Agent Palmer

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Dreaming Big with Science Fictions that I would like to see as Science Fact

Cloaking Device from University of Rochester is Groundbreaking and Simple

With the news of researchers at the University of Rochester developing a “three-dimensional, transmitting, continuously multidirectional cloaking” device, it’s time to dream big.

This cloaking device is being related to Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak but, in truth, cloaking or invisibility has been a part of Dungeons & Dragons, science fiction, comics, gaming, and literature well before J.K. Rowling put pen to paper.

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Spoiler Free Review

The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman

A Spoiler Free Book Review of “The Visible Man” by Chuck Klosterman

“The Visible Man” is a wonderful read, it truly is. It’s about a scientist Y__, who reaches out to therapist Victoria Vick, claiming to have cloaking technology that renders him nearly invisible. This allows him to observe what random individuals are like, when they are alone. He has reached out to a therapist to deal with his sensation, not feeling, but his sensation of guilt, because of the technology he commands.

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Neil Armstrong has passed on and I have important question

Neil Armstrong died today at the age of 82

Neil Armstrong died today at the age of 82. He was a legend and a national treasure. The man who took “one giant leap for mankind” is now, once again, among the stars. The twittersphere has blown up with memorial tweets but no one, that I’ve come across anyway, has asked this one question.

Why haven’t we gone back to the moon, since the Apollo program?

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