I miss the people that I was there with. Now, all those people are back on Earth, but you know spending 24 hours a day, seven days a week with people is something that, you know, with these folks is something I’ll never do with them again, so I miss them, I miss the work. The work is technically demanding; it’s risky and even though I do some stuff that challenges me now, it doesn’t challenge me in the same way. They don’t even need hidden cameras. Just a distress radio and maybe a Walther PPK pistol. Maybe one of those MI6 spy pens too.Read More →

That old Doors song often comes to mind when I out there on the road. This winter has been less gray than some, but still had its share of cold, dark days. The Air Pegasus shoes are doing the job, still cushioning but introducing blisters in some new spots as I work on landing midfoot.. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a pictureRead More →

In this article, we’ll look at some of the laws surrounding marriage, including age requirements and marriage licenses. We’ll also explore some of the many legal benefits to being married. Finally, we’ll take a look at other forms of marriage, such as polygamy, civil unions and domestic partnerships, and find out where they fit in American law and society.. The situation remains delicate at West Ham for their new manager, especially with the chairman David Sullivan’s admissions this week of regrets over the stadium move and the signing last January of Robert Snodgrass and Jose Fonte. The latter was in the Sky Sports studio forRead More →

Hollywood does that incredible rare thing and portrays people of faith in a positive light, it’s such a rare thing, we have to be grateful, he said and not push to have the film removed from stores. Created for ourselves a kind of ghetto, and are willing to preserve it even at the cost of quality. This kind of complex dance that we do as people of faith in this world and sometimes it means accepting something that’s not perfect, Metaxas said, “I think the reason this rankles, not just for me but for so many people, it reminds them of Pharisaical thinking, it legalistic.Read More →

Caruso comments were notdissimilar from Nike which ended a decades long relationship with the fighter on Feb. 17 when his anti gay rhetoric went viral. “We find Manny Pacquiao’s comment abhorrent. One of my friends mother had some borderline obsessive rules. No walking on the carpets. You must remain on the strips of clear plastic carpet protectors instead, which were arranged to create walkways round the house. In fact its possible to argue that you don’t really NEED a case for your nano at all. The iPod is pretty robust, it has a solid state drive and the odd scratch won’t stop it working justRead More →

In Latin America, the highest courts have increasingly been ruling in favor of gay rights, and that includes the right to marry. Now, some countries are moving to allow adoption by people who are gay. It is a hot button issue that has drawn fierce opposition. I could at first but barely after a couple more days running like that I was flying. After the end of the summer I was told that I was running at a varsity level and could possibly contended at making my state meet. Sadly about a week after that I was in the hospital for two weeks due toRead More →

We take good care of ourselves, our environment, and our resources. We are good stewards. We spend appropriate amounts of time in productive work and in improving our production capability by sharpening the saw. What The Body Needs To Build MuscleOur bodies have basic needs and if these basic needs are not met our bodies will either become malnourished or deprived. When this happens our body cannot grow because it needs more nutrients to grow. When our body does not get enough food or nutrients, it looks to metabolize our muscles for nutrients and this means our body is in a catabolic state. “Frenzy everyRead More →

Due to the continuing high but likely declining birth rates, populations in black Africa and Arab countries are expected to rise to 2.2 billion and 620 million respectively by 2050. Accordingly, assuming again the percentages mentioned would not change, 830 and 143 million people respectively are expected to consider emigration in 2050, adding up to a total of 970 million people. It should be noted however that this is a static analysis which while pointing to an extremely high demographic threat to Europe and the urgent need for action on the part of Europe cannot predict the future dynamics of possible mass migration and massRead More →

Creating a logo is always a process though different designers have their own methods. Many designers will begin by sketching thumbnails or playing with shapes on the computer screen, until something “clicks” and they follow that path to see where it leads. One way to start is to select a shape which represents the concept of the company, and begin playing with it. It’s evidently clear, wearing a badge in those days was mostly a thankless, dangerous job and one often hindered by the press. Marshals who died in the line of duty were family men, such as Dan Maples. In 1887 he was sentRead More →

There’s something to be said for the creativity found in humans’ ability to be cruel. From crucifixion and the head smasher to the Iron Maiden and coffin torture, humans have figured out, um, interesting ways to get people to talk. Though torture was widespread and not limited to any one country in the 20th century, the mass casualties from both world wars, harrowing tales from Nazi concentration camps and widespread torture by communist regimes during the Cold War caused a shift in how torture was viewed. A specific example of this is the spiked shoe developed for track running. Many of these shoes are madeRead More →