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Classics to Take a Lap in Monterey...

Sunday’s New York Times had a write-up about the 63rd Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance (think awesome classic cars).<p>First conducted in 1950, the …

AWSI: Silents in San Francisco…

I’ve been looking forward to this since I first read about it in the Pink Section of the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday.<p><b>The Last Edition</b>, a 1925 …

AWSI: Is Life Imitating "The Simpsons"??

We do a lot of reading and observing. It’s fun and we always seem to find something that seems intriguing.<p>For example, Monday’s Wall Street Journal …

AWSI - Solar-Powered Plane Reignites Pioneering Spirit

Our buddy St. X was very excited when Tommie told him this news.<p>Late Saturday evening (at 11:09 pm Eastern Time / 23:09 hours) the Solar Impulse, a …

A Craft Beer Can with a Peel-Off Lid? Seems Like a Must Try...

Being a post holiday “light news” day, the AP story about brewers finding ways to make cans cool was eye-catching.<p>There’s been a quest for quite some …

AWSI: Battling for the Hearts and Minds of America…

On Wednesday, in the pre-July 4th holiday edition of The Wall Street Journal, Motorola (a Google Company) had a full-page ad on the back of the first …

AWSI: Brits Ambush the 4th...

It’s been an interesting year for beer promotions. Dos Equis (The most interesting man in the world beer) a brand of Heineken USA, White Plains, …

Spidey Life? Taking Your Passion and Making it Happen...

The thought crossed my mind when I read a story about Jonathan Kaplan. He’s the guy who brought the Flip Video camera to the world via his company …

AWSI: Great Idea - Stories for Every Journey...

We are getting caught up on our email newsletters and found this truly wonderful idea.<p>Quantas, an Aussie airline, has developed a series of novels …

Washing Machine Challenge Goes Viral: McIlroy vs. Jeff the Robot...

Tommie caught a glimpse of this 4-minute video that went super-viral in just one day. As a promo for the European Tour, where the Irish Open is …

AWSI: Crunch Controversy...

It was brought to my attention (Thanks, Tommie!) that there was a disturbance this week that spanned from U.S. Navy headquarters to the cereal aisles …

The La Boulangification of Starbucks: Can They Pull it Off?

Corby Kummer, the author of “The Joy of Coffee” and “The Pleasures of Slow Food,” did an extensive story for Smithsonian.com that delved into the …

Life Imitating Art: Apple's Campaign Sounds Mad Men-Like…

By now you’ve probably seen and heard the new Apple ad campaign. Titled “Our Signature,” the pacing and voice felt to me to be very similar to Don …

DreamWorks Thinking Small? Maybe It's More About Touchpoints…

The headline said small, but there was a big picture of Shrek smack dab in the middle of my business section giving me a “what up?” look. The news, …

Vin Tweets! Dodgers Rejoice!

It was big news this week when 85-year old Vin Scully, “The Voice of the Dodgers” who has been their play-by-play announcer since 1950, was slated to …