in his book, he points out that on a monthly basis that 80 percent of Americans eat fast food at least once a month. He goes so far as to claim that fast food attracts more interest consistently than libraries, gyms or house of...

Orbit

Besides the making of an SNL skit about petty billionaires going into orbit as a lark, I was curious what is out there and how much after the story about the Chinese space station, needing to make a course correction because of a wayward satellite. Apparently, there...

Increase in rents

Apartment rents are rising across the nation as tenants return to cities and soaring home prices push many would-be buyers out of the market. One data provider shows the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is up 9.2% since the second quarter of 2020. Two-bedrooms...

Ammunition Shortages     

The coronavirus pandemic was listed, to be the overwhelming cause for the surge in US for gun sales; attributed to fears around social unrest and crime and, in some cases, people having more time for hunting. But now ammunition had quickly been depleted into short...

2022

There are some fun things that are going to impact all of our 2022. The supply chain is still bottlenecked and will take a good deal of time to straighten itself off.  Remember that stuck container ship in the Suez Canal, it got worse from there.  On 28 March, 2021,...

Private Candy Money

I have to admit I was unaware that upon the death of Forrest Mars Sr. (1999), he and his two sons were ranked No. 29, 30, and 31 by Forbes magazine’s list of richest Americans, and they each had a worth of approximately $4 billion. I never paid much attention to...

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