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Blog archives for October, 2009

Archive for October, 2009

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Prepare to Energize! Punch it Chewy! Warp Factor 9 Ensign Crusher! Whatever your declarative for interplanetary travel, warm it up, as Mars missions are looking more likely.  One of the (many) huge problems with missions to Mars is the huge timeframe to get them there, and then back again.  Not only is that a problem [...]

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Badluck, good luck. Interesting mix for a guy stuck in the mud in a river in Alberta, Canada.  He was found by a patrol of firemen looking for a place to have an out of the way practice run later in the year.  They were not looking for him, nor would anyone normally have been [...]

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs are on the way to the worst start in their team’s very checkered history.  This year’s Leafs may be as bad as the Ballard era “Milk ‘em for all you can” Leafs.  Which is actually a good thing as they need to spend a few years rebuilding.  They have [...]