Redshirts by John Scalzi is one of those stories which are difficult to review, without spoiling, but I’m going to try. The story takes place in post-television 25th century future on an elite DubU ship – Intrepid. It is under the command of captain Abernathy, whose crew include science officer Q’eeng, first office Keerensky, medical [...]
Posts Tagged ‘People’
Tags: Amritsar, Clouds, Earth, general, life experiences, People, personal, Punjab, remember, Sky
I have very few memories from when I was very young. Still some moments are strongly etched in my mind. When I was couple of years old, my grandfather, whom I remember wearing only white garb, used to carry me on his shoulders, walk couple of miles and to take me to a local potter [...]
Tags: Anecdotes, Books, life experiences, People, personal, Reading, wisdom, wise
We have all met folks that are just amazingly happy, and others that are downright unhappy regarding who and where they are. Almost 7 months back, I was talking to a person, and he was ecstatic with where he was in his life. The positive vibes that danced in his eyes were infectious. Something clicked [...]
Tags: Anecdotes, Edison, Famous, Niagara Falls, People, Tesla, Westinghouse
The next in line of the anecdotal series from the lives of some famous people. Small snippets that I have collected over time. These are musicians, scientists, inventors – many that you know. Here is Tesla electrocute himself and lived and how Edison and he differed in their approach to electricity.
Tags: Anecdotes, death, Famous, People, Russian, Tchaikovsky
I am starting a new series anecdotes from the lives of some famous people. Small snippets that I have collected over time. These are musicians, scientists, inventors – many that you know. Here is an mystery surrounding the death of famous Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky.