Dale’s Daily Data

From weird and wacky to really informative, actually, Dale Mussen gives you a new piece of trivia every weekday morning. (Don't worry, we won't tell your friends where all that knowledge came from!)

World Trade Center — The Cost Of A Name
Sometimes you have to wonder “what were they thinking?” The Port Authority of New York owned the World Trade Center twin towers and the entire complex of buildings at the site, and they also own the new tower going up to replace the destroyed towers.
But the Port Authority has to pay thousands of dol…
The Incredible Career Earnings of Tiger Woods
It’s easy – if you have a talent, figure out how to cash in on it. It was obvious when Tiger Woods was a little boy that he had an incredible talent for golf. I remember seeing him when he was about 3 or 4 years old on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and you wondered even …
Futuristic Auto Safety Features Coming Soon
That accident in the Town of Tonawanda that took the life of a 12-year-old boy riding his bicycle to football practice continues to bother me. The driver wasn't charged. She had a green arrow to turn left onto Sheridan Drive. The boy probably didn't notice the green arrow because all the o…
A Faster, Cheaper Way To Fly?
You heard about all the problems with Boeing’s Dreamliner earlier this year. Most of the problems were with the batteries causing fires, but they seem to have that problem worked out. The problems were with the 787-8 version. Over the weekend the company introduced the first 787-9 ve…

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