"Where Are They?" Are They Here?

The world is on the eve of a new Copernican revolution. Or just another Friday.

Filed under Space.

"Where Are They?" A New Estimate of Alien Civilizations Is Both Exciting and Scary

A new calculation estimates how many alien civilizations are out there - here's what the results mean for us.

Filed under Space.

Software Will Eat the Space Industry

“Software is eating the world” said Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, in 2011. But it hasn't eaten the space industry - why?

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Space Apps Ottawa 2020: Oct 2 - 4!

Ottawa, prepare for liftoff! The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is an intense 48-hour global weekend hackathon for developers, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, astronomers and enthusiasts.

Filed under Space.

Adventures in Coffee Making

Coffee is the most important liquid in the entire universe, and we met some of the Colombian farmers who produce it by hand.

Filed under Travel.

Camping Griffon's pebble beach

Was Canadian Whisky Smuggled to Al Capone From Our Beach in l'Anse-au-Griffon?

Was Canadian whisky smuggled from our beach in l'Anse-au-Griffon to gangster Al Capone during the Prohibition? Local legend might be historical fact.

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Street Art: Murals of Isla Mujeres

One of Isla Mujeres island's many charms is that many of its buildings are covered by beautiful murals, and each street corner reveals new artistic vistas.

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Cenote Diving in the Yucatan

Cenotes are water-filled limestone caves that hold a special place in Mayan folklore - and are great fun to explore. I'm lucky to be on vacation in Mexico and jumped at the chance to see them above and below the water line.

Filed under Scuba Diving.

Ring of Kerry road with sheep in foreground

Wild Atlantic Way: Ring of Kerry, Skelligs, and Valentia Island

Explore the famous Ring of Kerry in south-west Ireland.

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Onwards & Upwards, by Nicholas Kellett

Programmer. Traveler. Blogger. Space Cadet.

Manchones Reef, Isla Mujeres

Scuba Diving off Isla Mujeres

2016-04-17 | 3

Isla Mujeres in Mexico offers fun and interesting options for scuba divers of all levels.

Of course I still love you

Falcon Sticks Landing on “Of Course I Still Love You”

2016-04-08 | 1

The title sounds like gibberish – but it is actually an amazing technological advancement by rocketship pioneer SpaceX.

Dog Sitting in Isla Mujeres

2016-04-08 | 3

A canine companion is our excuse to relax on Mexico’s beautiful Isla Mujeres.

A Farewell to StoneShare

2016-03-29 | 5

Leaving my consulting company marks the end of a major chapter in my life, and the beginning of the next one.

“Good Morning, Pluto!” on SlideShare

2015-09-08 | 0

Onwards and Upwards – Good Morning, Pluto! from Deploy Software Solutions ("Deploy Solutions")

Mars

“Making Space Happen”: Journey to Mars on SlideShare

2015-09-08 | 0

Onwards and Upwards – "Making Space Happen": Journey to Mars from Deploy Software Solutions ("Deploy Solutions")

Bytown By Biplane

2015-08-31 | 1

Every day above Ottawa a biplane loops, slides and slips the summer skies.
What better way to see the city?

One Small Step, Of Many

2015-07-20 | 0

NASA’s accomplishments are a humbling and inspiring reminder to aim high.

Good Morning, Pluto!

2015-07-14 | 1

Something incredible is five billion kilometers away from Earth, and today the waiting ends!

Trip Review: Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort

2015-06-22 | 4

Get pampered at a posh family-friendly resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya.

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