Material Lead Time Tips

Lead time is a factor when specifying parts for a project. For planning purposes, you need to know how long it will take for it to arrive once it is ordered. Continue reading

Brief history of early US nuclear regulation

Most people probably don’t know anything about the beginning of US nuclear regulation… Continue reading

A look at “Controlling the Atom”

Book cover of Controlling the Atom

This book, Controlling the Atom, appeared in 1984 and describes the creation of the first nuclear reactor regulations. The subtitle may sound boring, but I think there are some portions of the book that industry engineers will find interesting. Continue reading

Do you have $400 to spare?

I didn’t send you a tip last week… Continue reading

Get your privacy back for cheap

In a world run by digital technology where everything is connected to and stored on the Internet, we practically have no privacy remaining. Continue reading

Track flights in real time

Have a friend or family member taking a long trip by airplane? Continue reading

How much do electrical engineers make? (2015)

How much do electrical engineers make

So, there’s a burning question on your mind: how much do electrical engineers make? The Bureau of Labor Statistics updates this information every year around May, and it just released its latest data.

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Three U.S. Nuclear Plants Threatened by Closure

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station

The fate of one seems all but certain. The other two nuclear plants are in the hands of Illinois state politicians. Continue reading