Astronaut Aptitude Test

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Could you cut it as an astronaut? Last month was the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, which means that I’m about as old as our modern space program. Or, as I like to think of it, I’m a … Continued

Burner Email Addresses

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Because having a disposable email means having privacy. I hate spam. I mean, I really hate spam and spammers with a passion. As a system administrator, which is what I really am no matter what fancy title I may currently … Continued

Hurricane Season Preparations

The Gulf Coast is well into Hurricane Season. Are you prepared? Here in Texas, hurricane season is kind of a big deal. And, with global climate change making tropical storms more frequent and more severe, it’s getting to be a … Continued

When To Buy What

Yes, you can save money by buying at the right time. About a week ago, our dryer died. Or maybe our washing machine died. All we know is, right in the middle of a load, my wife started to smell … Continued

The Coldest War of All

Our nation’s finest tracking holiday spirit. As I usually do at this time of year, I’m reminding you of where to find Santa and, more specifically, how to track his progress. During the Cold War, the North American Aerospace Defense … Continued

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