DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) recently issued an RFI to support a project to last at least 100 years concerning building a spacecraft able to reach a nearby star. Naturally, this sparked my imagination to wonder what it would … Continue reading
A lot has been written recently about the invasive searches being conducted by the TSA on presumably innocent travelers wanting to board a commercial airplane. Much of what has been said has focused a lot on what was being done without much talk about how else we could tackle the security issue. Continue reading
Other than my general disdain for travelling, it’s the invasive and fee-happy airlines who are a big reason why I don’t travel. Steph in the City: If the Airline Loses Your Baggage, It Should Refund the Fee.
What’s sad is that this isn’t even new. For years the call has gone out to do what Israel does…but so far it can’t get beyond the US’s jingoistic bureaucracy. What Israel can teach us about security – thestar.com.
Pressure Mounts To Resolve ID Law – Albuquerque News Story – KOAT Albuquerque. I’m still amazed at the idea of needing a passport to fly WITHIN your country’s borders.
When I sit back and look around our world at all of the mundane stuff we take for granted, I can’t help but be amazed. So many things were only in the wild imaginations of science fiction writers—not centuries ago, but within my own lifetime. What a wonder it all is. Continue reading
Analysis and opinions of the season 2 episode “Self Made Man” from Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Continue reading
Should Americans-specifically American children-become bilingual, and if so, then what language(s) additional to English should they learn? Does it add value to their lives in any practical way? Continue reading