Send in the Clones

Everyone should have a clone, and everyone would, if they weren’t so complicated. Their uses are abundant. With a clone of you in your closet or in the freezer, you can have a ready source of spare body parts, and a ready spare should a piano fall on your head.  But clones are difficult to make, hard to upkeep, and …

The Ides of Watch

Julius Caesar should have known his time was about up, as a seer warned him, but he didn’t listen, and perhaps he didn’t rightfully care. Back in Caesar’s time, it was hard to tell time, and harder even to tell when it was time. Not heeding warnings, you could end up your day in the company of a bunch of …

The 5g Network and a Dinosaur’s Brain

A rather charming myth that explained why dinosaurs had the brains of walnuts was that because of all that distance from head to toe, a brain could not literally communicate quickly, so a second brain evolved in the dino’s keister to expedite behavior. So, what was the point of the tiny brain evolving if what we had here was a …