Star Trek: Discovery First Episode, ‘Brother’

Who needs movies when Disco with its special effects and script are going to be this good! Glad to see more of the bridge crew and development of Saru and Tilly. After the seriousness of the 1st season, it’s good to see some lightheartedness (“cry like a baby tribble in a kill zone” 🤣 ). Anson MountContinue reading “Star Trek: Discovery First Episode, ‘Brother’”

Not On Pomp and Circumstance But of the Rights of the People: The True Meaning of the 4th of July

“When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to theContinue reading “Not On Pomp and Circumstance But of the Rights of the People: The True Meaning of the 4th of July”

Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs

Research published from The University of Queensland indicates that natural selection plays a greater role than genetic drift in SNPs dealing with height, waist-to-hip ratio, BMI, and schizophrenia among European, African, and Asian populations (Does evolution make us or are we just drifting that way?). Led by Professor Jian Yang from UQ’s Institute for MolecularContinue reading “Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs”

Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.

This morning I got a Twitter notification from All Revolutions (@RevolutionsCen) about an article from The Atlantic by Ed Young (@edyong209 ) where, as he tells it in I Spent Two Years Trying to Fix the Gender Imbalance in My Stories , “I knew that I care about equality, so I deluded myself into thinking that I wasn’tContinue reading “Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.”

Streaming Review: ‘Babylon Berlin’

The wonderful thing about Netflix is that every once in a while they present a gem of a series you would not have known about if they hadn’t carried it. ‘Babylon Berlin’ is one such jewel. It will draw you in and keep you interested with its engaging characters, intricate plot, and cinematographic style thatContinue reading “Streaming Review: ‘Babylon Berlin’”

‘The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat’ X-Files Season 11, Episode 4 Review

I love the X-Files. I have been a fan of Chris Carter’s show since it first introduced us to Fox Mulder and Dana Scully back in the 90’s. So, when Carter decided to do a limited run I was more than enthusiastic about it. Now we’re into the second season of this limited run andContinue reading “‘The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat’ X-Files Season 11, Episode 4 Review”