Archive for December 2018

Chicago's Countdown to Zero Population

Chicago's Countdown to Zero Population
People leaving Chicago didn’t begin yesterday and it won’t be over tomorrow. In fact, Chicago loses 156 people a day for various reasons, according to Bloomberg. Populations can ebb and flow, but what I have noticed in looking up population stats over the years is that once the population drops it seldom comes back. Think... Read more »

What's Up with Mars?

What's Up with Mars?
Mars is hot. Figuratively and literally. Mars seems to be the planet of choice (POC) for rich guys like Elon Musk, who insists he is going to go there, for Hollywood that has made a growing number of films about the red ball, and for ordinary people. Why? When I was in fifth grade I... Read more »