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A shocking revelation from the Necronomicon

Granted, every revelation from the Neronomicon is shocking, if not downright mind-shattering, as I can attest (*laughs manically*). However, I think this one is in a class of its own. Before I go into detail, a word of caution: The findings still need confirmation (which may require several expeditions to …

We succeed. This is what NASA does. – Perseverance is on Mars

Yesterday, at about 22:10 CET Perseverance, the biggest and most complex rover ever send to Mars successfully touched down on Mars. Another historic success. It is not only the rover that landed, there is also a solar-powered helicopter included! If you missed the life stream, here it is for your …

Marco Inaros – The best villain The Expanse ever had

The Expanse Season 5 has come to a spectacular end and I want to take the time to celebrate the absolutely outstanding villain Marco Inaros. Daniel from Spacedock (check out the channel) explains it all: I can only concur. Marco Inaros is one handsome devil (come on, he is really …

LoveHeartSun

Project Stoicism: For someone I love

One of the virtues of stoicism is justice and the stoics of old were renowned for speaking truth to power.While I do not really speak truth to power here, these words are adressed to someone I love and who, by the rules of our culture, is above me in status. …

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Project Stoicism: Temperance in Action

Well, two weeks into my (hopefully) Year of Minimalism™ and temperance is in action. I was actually not aware how often you just give in to unnecessary purchases every time you go shopping. It is the little things, the extra bar of chocolate, the premium yogurt etc. But then also …

Razer Project Hazel

Razer, one of the preeminent brands for gamers on the planet just took it up a notch by revealing a concept for a very advanced, stylish, and very cyberpunk protective mask.Project Hazel will feature advanced filters, air conditioning and voice amplification among other features. And the concept is simply visually …

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First Class Loser – Dedicated to #45

45 Orange is a losing loser who lost. He is a disgrace to the office he defiled. He’s a bully, an autocrat, an anti-democrat and a sociopathic narcissist. But most of all, he is a loser. Thus, I dedicate this song to him: Come on everybody, sing along: Have you …

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My plan for minimalism in 2021

A few weeks back I had a most interesting video-chat with an internet friend of mine, a lady I met in a stoicism discussion group, and she told me about her plans for 2021. One of the things she has planned is making 2021 a year of minimalism. I.e. no …

Rest in the Force Jeremy Bulloch

Jeremy Bulloch, the original Boba Fett has become one with the Force at the age of 75. This is especially sad since the character he helped to make iconic and a fan-favourite has only recently returned to the screen. Rest in the Force, Sir, your memory and legacy live on!

The Expanse: In Memoriam Klaes Ashford

With season 5 of The Expanse coming up, I want to take the time and dedicate this short article to the memory of “The Ghost Knife of Calisto “, Klaes Ashford. He was my favourite supporting character of the show and I liked the rocky relationship he had with Camina …