Roller Coaster of a Month on the Scale

Sorry, no pictures or graphics. When I don't feel like I am making significant progress or I'm not happy with myself, I tend not to take selfies or screengrabs of the Nike Run Club app. I'm not inclined to make PicStitch collages. That doesn't mean the past few weeks have been a wash. It just …

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Star Trek’s Predictions and Prophecies

Chief Engineer "Scotty" uses a handheld communicator, the precursor to the modern cell phone. Good science fiction is both prophetic and cautionary and Star Trek: The Original Series was both. When it comes to technology, the show and its creator, Gene Roddenberry, were particularly prescient as well as influential. A quick Google search came back …

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Star Trek’s Cavalier Relationship with Death

View Posts Alien Rojan (left) holds two freeze-dried Enterprise crewmembers in By Any Other Name. During my exploration of Star Trek: The Original Series, I have tried to pay attention to the details, big and small. It has become a running joke over the years that anyone wearing a red uniform, who wasn't part of …

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