Great Quotes about Flying

From StrangeCosmos… “Weather forecasts are horoscopes with numbers.” “Progress in airline flying: now a flight attendant can get a pilot pregnant.” “Airspeed, altitude and brains. Two are always needed to successfully complete the flight.” “Flashlights are tubular metal containers kept

The Making of Star Wars

For those of you interested in the making of the original Star Wars feature movie… [youtube][/youtube] As a fan of science fiction back in the 1970s (Star Trek, Lost in Space, and the other low-brow stuff on TV), I recall

Stereotyping is Human Nature

There are many citizens (particularly politicians) that believe you can legislate improvements in human nature… People seem to forget that traits such as jealousy and corruption are very strong base human instincts.  In a similar manner, stereotyping is a normal ‘defensive’

No Such Thing as An Energy Crisis

Everyone has been watching the Solyndra scandal and sharing their opinions about the best investment in the future of energy… I always tell people that there’s no such thing as an “energy crisis”. There is nearly an infinite amount of