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Nutrition and Mental Health

In my last article I wrote about physical health struggles and ways to combat them. We know this can be a struggle, and I know this from experience. What with working back at home, which was my choice, I noticed that my daily walking has stopped. Over the past few weeks I fell back into eating more than usual or …

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The Psychology Behind Why We Watch Reruns

A 2012 study showed that watching reruns can give you more self-control, energy and happiness, as published by University of Chicago Press. It even found that returning to a difficult task after taking a break by watching an old episode can make the task easier and you will have more energy, focus, and a better mood. I have always found …

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Who are you? – Star Trek and a Sense of Self

Who are you? It’s such a simple question that seems like it should be paired with a simple answer, but the longer it is pondered, the more complicated it becomes. It would be fairly safe to assume that a person, at least so far as one can self-explain, is some conglomeration of biology, memory, and neurological activity contained within a …

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Celebrate Love and the LGBTQ+ Community

This is the month of June, the time we celebrate love and the LGBTQ+ community.  I would like to take a look at the most recent couple we have seen in Trek, Hugh Cubler and Paul Stamets from Discovery. They have not hidden the fact that through hard times and even death, they love each other. We have seen them …

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Star Trek Gadgets That Exist in Real Life: Part One.

Star Trek has been instrumental in inspiring many modern technological wonders. Here are some of the most impressive predictions the show made. Later this year, fans of the legendary science fiction television series Star Trek will celebrate the 55th anniversary of its original broadcast. With its optimistic view of a future that sees people of all races cooperating for the good of …

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Plot Holes and Blunders!

Here we are, yet again. I was under the impression I wouldn’t have to write anything until December, but I was rudely reminded that it was just a dream.   For this article, I decided to look at the plot holes and other blunders that bug me in Star Trek. There are plenty to choose from, but these are the …

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303rd Blue Akulas May 2021 Report

One aspect of SFI that many people enjoy is Starfleet Academy. To that end, Starfleet Special Operations (SFSO) has created customized learning programs using a full range of courses available from many of the different colleges.  The SFSO programs are designed to train operatives in special forces skills to prepare them for the type of missions that would be expected …

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How Star Trek Voyager Killed The Franchise

Star Trek: Voyager was the fourth series to arrive on television. Star Trek: Voyager started a trend which would eventually kill off the Star Trek franchise. The show lasted only seven seasons, and it had a few truly inspired moments. It was in Voyager as well as the Next Generation movies that the fans started to sense something wasn’t right …

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My Journey with Intermittent Fasting

In August 2019, I’d had enough. I was wearing the largest sized jeans I’d ever worn, though I’d weighed more the year before. I’d done a ton of reading, pondering, self-debate, and finally decided to start.  It was time to try intermittent fasting.   I had a couple of friends who had tried it and vouched for it, as long …

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IKS Tiburon Klingon Recipes

Greetings, Fellow Warriors! As previously discussed, there are many little elements that make up being a Klingon.   As we have seen in several episodes of the different Star Trek series, Klingons have unique and bizarre appetites and cuisines.  This month we will explore some Klingon recipes that have been modified for human consumption.   All these recipes can be …