At New York Airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a setsquare, a slide rule, and a calculator.
Coal

The paragraph below is taken from a 25-page document written by a utility's environmental group detailing the requirements and duties of a "responsible manager."
Coal

A psychologist, an engineer and a theologian were hunting in the northern wilderness when the temperature suddenly dropped and a furious snowstorm hit.
Coal

Those who write for a living, even some of us who write on technical matters, enjoy reading the results of San Jose State University's annual Bulwer-Lyton Fiction Contest, named for Victorian novelist Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, one of whose novels started with the words, "It was a dark and stormy night."

Two mathematicians, Bob and Joe, were having dinner in a restaurant. They were arguing about the average mathematical knowledge of the American public. Bob claimed that this average was woefully inadequate, while Joe maintained that it was surpassingly high.
Renewables

Editor's Note: The "Flying Canaries" joke printed in the April issue of Power Engineering included a Reader's Challenge, asking readers to explain whether or not a bunch of canaries flying in an enclosed truck will reduce the load on the truck.
Coal

Editor's Note: The "Flying Canaries" joke printed in the April issue of Power Engineering included a Reader's Challenge, asking readers to explain whether or not a bunch of canaries flying in an enclosed truck will reduce the load on the truck.