“I feel like I spend my entire life waiting for this train.” I tapped the words into my phone as I stood in the cold tonight after work waiting for a train that is only ever reliable in being seriously late except, of course, on the days when I tempt the schedule and show up a little less than seriously late only to discover that it’s pulling away a little earlier than usual. 1,690 more words
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Out-of-this-world ping-pong: Portland State student designed paddles that got some play on space station (Q&A, video, photo)
It wasn’t your typical game of ping-pong.
The paddles were hydrophobic, the ball was a sphere of water, and the player was an astronaut orbiting Earth aboard the… 1,750 more words