Charlie Kufs in 1953

Since I watched my first science-fiction movie in the 1950s, I knew I was going to grow up to be a scientist. I loved biology in high school but knew I didn’t have the mindset of a biologist. A few years later, in fact, I became a vegetarian. I started…

A dynasty in sports is a franchise that has a prolonged run of successful seasons. They may wax and wane from season to season, and usually do. But, over decades, you can be sure they’ll be among the most competitive and most successful of teams.

Like political dynasties, there may…

Good list. IMO, the 2008 election of Barack Obama was a monumental event for reasons too numerous to mention. It will be remembered in history books long after all those other events are forgotten.

Some fans complain that the owners of their favorite teams are the worst in the league. Everybody can’t be right but two groups, the Score and Bonusfinder, did independently rank the owners.

Bonusfinder ( scored the owners based on several metrics: 5-Year Growth; 5-Star Reviews; Average Active Cash (millions…

It has been said that Halloween is for the young. But, it’s really not. It’s for anyone who can expand their imaginations to the limits of the infinite. Halloween isn’t just about candy. It’s about decorations and activities, and most of all, costumes.

People find different things to be scary. For some, it’s talking politics or paying bills. But, for aficionados of Halloween, it’s monsters.

No season inspires thoughtful reflection like autumn, the season of harvest, and no day of the season evokes creativity and the imagination like Halloween. It isn’t a religious or a governmental holiday but it garners more attention than many days that are.

Remember when you were back in school and you had to pick players for a team sport? It could be an emotional and consequential decision process. In the National Football League (NFL) it is the prelude to the season. It has to be done every year for the league to…

We all have heard about UFOs, what the U.S. government now calls UAPs, Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. They are mentioned in the news, in books, in movies, on tv, on radio talk shows, and in classified government reports. You may even have seen one yourself.

UFOs are not a recent phenomenon

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Charlie Kufs

I’ve analyzed data for over 40 years, written a book and over 150 blogs, been a trainer/public speaker, and was a PG and SSGB. Now retired, I worship cats.

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