Tag Archives: Space

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We “Push The Envelope”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We “Push The Envelope”?

Have you ever been told that some idea you had or some thing you wanted to do would be “pushing the envelope”? Basically, anyone who takes a risk is said to be “pushing the envelope.” It’s such a widely-used phrase that we don’t ever really question it, even though it really doesn’t seem to make…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can You Vote From Space?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can You Vote From Space?

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins officially voted earlier this week from a makeshift booth aboard the International Space Station. As cool as it might’ve been for her to have had her ballot zoomed back to Earth by a tiny rocket, it was actually much more boring than that…it basically got sent to her county clerk digitally…Read More