Last week the Space X rocket Falcon Heavy lifted off from Kennedy Space Center. The launch was the latest in a series of experiments designed to usher in a new era of space flight. The ultimate goal is to privatize space travel, for both commercial and personal use. News reports of the launch focused on … Continue reading Driving to Mars
In case you haven't heard, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl last night. The final score was 41-33 in a game full of surprises and new football records. While many were rooting for the Eagles, the seemed stacked against them. This was only the third Super Bowl appearance … Continue reading All That Matters
Last Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of the premier of The A-Team. This NBC sitcom featured the exploits of of an ex-military group that operated as soldiers of fortune. Each week, they would assist an individual or group in rectifying an injustice or solving a seemingly impossible problem. Episodes always featured a crazy plan, unforeseen … Continue reading In Search of the A-Team
As a sci-fi fan, I particularly enjoy watching classic films and television from the 50’s and 60’s. Movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still and Forbidden Planet or shows like Lost in Space and the original Star Trek often hold more appeal than today's offerings. A lot of people find these gems laughable. … Continue reading Focus On Your Story
I recently came across some survey data from Timex, the watch company, about wait times. According to their research, Americans spend an average of 15 minutes waiting for a table at a restaurant. We spend 32 minutes getting ready for work, and another 21 waiting for our significant other to get ready to go out. … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
At the age of 13, Sean Swarner was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgins Lymphoma, the most advanced form of the disease. He’d twisted his ankle during a baseball game, and now was given just two months to live. Miraculously, he battled back and, 10 months later, went into remission. But at the age of 16, … Continue reading Beating the Odds
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. –T.E. Lawrence I love a … Continue reading The Dreamers of Day