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Cancer

My DNA is trying to kill me. Six-and-a-half years ago it almost did. In one white blood cell, a strand of DNA unzipped and released a monster that sent my immune system into overdrive, telling it to attack the rest … Continue reading

05. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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City of Gold

Here’s something for the current issue of National Underwriter Property & Casualty Where can insurance carriers and brokers find unimaginable riches? In cities. Not just any city, but those that are under construction. And that turns out to be a … Continue reading

04. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Hollywood Hangouts of Yesteryear

Here’s something new for Variety. Friends of Abe is shutting down. The organization had been a hangout for all of your favorite politically conservative stars of the silver screen. Now, they join The Brown Derby as a relic of a … Continue reading

02. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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I’m a Robot

If you flew on Delta Air Lines this month, I was there with you. Well, not me personally, something I drew. This appears in Delta Sky with a story on artificial intelligence. AI used to ‘out-think’ people by analyzing a … Continue reading

25. April 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Climb Every Mountain

For Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, an epic quest in search of high-yielding investment opportunities

18. April 2016 by John W. Tomac
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One Big Ecosystem

Lots of people use Windows. Not so many people use Windows Phone. The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is trying to lure new users with it’s Universal Windows Platform, a technology that allows smartphone apps to work on a … Continue reading

11. April 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Historical Footnote

World War II was a conflict on an enormous scale. To illustrate just how large, HistoryNet takes a look at a confrontation that ended when the Soviets surrounded and routed the Sixth Army. To the amateur historian, this probably sounds like the … Continue reading

22. March 2016 by John W. Tomac
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