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Nikolas “Frost” Manak
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It's 66 degrees in Houston at the end of April. Amazing.

And here's a photo of why. It was 88 before this thing arrived.
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These would be perfect for James Bond to use in a Moonraker reboot.
 
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have a cocktail glass concept to look forward to.
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have a cocktail glass concept to look forward to. The Zero Gravity Cocktail Project is aiming to create an open-top glass that can be used in microgravity, using an innovative "groove system" that would ke
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Watched Star Trek reruns all the time as a kid in the late 80s and early 90s and it was my favorite show. My mom and dad would take me to the movies as they released and it was always the greatest thing ever.

Leonard, through his character Spock, taught me that no matter how dire the situation, there's always a calm, logical way to approach it. Made an impact on me as a child and stayed with me as I grew up.
 
“I have been, and always shall be, your friend.” ~Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

#RIPLeonardNimoy   #StarTrek  
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Your selfie: teehee, I'm snapping a photo having drinks in bar like 800 million other people.

Your selfie < Butch's selfie.
 
International Space Station Commander Butch Wilmore took a photo of himself Saturday (Feb. 21) that captured a gloriously blue, cloud-studded ocean in the background. Fellow spacewalker Terry Virts is reflected in Wilmore's visor.
International Space Station Commander Butch Wilmore took a photo of himself Saturday (Feb. 21) that captured a gloriously blue, cloud-studded ocean in the background. Fellow spacewalker Terry Virts is reflected in Wilmore's visor.
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Okay, the space station crew just won the internet.

When I see stuff like this, it makes me think of what a +NASA PR campaign run by +Doug Stryker would probably be like. Hint hint.
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Cool!
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In honor of my previous BTTF post.
 
The Internet is having a New Year's ball recalling the technology in the 1989 film "Back to the Future: Part II," set on Oct. 21, 2015.
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Absolutely love this short piece by composer Pedro Camacho. Goosebumps.
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Pedro is something else indeed! I'm glad you enjoyed the song so much, Nikolas!  :D
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James T. Kirk: I've always known I'll die alone.
 
That awful moment when reality catches up with Star Trek TOS.

#RIPLeonardNimoy #LLAP #leonardnimoy #spock
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Hope that temperature is a glitch... otherwise I'm afraid to open my door.
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Stay inside, man. It's hell out there!
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So BEAUTIFUL!
 

FordGT with the classic Gulf paint. 

#Ford  
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It seems the grandfather paradox has been resolved... paradoxically through it not having been a paradox in the first place.

On the less esoteric end of things, it seems the implications could possibly kill quantum cryptography in its infancy, which means no unbreakable encryption. It also may allow for violating the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which would have enormous implications in physics if true.

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Instead of a human being traversing a CTC to kill her ancestor, imagine that a fundamental particle goes back in time to flip a switch on the particle-generating machine that created it. If the particle flips the switch, the machine emits a particle—the particle—back into the CTC; if the switch isn't flipped, the machine emits nothing. In this scenario there is no a priori deterministic certainty to the particle's emission, only a distribution of probabilities. Deutsch's insight was to postulate self-consistency in the quantum realm, to insist that any particle entering one end of a CTC must emerge at the other end with identical properties. Therefore, a particle emitted by the machine with a probability of one half would enter the CTC and come out the other end to flip the switch with a probability of one half, imbuing itself at birth with a probability of one half of going back to flip the switch. If the particle were a person, she would be born with a one-half probability of killing her grandfather, giving her grandfather a one-half probability of escaping death at her hands—good enough in probabilistic terms to close the causative loop and escape the paradox. Strange though it may be, this solution is in keeping with the known laws of quantum mechanics.
What would happen to you if you went back in time and killed your grandfather? A model using photons reveals that quantum mechanics can solve the quandary—and even foil quantum cryptography
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you should watch 'predestination' with ethan hawke. 
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  • Union Aerospace Corporation
    2005 - present
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QUI AUDET ADIPISCITUR – Who dares, wins.
Introduction
I like writing, aviation, space, science, history, paleontology, and gaming. Sometimes I fix computers and also build them. Other times I like to drive cars fast around a track, or shoot holes in targets on a range, or explore nature, or read a good book on the sofa. I'm usually happiest when I'm learning something, and thus am a voracious consumer of information. My inner engineer loves to find out how things work, and I've torn down and rebuilt many things just to see what makes them tick.

I am an INTJ according to Myers-Briggs.

I don't post specific details of myself for the general internet to see. The job and training are an in-joke for friends. If you want to know more about who I am and what I do than I've already made available, you'll need to be old-fashioned and get to know me, or just ask.
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Met a few of the only humans in history to have ever walked on another world.
Education
  • Hammond PCC
    Pilot Certification
  • Rockfort Island Training Center
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