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Things to Come: COVID-19

This is what is going to happen with COVID-19 going forward. CDC surveillance of COVID-19 The economic cost of staying in the shutdown is too painful to continue. The big argument is over when to open up, not if. The... Continue Reading →

Me and the Lockheed Skunkworks

https://youtu.be/pL3Yzjk5R4M Long ago in a world dominated by the Cold War and nuclear weapons, I was a junior engineer at the Lockheed Skunkworks in Burbank. (There's a shopping center and parking for Burbank Airport at the location today. It was... Continue Reading →

Meet Charlotte and her web

Reposting this from 2 years ago. This is Charlotte - Charlie for short. She is a female daddy longlegs spider, aka cellar spider, family Pholcidae. I've been watching her since she was a tiny spiderling who happened to show up... Continue Reading →

The Glory of WordPress Statistics

  I find the analysis of blogging statistics to be entertaining. Especially when they are counterintuitive. This is the record of the top number of views over the last week and the most common search terms. This tells me a... Continue Reading →

Masculine: Biology and the Trope – Owls Blog Tour

This post explores Masculine: Biology and the Masculine Trope in Anime, my Otaku Warriors for Liberty and Self Respect subject for today. (And it just happens to be my birthday today.) We are a group of otaku bloggers who promotes... Continue Reading →

Photo pick of the day

Who can tell me what this is a photo of? (Click for full size.)  

The Space Shuttle

In 1969 NASA came up with a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft that was to be our jumping-off point for future exploration of the solar system. It included an orbiter that would use ultralightweight components that could be... Continue Reading →

More stuff from 23 and Me.

Found another bio-cousin. He says his bio-parent was named Marvin. Maybe Marvin and Melvin Nichols are brothers? "Enquiring" minds want to know! I have no information about any of my father's siblings. The 23 and Me site has all kinds... Continue Reading →

The many versions of “You”.

There is a cosmological theory called the "many-worlds interpretation". It postulates that everything that can happen, does happen. Every time alternate futures are possible, all possible futures happen and another universe exists following each possibility. So everything that can happen,... Continue Reading →

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