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Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2014

So, how is your celebration of the martyrdom of St. Valentine going?  Ha! Perhaps, like the rest of us you took a more secular angle?  Right. Anyway, there’s nothing like a Hallmark holiday designed to guilt and pressure us into paying a bit more attention to our significant other.  Regardless, we love it!  And why [...]

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Really Close Asteroid Flyby Tomorrow

February 14, 2013

Tomorrow at around 2:25pm asteroid DA-2012 will pass only 17,200 miles from our planet.  That’s nearly 5,000 miles closer than many GPS satellites!  In fact, it’s the closest flyby ever recorded by NASA.  While scary, at the same time it’s cool that NASA can track a 150-foot rock flying so close to us. Though it [...]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2010

The ultimate Hallmark Holiday comes again this year with promises of lavish gifts and romance for young couples and (almost) guaranteed “special occasion sex” for married ones!  I’m someone who likes these cultural holidays — I still love getting an Irish-buzz for St. Patrick’s Day and dressing up for Halloween parties, along with all the [...]

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