Writing in space.

In the early space flight before computers, this was a real conundrum. An urban legend exists that NASA spent millions of dollars developing a pen that could write in zero gravity. (Ballpoint pens are gravity fed and don’t work in space.) While Cosmonauts used pencils. It’s a cute story that teaches us not to overcomplicate […]

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Why you might be in prison.

I recently spent some time in prison. Sadly, I found many of my friends there. Suppose it supports the adage “Mind the company you keep.” We all wear the same orange jumpsuit. It is what the system requires. It destroys our individuality and treats us all the same based on one shared trait, our propensity […]

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