| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Jesse Berst of the Center for Smart Energy points out that if Thomas Edison came back from the grave he'd find our electric grid pretty much just as he left it. I'd add that Henry Ford (Edison's bosom buddy) would find our cars recognizable, too: Four...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Steve Jobs died Wednesday at the age of 56. Within minutes of the announcement, Twitter and other digital channels were flooded with outpourings of grief for a very private man who leaves a very big mark on the world.
It is the footprint, not of a...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:17 PM
What to do When Your Kid Isn't Invited (Source: CNN.com)
Olivia Nakamura can still remember the neighbor who always hosted a barbecue in his front yard for his son's birthday party. He'd invite all the kids on their suburban Seattle block, except her son...
| Oct 9, 2011
Few Americans have had as profound an impact on the culture as Steve Jobs, but 3 trailblazers come to mind.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a unique combination of creative innovator and savvy businessman. He revolutionized how everyday Americans lived...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:29 PM
As race fans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500, they also have the chance to reacquaint themselves with a man who set speed records. Barney Oldfield was the first driver to hit 100 mph at the track but his name and the accomplishment have...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Quick: Name the 10 greatest cars of all time.
The Ferrari GTB/GTS series of the 1970s and '80s? The 1974-88 Lamborghini Countach?
No, no — too unattainable. I'm talking about cars real people could own.
The 1964-and-a-half Mustang? The 1968...
| May 29, 2011
GLENDALE — When the green flag falls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, all 33 cars in the 500-mile race will be Italian-built Dallara chassis.
While that's been the case since 2008, it wasn't always that way.
In an earlier era when technical...
| Jul 18, 2012
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure.
Is this a...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill to audit the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed). The Fed is a private entity authorized by Congress in 1913 to control the nation's monetary system, an extremely powerful function. That the Fed, whose...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Ed Page: President Obama made the remark "If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." Was his quote taken out...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:06 PM
It's amazing how the actions of just a few can tarnish the reputation of many. So, after months of making headlines, for all the wrong reasons and having the NCAA strip the Penn State football team of their wins dating back to 1998, it's finally time...