One reason why some airline companies are in such big finanical trouble: "A senior United pilot makes $250,000 a year flying on average 35 to 40 hours a month. A senior Southwest pilot makes $150,000 and flies 65 to 70 hours a month."
Interesting article that asserts that, rumors to the contrary, the Mac OS will never run on X86 machines. Also some cool observations on how Mac users differ from X86 users.
One reason, among many, why yours truly lacks the intellectual chops to be a physicist: this whole quantum entanglement thing. Even book reviews on the subject are a little weird. Then there's this: The Tangled Methods of Quantum Entanglement Experiments.
Pac Bell tells customers they can't keep their current high-speed Internet connection if they switch local phone providers. Geez, isn't behavior like this what got Microsoft in so much trouble?
Why does, in Zimbabwe, "a 7-ounce hunk of cheddar cheese costs more than 14 ounces of the same cheddar cheese"? Before you look, economics can suggest an answer.