I am heartbroken by the news of the catastrophic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As of this writing (6:23 PM EDT on April 15, 2019) no deaths or injuries have been reported, but the magnificent central spire has been destroyed and much of the interior has been gutted by the blaze—a devastating architectural, … [Read more…]
Today, we stop asking where our promised flying cars are. The way most people drive these days, we should thank FSM we don’t have flying cars. Simultaneous dual booster rocket landings? Much cooler, and definitely more useful for things like, oh, the expansion of humanity into the Solar System and survival of the species. Today, … [Read more…]
Thank you, Edie Windsor. Your courage and spunk paved the way for marriage equality in the United States, and made a huge difference in the lives of more of your fellow American lgbtians than you will ever know. My condolences and very best wishes to Edie’s wife and family.