Dan on February 25th, 2016

I was watching this Vine video of a Virtual Reality (VR) rollercoaster experience complete with mechanical enhancements:   Maybe VR will revitalize the movie and themepark entertainment experience, rather than keep people in their own homes for VR entertainment? The addition of physical movement would be hard to replicate at home, and some venue featuring […]

Continue reading about VR and Group Entertainment

Dan on February 20th, 2016

A surprising frank interview with Ray McGovern – an ex CIA Analyst who appears to be spilling the beans on the ‘Deep State’ running American foreign policy: http://www.salon.com/2016/02/07/intelligent_people_know_that_the_empire_is_on_the_downhill_a_veteran_cia_agent_spills_the_goods_on_the_deep_state_and_our_foreign_policy_nightmares/ The first half of this article is marginally interesting but provides some historical perspective – but the 2nd half picks up speed when discussing Ukraine, Syria and […]

Continue reading about An alternative view of Russia and the CIA

Dan on February 6th, 2016

I have always been diligent about looking at past performance of mutual funds prior to investing, and consider it to be one factor when comparing mutual funds. ¬†However a recent improvement I made to ¬†the VFS Daily Investment contest caused me to look at historical performance in a different light. Starting in 2016, I am […]

Continue reading about Historical Portfolio Return