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For God’s sake, sit down and lower your voice!: the death of moderate opinion.

It’s Friday evening and I’ve got another philosophical post for you. Yesterday I was browsing some of the political news sites I frequent–of which there are many–and came across this … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

“If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, Who ya gonna call ?” Harold Ramis !

Originally posted on If it happened yesterday, it's History:
(Harold Ramis, on the far left, in Ghostbusters (1984). Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day are…

February 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Surnamegate: the hidden discrimination of Air Canada’s voucher transfer policy.

This New Year’s week, a controversy has been (forgive the expression) twittering about on social media involving Air Canada. Two days ago Calgary author Chris Turner, author of the book The … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Our airline system is fundamentally and fatally broken.

This morning, the day before Thanksgiving, I awoke to news reports of storms on the East Coast causing havoc on the heaviest air travel day of the year. The usual … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

The end of the road for the McStay Family: a sad discovery answers some questions and raises others.

Last night media outlets began reporting that skeletal remains had been found in the desert near Victorville, California that authorities believed might be the missing McStay family, about whom I … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 13 Comments

Earth: Foss Lake, Oklahoma, where an important discovery was made this week.

This is Foss Reservoir, located near the town of Butler, Oklahoma. It was in this lake, on Tuesday of this week, that authorities made a surprise discovery that looks as … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The (permanently?) lost masterpiece of Vermeer: why haven’t we found it yet?

The beautiful picture above, one of the most famous examples of Dutch “Old Masters” paintings of all time, is called “The Concert.” It was painted in 1664 by Johannes Vermeer … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Incredible new aerial images of volcano Popocatépetl erupting, recorded today! [video]

The Mexican volcano Popocatépetl has been quite active lately. Not long ago I posted some video taken on June 18 of a recent eruption caught on webcam. Today we have very … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Look at what’s happening in Brazil…right now! [video]

This is a video, evidently taken with a cell phone camera, showing the violent crackdown of police in Brazil against demonstrators this week. I’m not sure exactly what city this … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sexism and gender issues in SF/fantasy/horror, and what I plan to do about it.

This is going to be a long post. Bear with me. In case you haven’t been paying attention, the world of science fiction/fantasy writing was rocked this week by a … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 9 Comments
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