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  • What Buzz Lightyear Taught Me About Humility

    02/11/2015 5:14:26 AM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 02-10-15 | Msgr. Charlels Pope
    What Buzz Lightyear Taught Me About Humility By: Msgr. Charles PopeThere was movie some years ago that most of you have probably seen called Toy Story. It had a deep impact on me, for it came out at a critical moment in my life.It was my 33rd year of life and the 6th year of my priesthood. As I have related elsewhere, I had suffered a nervous breakdown that required a week in the hospital and a month off to recuperate. What drove me to that point was being asked to take an assignment I really wasn’t ready for. I...
  • To infinity and beyond! NASA reveals new spacesuit—but was it designed by a fan of Buzz Lightyear?

    12/19/2012 10:04:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 15:37 EST, 19 December 2012 | Damien Gayle
    NASA’s next generation of space suit—the agency’s first in 20 years—will look familiar to fans of computer-generated cartoon classic Toy Story.That’s because the new white and green Z-1 suit bears more than a passing resemblance to the interstellar hero Buzz Lightyear. The prototype suit was revealed in a host of pictures uploaded today to photo-sharing website Flickr, and it boasts trim of the same hue as that worn by the space ranger action figure. A large hemispherical transparent dome covering the wearer’s head also looks remarkably similar to that worn by Buzz—although the latest pictures do not make clear if...
  • Obama's Real Fiscal Policy Goals Will Be Revealed In His Second Term

    11/20/2012 10:51:46 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-20-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Armoured Suits Are 'Too Goofy' Say US Troops

    05/08/2006 6:51:57 PM PDT · by blam · 63 replies · 2,844+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-9-2006 | Francis Harris
    Armoured suits are 'too goofy' say US troops By Francis Harris, in Washington (Filed: 09/05/2006) American troops have complained that a new armoured body suit designed to be worn in Iraq makes them look "goofy". The water-cooled "alien spacesuits" are being handed out to turret gunners in their notoriously vulnerable Humvee vehicles. The new suit is designed to protect against roadside bombs but has had mixed reviews from soldiers The protective suit, based on those worn by bomb disposal officers, was intended to cut spiralling casualties for one of the most dangerous jobs in modern warfare. But some troops have...