Tips for a Frugal V-Day

Merry Valentine’s Day, everyone!  For those of you with significant others to love and adore, I hope you are able to spend the day with them and have a wonderful time.  For all the accusations that Valentine’s Day is a ‘Hallmark Holiday’, propagated and sustained by companies that are looking to cash in our affections,… Continue Reading

The Limiting Reagents of Investing

One of the advantages of being a chemist (besides the incredible attractiveness that is associated with guys who study science) is the interesting perspective it provides you on things completely unrelated to science.  I suppose that happens with every profession, of course; whether you are a butcher, a baker, or a candlestick maker, you tend… Continue Reading