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The Barlon Bulletin, March 23, 2016

Did you know about Wallace? Well … There was William Wallace, he who refused to submit to English rule and in 1305 was hanged, disemboweled, and quartered for it. Makes you think twice about secession, I guess that’s after the fact though. How about Wallace of Wallace...

The Barlon Bulletin, March 9, 2016

Did you know about the man? Sugar Man refers to a fellow in a song sung by Sixto Rodriguez. The documentary about Sixto “Searching for Sugar Man” won an Academy Award in 2013. Kahneman is Daniel Kahneman, 2002 Nobel Prize winner in Economics. His bestselling book...

The Barlon Bulletin, January 7, 2016

Did you know... “How many animals of each kind did Moses take into the ark?” Of course you do… None, it was Noah not Moses. According to Daniel Kahneman (he won a Nobel Prize in Economics) the number of people that “detect” what is wrong with this question is so small...

The Barlon Bulletin, December 22, 2015

Did you know about Dar? One Dar you probably want to stay away from is Darfur, a region in the western part of Sudan that has been in conflict since 2003. Sticking with the African theme why not try Dar es Salaam “the residence of peace”, it is the largest city in...

The Barlon Bulletin, December 10, 2015

Did you know na-na? Na-na na-na boo-boo is part of a children’s playground song (we think the other part is you can’t catch me). Sha Na Na was an American Rock and Roll Group most famous for playing just before Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. They sang “Rockin Robin”. And...

The Barlon Bulletin, December 3, 2015

Did you know the difference between PEE, PEP, and PPE? PEE stands for Port Edgar East, an organic rich shale in the Midland Valley of Scotland (samples of it have been used to test a method for assessing gas and oil in shale). PEP stands for Process Economics Program,...

The Barlon Bulletin, November 26, 2015

The Barlon Bulletin, November 26, 2015

Did you know what was going on “While the Clock Ticked”? If you were Frank and Joe Hardy in Volume 11 of the Hardy Boys Mystery Stories you would be bound and gagged watching a clock tick on a time bomb (don’t worry their friend Chet Morton shows up in time to save...

The Barlon Bulletin, September 8, 2015

The Barlon Bulletin, September 8, 2015

Did you know about lag? If you have been zooming around the world you know about jet lag. The Mayo Clinic has pages on how to combat it. One good tip? Stay home. But for now, the rig count: [table id=15 /] If you have been drilling wells and you are trying to figure...