Suited for Space
More than 36 years have passed since John Glenn became the first
American to orbit the earth, wearing a flight suit inspired by a car tire.
As he trained for a second launch at age 77, he found
that putting on that "second skin" is still a big hassle.
The Art of the ConnectionDo you really need to know how the Internet works? No. Like the automobile, the Internet has become more reliable and conventional over time. But the technology is a marvel of the digital age.
|What's Behind Halloween?
Halloween is hugely popular, infused with its own set of immediately
recognizable symbols, rituals and stories. Yet most Americans have little, if
any, sense of the hidden meanings and motives of the event in which they
so enthusiastically participate.
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