Tag Archives: NASA

Above and beyond

This past September, millions watched as Space Shuttle Endeavour journeyed toward its new home at the California Science Center, where it will settle into retirement at the ripe old age of 21. Once the most high-tech vehicle on the planet,… Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene

Here comes hurricane season. Irene starts us off with a strong one. I just wrote about quakes the other day, so maybe I’m in disaster mode. I hope not—disasters are bad, and I prefer droll posts about mascots and law… Continue reading

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Take a look at this page that lists many of the events of 50 years ago. Consider how many things occurred that we’d consider very dramatic: Peace Corps, treaties, nuclear testing, Civil Rights activism … like, every day. History is… Continue reading

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Atlantic Bankaround

When was the last time you stopped at an ATM? Pretty routine for most of us. So try to imagine a time when an ATM was so foreign, and the technology so new—so revolutionary—that it was like something from out… Continue reading

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