An Inside Tour of the International Space Station

A believer that Earth is flat once asked, "Why don't the astronauts ever pan around with their camera so we can see the Earth is round?" Just watch this video. There's no question the earth is spherical and there's no question this lady is weightless, or technically what we call microgravity, but just keep with weightless... Continue Reading →

Researchers are not human

I just read this on CNN's website: "Given its complex chemistry, it's safe to say that Titan isn't hospitable to humans. But it is attractive to researchers. " Apparently researchers aren't human. Titan is a moon of Saturn and the only moon in our solar system with a thick atmosphere. It is larger than the... Continue Reading →

Boonton Boyds

Three boys, no girls. Seems to be the pattern of the Boonton Boyds in New Jersey. Lots of boys, hardly any girls. Same with my cousins. I am the youngest of the generation of Boonton Boyds and the youngest child of Frank and Ruth Boyd. The relatives that I hung out with were kids of... Continue Reading →

Bread ties

Everybody in the known universe knows. I don't care whether you're from a metric, Imperial or U.S. country. Right means tight. You screw something in with a clockwise turn, you unscrew something with an anticlockwise screw. So why are bread ties different? Some of them you have to turn this way, some of them that... Continue Reading →

How close are we from attaining immortality via technological and medical advancement?

We are no closer to attaining immortality of the body at all. We can cure and/or treat certain diseases and conditions of the body which undoubtedly extends our lives past the malady. However, certain things cannot be overcome. Most deaths are not caused by old age but by other means, however, when all else fails... Continue Reading →

2017 Orionid Meteor Shower

In 2017, the Orionid meteor shower will be visible from October 2 to November 7. The shower is expected to peak on the night of October 20 and early morning of October 21. Halley's comet causes the Orionids. NASA/ESA/Max-Planck-Institute for Solar System Research   When Can I See the Orionids? Orionids tend to be active... Continue Reading →

My social life is completely screwed up, I don’t know how to bond with people.

The glue of bonding with people is being a good listener. If you listen to people and ask questions about themselves but say little about yourself, everyone will say what a great conversationalist you are and how wonderful you are. This simple and wonderful secret was first shared in a book called How to Make... Continue Reading →

Rude crude dude

At high altitude I sued the rude crude dude with the messed up attitude for being lewd and stealing food from the multitude. He even did it in the nude! The magnitude! He was in the mood to be booed, that lewd rude crude dude with a messed up attitude that I sued. We even... Continue Reading →

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