DOT fines have no teeth. Would a $2 fine deter you?

DOT fines have no teeth. Would a $2 fine deter you?

DOT fines are laughable. It is like “the emperor has no clothes!” Why is airline customer service so bad? Part of the reason is the paltry DOT fines assessed against the airlines for breaking the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules. Last year, DOT...

Backgammon diplomacy in Republic of Georgia

Backgammon diplomacy takes center stage in Tskaltubo I don’t know about you, but I’ve never quite trusted the Olympics. During the opening ceremony, some misty-eyed sportscaster always starts gushing, “Every four years the nations of the world come...

Offbeat Museums: From Bananas to Bones, Mustard to Magic

These are not your mother’s museums Question: What do staplers, candles and ear rings have in common? Answer: They’re among the items on display at a wacky and wonderful museum in California which claims that it has the largest collection in the world devoted to...