North New – December 4, 2017

Operating a drone while under the influence of drugs or alcohol would be a disorderly persons offense under a bipartisan bill that advanced from an Assembly committee Monday, as would using a drone to harm wildlife or endanger people or property.

DRIVING drunk is a “no-no.”
But, who would have thunk,
That a “higher” offense
Would be “DRONING drunk.”


The Wall Street Journal – October 4, 2017

A massive data breach at Yahoo  in 2013 was far more extensive than previously disclosed, affecting all of its 3 billion user accounts, new parent company Verizon Communications Inc.  said on Tuesday.

“B” as in billions, a security bog.

But, you’re probably safe if a baby or dog.



The New York Times – September 15, 2017i

If you look at the labels of these brands’ truffle oils, you’ll find that the ingredients include truffle “aroma” or “flavor” or “essence.” That’s the chemical 2,4-dithiapentane. Also known as bis (methylthio) methane, it supplies a fair imitation of the natural truffle smell.

Too many cases of “labeling shuffle.”

Where pricey oil never encountered a truffle.


Reuters –  August  30,  2017

Wells found  that 528,000 customers were signed up for online bill pay they did not ask for. The bank will give  $910,000 refund to those customers

If the small print has a squint to it.

You’d be smart to look into it.


The Wall Street Journal – August 22, 2017

A small but growing number of cyber security experts warn that we are a few keystrokes away from a dystopian world with no lights, running water or modern communications.

A dystopian vision that’s bomb-free and fireless ,

Launched by malicious hackers and wireless.