Monthly Archives: April 2018

Review of “Maze Runner: The Death Cure”

* * C After the terrible second film (Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials), my expectations for this final chapter were low. I was pleasantly surprised. The Death Cure is terribly predictable, but none-the-less, it’s fun. Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and Newt … Continue reading

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Answering 20 Questions for Atheists

I’m going to answer 20 questions atheists struggle to answer , which were posted on the Christian Medical Comment blog by Peter Saunders. 1.What caused the universe to exist? We don’t know. When I say know, I mean that science doesn’t have an … Continue reading

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Science Fiction: What to Watch?

I’m currently on the hunt for things to watch. I thought I’d check out IMDB’s top 50 science fiction TV series. I’m grouping them into will watch, won’t watch, and have watched. Will Watch 1. Lost in Space (2018– ) I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Review of “Timeless” (season 1)

* * * B Timeless is a time travel series that mixes science fiction with historical drama. The primary cast consist of an antagonist, Garcia Flynn (Goran Visnjic), who steals a time machine, and the crew of its prototype: historian … Continue reading

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Review of “The Commuter”

 * * * B “The Commuter”, a thriller starring Liam Neeson as ex-policeman Michael MacCauley, is just out on DVD. The kinds of films can be trite, but I found it surprisingly good. Neeson carries it easily, giving a solid … Continue reading

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Review of “Jessica Jones” (season 2)

 * * C Season 2 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix continues her story after the events of “Defenders”. Unlike the second season of Daredevil, Jessica Jones season 2 had a single compelling story arc. The side arc involving Jeri … Continue reading

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Installing a Waterpik PowerSpray Shower Head

I picked up a Waterpik PowerSpray shower head at Costco. They claim it’s easy to install, and it is. All you need is a wrench. I actually used a pair of pliers. First, I took the old head off and … Continue reading

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Oilsands Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

The CBC website has an article claiming Oilsands research could be ‘game changer’ for renewable energy. I’ll summarize the interesting bits. Originally from South Africa, JT Steenkamp is testing out a new type of battery at Shell Canada’s research centre … Continue reading

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Tony Robbins: Mentor, or Misogynist?

The Wrap is covering the controversy over a recent Robbins seminar in Tony Robbins Dragged Over #MeToo Comments. What did he say to draw the media’s ire, and what are people saying about it? “If you use the #MeToo movement … Continue reading

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Windows: Goodbye, McAfee, Hello Avast!

Windows 10 started lagging for me again. Checking the Task Manager, I saw that McAfee Module Core Service was using huge amounts of memory and disk was 100% again (probably due to swapping/thrashing). It is time to remove McAfee. To … Continue reading

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