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Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Lately around my house, you’ve heard a lot of talk about the Gorilla, the Manx Missile and the Terminator. No, they are not the latest Marvel superheroes to appear in a summer blockbuster. The biggest bicycle race in the world is occurring, and our family huddles around the TV every evening absorbing the racing drama […]

CAUTION: Selfie Stick In Use

CAUTION: Selfie Stick In Use

One of the more interesting realizations I had a parent is that you have to tell your kids everything. I mean EVERYTHING. Those little minds come home from the store full of mush. If you don’t start shaping their behavior right from the start, you will be astonished by what actions (or inactions) are deemed […]

Kinlyn’s Comet Vacation

Kinlyn’s Comet Vacation

On November 12, 2014, The European Space Agency (ESA) Philae lander touched down on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This event marked the first time that man-made object soft landed on a comet. As is common for such spectacular firsts, everything did not go as planned. The Philae lander took a hard bounce on the initial touch […]