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Guest Post: The Plastic Water Bottle Effect

This blog, A Bridge for Business & STEM, is 16 months old. While I still feel like a newcomer to the blogosphere, I am definitely not a neophyte to this region of cyberspace. One of my proudest moments as a blogger was on April 29, 2013 when my post, BAITERs, Haters, and Social Climbers, received … Continue reading

Beer Brewing and Delivery Meets Big Data

We are about one month into the monsoon season here in Arizona. While our temperatures are still hot, the bone dry weather that is characteristic of the state most of the year disappears as the atmosphere warms and winds from the south bring humid air from the Sea of Cortez and the Gulf of Mexico. … Continue reading

Royal Birth Announcements to Include Royal Tweets

With all the chatter in the media the past few weeks about the pending birth of the first off-spring of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Prince William and Princess Kate to many, it almost makes me wonder if there is anything else worth talking about this week? Most of the national … Continue reading

Temperatures and Gas Prices Continue to Rise

We are just past the mid-point of the summer driving season that began Memorial Day weekend. Gas prices have been steadily inching upward during this summer driving season, however these are not the worst prices that the U.S. consumers have seen (think back to the summer of 2008). GasBuddy.com reports $3.68 as the average cost … Continue reading

Celebrating Independence Day 2013

Two hundred thirty-seven (237) years ago, on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain.  This act paved the way for the 13 original colonies to become the nation that we now call the United States of America. The U.S. Census Bureau reports … Continue reading