Writing In Freefall?



The Legend

NASA invested millions of dollars developing a ball-point pen that would work in micro-gravity. The ink flows only if there is sufficient gravity pulling it towards the tip. To test this, try writing on your ceiling and see how many pages of “War and Peace” you manage. The Russians solved this by issuing cheap, plain old pencils. High-tech tax-money-waste and over-engineering versus budget practicality.

Great story. Not true. Continue reading

136 days – how was it for you?

Here we are, day 136 of 2013 (that’s 37% of the year gone). And how is everyone getting along?

So far, it’s been a good year for me, creatively… Continue reading