In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite, Sputnik. Over the next 20 years, the Space Race saw the USSR and the USA compete in a series of space spectaculars as each tried to ...
By John Young
A tried-and-true advertising concept is a technique called myth analysis. In it, the marketer establishes a narrative that has nothing to do with the product, ...
Skylab was launched 42 years ago. How should we consider its legacy?
Skylab launch on May 14, 1973.
Playing bass, singing contralto....
I believe that I have just rounded the mid-May twentieth anniversary of InterStellar OverDrive , my comic book and the most favorite of my pet projects, being ...
The cost curve for individually-purchased health insurance has been bending. One Obamacare provision that contributes to that bending has received no public credit that I have seen:
The herding of ...
Among the complaints I have read among the various bloviations on the right is that the young people growing up today will have no knowledge of the America of our youth.
I turn 69 two weeks from ...
During his reign, the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II built an extraordinary number of monuments in his capitol city, Pi-Ramesse. In later centuries, Pi-Ramesse was abandoned and forgotten, lost in the ...
Tom Hanks' movie about the incredible success story that was the recovery of the Apollo 13 crew, was great. It's one of those movies that I hate to see when I'm flipping, because I'll compulsively ...
A diary was published last week which cited Romans 1:26-27, and I posted a link to this diary that I did a little over a year ago. So, I decided that it might be a good idea to republish it at ...
It is kind of funny. I over think every single thing. If you give me a year to worry about something, I will worry about it for the entire year. I weigh things back and forth and until I can come to ...