Category Archives: Random

The History of the Top Chess Players Over Time

Watch this beautiful visualization and remember that there is nothing more constant than change.

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The Roman Holiday

Recently, I posted this short story about a train in Japan leaving its station 20 seconds earlier and all of the embarrassment that transpired. Since then, I have spent 10 days in Italy and can report a very different treatment of time in … Continue reading

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The Japanese Tragedy

On November 14, 2017, a terrible event (by Japanese standards) took place on a railroad: a train left Minami-Nagareyama station 20 seconds ahead of schedule! When the company noticed, it began to panic and issued an apology to the offended … Continue reading

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Altered Carbon and the Troubled Future

The new Netflix TV Series Altered Carbon will attract lots of Science Fiction fans, including me.  My first impression, after watching six episodes, is, generally, positive.  I still prefer Stranger Things by a wide margin (and look forward to its … Continue reading

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When Risky Landing is The Only Option

Hope these pilots knew what they were doing…  Taking risks like these is not recommended unless there are no other options left.

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Happy New Year!

Wising You Happy Holidays And New Year Filled With Prosperity & Success!

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Why Wings Don’t Fall Off Planes

This quick post is a reminder for those of us who get nervous during flight turbulence, and when we look out of the plane window at the wing bending up and down: it is designed to tolerate this level of … Continue reading

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