Article Archive for 23 January 2012

Outsourcing – More Complex Than Catchphrase
Posted in Apple, Design on 23 January 2012
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Obviously, on the surface, no one is against not preserving American jobs or better yet, not preserving high paying American jobs but beyond the catchphrase or politicspeak, it is a whole new world out there … An interesting & insightful NY Times article on the business of business when it comes to outsourcing manufacturing and/or […]

Crack Open Your DNA – How Neanderthal Are You?
Posted in History on 23 January 2012
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Do you have to shave your unibrow more than once a day? Do you eye roadkill and think – hat! Do you feel those Geico ads really hit home? And make you so mad you want to whittle a club and hit someone and drag them around? Do you think 1,000,000 BC is the greatest […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Pinewood Derby Custom Builds – Super Sweet
Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 23 January 2012
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I did not realize that Pinewood Derby’s were such a big business intersection of: kids, tooling, physics, gravity wells, Newtonian laws, wood forensics, properties of friction, graphite, secret sauce, 11 dimensions and pull of gravity, and skunkworks with a higher security clearance than Area 51. 🙂 The other day we saw a super sweet Pinewood […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Lightning McQueen, What’s the Count?
Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 23 January 2012
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Several people have asked me how many Lightning McQueen’s should they own from CARS (1) … sure, there are dozens of wisenheimer answers but here’s a handy chart for you to decide if it should be 10 … or fewer … Obviously there are dozens of Lightning McQueen “versions” released but this is the complete […]