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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch, and more

Watch these and tell me it doesn’t make you want to be an engineer! SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch (with cheering) … And successful landing of the 2 Booster Rockets. This is really the most important part – the ability to reuse the Rockets. How NOT to land an Orbital Rocket Booster (with classic blooper music) Engineering mistakes are awesome, you...

Apple Investors Warn iPhones and Other Technology May Be Hurting Children

Apple Investors Warn iPhones and Other Technology May Be Hurting Children https://nyti.ms/2FfgrCt “The solution, they argued, is not to banish such devices from children’s hands, but to help parents help them understand how to use technology with care. To achieve that goal, they said, Apple should form a committee of experts, fund research, improve parental controls in its products, educate...

Fangirling Reylo, and more

https://www.slashgear.com/in-star-wars-the-last-jedi-subtext-reigns-supreme-27512829/ “Snoke only serves to show us what happens to those who don’t respect the power that Kylo Ren holds; who brush him off as a kid dealing with a bout of idol worship. Luke said it himself when he told Rey that Kylo Ren’s power didn’t scare him enough – Snoke didn’t respect the power within Kylo Ren, instead...

Lunch in Raincouver (Banana Leaf)

We were looking forward to some great Chinese dining in Vancouver, and thanks to a Trip advisor article, found a winner. We were already on Main Street checking out Pulp Fiction used book store when we realized Banana Leaf was just down Broadway.  We took the 99 bus down (since it was still about 35degF and raining) and easily got...

Expanding the Blog

I can’t remember the reasons anymore why I thought I needed more than one blog. We can all handle it if I use tags, right? If you want to see just food posts, you can do that. OK then.

Kylo Ren is hot

“Does Rey know that she’s telepathically communicating with a man that is either so evil that he’s pretending to be not as evil to fuck with her? Yeah, I think so. Is she maybe into it a little bit because she loves moody assholes who are so damaged that part of you thinks you might be able to fix then?...

Mirin (Escondido, CA)

If there was ever a local restaurant that deserves an episode of Diners, Driveins, and Dives it’s this one. Spicy tuna tacos on a crunchy wonton tostada. Lots of tuna – this could be an entree. Spicy and flavorful. Beef tacos. Marinated thin sliced beef, lettuce, guacamole, corn tortillas. Delicious.  Kudos to the chef, it’s easy to bite thru the...

Cold snap

U.S., Canada endure record cold Christmas to New Years period http://mashable.com/2017/12/28/arctic-blast-record-cold-us-canada-frigid-new-year/#bDNcLRvQdPqD “In fact, North America is currently experiencing the most unusually cold air of any region on Earth right now.” Time to go to Canada!