Summer vacation driving gives you a lot of time for thinking and snacking

Summer vacations are a great way to spend time with family and build special memories 🙂

The vacations, though, also include a lot of time driving or sitting in a car while your mind wanders and you try to pass the time. Here are a few things that run through your head on a family summer trip. Continue reading “Summer vacation driving gives you a lot of time for thinking and snacking”

Whom would you take with you to Mars?

Scanning through the limited supply of non-political national news over the weekend, I found a few interesting articles about a new NASA-funded study that is part of a project to send people to Mars.

According to the articles (I will paste a few links below), NASA is paying a great deal of money for a study of six people living inside a pod for eight months. The articles brought up several really interesting items, as well as bunch of questions. Here are a few examples: Continue reading “Whom would you take with you to Mars?”