My 2017 Eclipse Trip

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My Total Solar Eclipse Adventure In 1998 (I think), I booked a cruise on a Carnival ship, that was sold as being an “eclipse cruise”. It was my first solar eclipse, and I was eager to spend some time with fellow astronomy buffs and eclipse chasers, and enjoy my recent freedom. I was recently out of […]

I like people stories, especially people who I find such interesting lives, compared to mine. I loved watching Jermichael Finley play. He was one of the best Packers Tight Ends I’ve seen. When he wasn’t resigned by the Packers after his spinal injury, I wasn’t happy because he made the team so much better, and […]

I’m glad this is finally getting some scientific attention. Use DNA as an excuse if you must, but shoe lace knots have their own importance. My round, thin, red shoelaces become untied almost before I finish standing up from tying them. http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2017/0412/What-makes-a-knot-strong-Scientists-have-figured-out-how-your-shoelaces-untie-themselves https://www.ted.com/talks/terry_moore_how_to_tie_your_shoes

I like languages. I find learning them hard, but how languages spread, evolve, and are related, tells the history of human expansion, war, and cultural integration. Check out this YouTube channel for discussions on how languages are studied, correlated, etc. There is a lot of material about languages at this website.