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Cosmonauts on the moon

Americans weren’t the only ones with dreams of going to the moon. In 1970, two years after NASA achieved that goal (no, I don’t think Stanley Kubrick directed it all from a film set), … 19 more words

Science And Technology

When television was new

From JF Ptak Science Books:

This cover (above) from Popular Science (February 1949) speaks to those early television times to me, the screen hosted in multiple layers of framing that gives it an appearance of a piece of art, which it was.

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Science And Technology

Kia could be working on turbocharged Soul hatchback

Kia certainly loves dancing hamsters and the Korean automaker’s latest Soul ad is intriguing, but it has nothing to do with partying humanoid rodents.

In the final few seconds, the ad closes with an overview of the Soul family. 203 more words

Cars And Car Design

Maria Sharapova may play competitive tennis again -- very soon

Maria Sharapova is not riding off into the sunset just yet. Only about a week after Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpishchev, who’s also an International Olympic Committee member, … 275 more words

Health And Fitness

A DAO to Save Whales?

If “The Blockchain” is the flavor of the month this year, then Distributed Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) are not far behind. If the use cases for a blockchain are mostly imaginary, then DAOs are basically still science fiction. 249 more words

Science And Technology

For the Defence of the Realm

For the Defence of the Realm

Viewed with much ambivalence
By politicians and public alike
These metal-crated behemoths
The subject of much controversy
Oft dividing nations and their citizens… 195 more words

Philosophy, Politics And Religion