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It had been rumored for decades that the mask the killer Michael Myers wore in the Halloween films was in fact based on Shatner’s face. Not just his face, but specifically a Captain Kirk death mask created for Star Trek. As it turns out, the anecdote is very true. 😳 Yup. In an interview, Shatner even talked about […]
Actually, when I first read the real article title, I thought it said “space underwear.” Under armour. Private space wear. Seriously, is he getting ready for Space Reality TV or what? hypebeast.com/2019/10/virgin-galactic-under-armour-private-astronauts-spacewear-news
Youtuber smallstars has proposed a concept that he calls the Gravity Link Starship (GLS), a variation of SpaceX’s Starshipthat will be able to provide its own artificial gravity. Hm, I guess we’re at the point where YouTubers have better ideas than NASA… But who pays for this? is the several billion dollar question. Not just the construction of the “hub […]
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Quick update on the book: In the end, I’ve decided to go the indie route to self-publication. An update to the update! (2/16) It looks like I won’t be self-publishing this one after all. A small press that normally published ESL/EFL … Continue reading
When men don’t help raise their own children, when men insist that women raise children and stay at home for life, society as a whole suffers. Continue reading
One of the biggest differences since we moved into a house is the sleeping arrangements. When our oldest daughter was a baby, we were living in an apartment with a traditional Japanese straw mat (tatami) room and no bed. So … Continue reading
Paternity leave just got a big mention in US media this past week, thanks to baseball. New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy took three days leave for the birth of his son in Florida. Radio talk show personality Mike … Continue reading
Just over 5 months ago, my year-long child care leave ended and I went back to work. Since then, I haven’t posted on this blog for a very good reason: I was insanely busy. Of course, not too busy to … Continue reading
I go back to work tomorrow on April 1st. My year-long paternity leave is over. No April Fools.