Category Archives: General

Commercial space flight: Opening the door to the final frontier?

Eight years before the lunar landing the first manned spacecraft left Earth’s atmosphere making history and Yuri Gagarin famous (a crater on the moon is named after him). His flight lasted just under two hours – enough time to orbit the … Continue reading

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1923 time traveller: fun while it lasted.

Is the person walking through the shot in the Charlie Chaplain film a time traveller speaking on a cellphone or is she simply testing her new Siemens Hearing aid? Unfortunately it is likely the latter; but it is fun to … Continue reading

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Freedom of ignorance. Attack on Yellowknife Muslims by CBC commenters is disgusting.

I have been debating whether to write this post, but I am so appalled by the crap people choose to spout in the name of their right to free speech I have to vent. It has been a week since … Continue reading

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