"Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education" -- Henry B. Adams, 19th century American historian.
*A last blast of summer: What do you get when you mix tubing, an invasive species, slow-motion photography and an aria?:
* Michigan policy has been moving in a strong pro-cyberschool direction recently. Other states are moving in the opposite direction:
* Another crisis for Detroit -- processing its waste water:
8 Auto sales are surging in the United States, with the big gains being made by Toyota and Honda. Pickup trucks don't seem to be selling too well:
* Wondering about the foliage in the U.P.? Here's a handy tool:
* A Transportation Security Administration agent (convicted) says stealing is common: