Comparing a Meltdown, a Lockdown, and a Catalytic Converter

As the value of palladium goes up, so too do the number of catalytic converter thefts. Unless you drive an EV, your car has a catalytic converter. Mandated because they diminish emissions, catalytic converters can be sliced off the belly…

Printing Money: Canada’s Hundred Dollar Bill Problem

Does the Canadian $100 bill melt? During November 2011, Canada started circulating state-of-the-art polymer $100 bills. Very tough to counterfeit and unusually resilient, plastic-based currency is supposed to be far better than the traditional paper (made from linen and cotton) bill.…