Monthly Archives: March 2018

The actual average corn yield in the NGCA’s 2017 National Corn Yield contest was 178% percent above the projected average.

“Improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices have come together to help corn growers achieve ever-higher yields, according to NCGA.”         January 13, 2015… Read more »

A spearfisherman in Australia just landed a black marlin that was 20-40% above the previous world record

March 3, 2018 – Australia – Marlin big as a horse: WA spearfisherman Jeremy Telfer sets unofficial Australian and world record A WA spearfisherman has set an unofficial Australian and… Read more »

Globally, tablets sales fell 18% in 2017, and those of “Smart” phones fell 9%. This is the year we break through.

“I could not rest, Watson, I could not sit quiet in my chair, if I thought that such a man as Professor Moriarty were walking the streets of London unchallenged.”… Read more »

It’s March, 2018, and the folks in charge are lying to you about basically everything, including rainfall and walnuts in California.

“The power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them… To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that… Read more »

The North Carolina shrimp catch rose 45% in 2017 to its highest level in history. “Why is a mystery.”

“I am not the law, but I represent justice so far as my feeble powers go.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1927  … Read more »