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Mackem Express

Grand Central Trains 13:48 departure from King’s Cross to Sunderland accelerates past Alexandra Palace under a sky full of rain. The train is made up of 6 mk3 coaches and powered by Class 43 (HST) locomotives with 43423 leading and 43467 bringing up the rear. 112 more words


A Match On the Moon: Hubble's Mind-Blowing Sensitivity

A while ago in an astrophysics class we were discussing the absolute and apparent magnitude scales for categorizing the brightness of the stars in the night sky. 513 more words


Why Is the Universe 14 Billion Years Old?

If you watch the Big Bang Theory, then you probably have their theme song by Barenaked Ladies memorized. How does it go again?

Our whole universe was in a hot dense state, then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started, wait! 741 more words

CRA Appeals Officers Don't Know Your Business

A while back, I wrote an article about tax auditors not knowing your business.  In today’s post, we will look at the CRA’s appeal department’s knowledge of the restaurant business.  564 more words


Work In Progress - HST Remix

I am so excited that things have finally slowed down enough this summer that I can get back to working on some quilts that don’t have any set deadline! 1,076 more words

Sew And Tell

Video tutorial: 2 quick and easy quilt blocks

With this video tutorial you will learn to make 2 easy blocks in no time: a Whirlwind quilt bock and a Road to Tennessee quilt block. 49 more words


Betelgeuse, are you ready for your closeup?

Well, it’s not really a closeup.  More like a paparazzi telephoto image.  But one heck of a telephoto.  This is the newest image of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star about 640 lightyears away.   208 more words