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Jan. 31st, 2015

Tuesday January 27, 2015 At Midwest Mountaineering, bought a more comfortable small backpack. (Thanks to Ken Konkol, I have a good large pack: military issue, comes with a user's manual.)

***"Based on the latest evidence and theories our galaxy could be a huge wormhole and, if that were true, it could be 'stable and navigable.' Astrophysicists combined the equations of general relativity with an extremely detailed map of the distribution of dark matter in the Milky Way when proposing this possibility."
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150121083648.htm

***From politicalwire.com: "Jimmy McMillan, former gubernatorial candidate of the fringe The Rent Is Too Damn High party, 'has been slapped with an eviction notice ordering him out of his $872-a-month rent stabilized East Village apartment,' the New York Daily News reports.

***comments: al_zorra 1/25 (replying to Don Fitch): "O gads YAH! Windows 8, Windows 8.1 whatever -- it's hideous rubbish."

[I find Linux considerably easier. I think partly because the free distributions are designed by hobbyists rather than professionals. The professionals are overseen by companies which think the trouble with the US Government is, it's insufficiently bureaucratic.]

"I used to be fairly good with computers, even troubleshooting. By now I've devolved with all their making it easier into incompetency.

"O well, I can't even recognize food, or how to get in or out of cars either any longer.

"Everything is geared to a smart phone, which doesn't work in either the real world or on a computer that is used for W-O-R-K because one is a working person, even if working from home."