The Monkeysphere

“On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.” - Robert Anton Wilson "Despite the campaign rhetoric, the bureaucracies - big business and big government - are here to stay. The centralization effort cannot be checked. but it can be rationally directed towards [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Monkeysphere

Fifty Shades Of Grey…Markets

No no no, I get it really. I understand completely, ladies (et les hommes naturellement - but I address le dames en ce moment s'il vous plaît). The curiosity. The mystery. The excitement and adventure of the unknown, the untried, the unexperienced. Your do not know what will happen, but you must take a chance, [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Entertainment, The Agora, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Fifty Shades Of Grey…Markets

Buckle Your Seatbelt, Dorothy

We should all be thankful that an Italian from the Lake Como region with the cool name of Alessandro Volta invented the battery, because if it was a German we'd be asking our electrician to install a 220 Stromspannug circuit for the washing machine. The battery was an amazing discovery, so humanity obviously decided there [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, The Agora, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Buckle Your Seatbelt, Dorothy

Wrong Side Up

I know that lately it has been shrinking - if you don't believe me just have a short conversation with a stranger about, well, any topic really, or maybe just chat about overpopulation, global warming, and veganism and see how that goes - but many thousands of years ago when our brains were actually EXPANDING, [...]

By | February 4th, 2018|Food and Drink, Kid Friendly, The Agora, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Wrong Side Up

Magnify!

"Space...is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind bogglingly big it is." - An Important Book Some of you probably know that we live on a rock inside a place that we call (because we don't know its real name) Space. A Big Rock to us, but not at all the [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Aerospace, Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Magnify!

A Palantir Of Your Very Own

I remember when I needed to ask permission from my parents to make a local telephone call. And a long distance call? Fagettaboutit! When I needed to look up some information for a class or a hobby project? Head down to the library and go through the card catalog (and by that I mean a [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Science & Technology, The Agora, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on A Palantir Of Your Very Own

La Nomo Por Mono

It always happens around the holidays - my sweet tooth is going to be the death of me yet. A few weeks ago I get this terrible craving for Gummy Bears. So I Signal mi compadre, and he said he had some really yummilicious stuff just in from Deutschland, so I grabbed a couple hundred [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on La Nomo Por Mono