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In their presentation, the researchers jokingly compared the planet to Hoth – the icy planet made famous in one of the “Star Wars” movies, when Luke Skywalker’s steed (a fictional lizard species called a Tauntaun) dies and he must stay warm by burrowing into its intestines. Yay, science. And only six light years away! Which, […]
Residents across the island are complaining about the state of city sidewalks. They say they are dangerous and that the city is taking too long to clean them. OK, the original article doesn’t say residents are whingeing. But they are. Wow. And here I thought this was an American thing. As for me, I dealt with […]
I blog a lot about space — asteroids, planets, the cosmos in general — but I also write about my ancestors. In fact, I think everyone should find out more about their past. There are plenty of reasons why you should find out more of your family history. One thing, though: the 23 and me […]
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I go back to work tomorrow on April 1st. My year-long paternity leave is over. No April Fools.
This past weekend, my wife and I stopped by at a nearby “home showcase.” Basically, the idea is that a number of construction companies build a model house in the same area, and then you can visit all the big … Continue reading
A few weeks ago (before all the hospital melodrama), I took my daughter to a nearby supermarket…which had a “baby care room” on the second floor, next to the roof parking lot. We had been invited by a Japanese couple … Continue reading
There’s a page in the classic Seuss book Hop on Pop that reads: Sad Dad Bad Had Dad is sad. Very, very sad, He had a bad day. What a day Dad had. Even Dads get the “baby blues.” But … Continue reading