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Archive for Friday, November 2, 2018

Space Commander Pushes Wing To 48 Launches Per Year

Air Force leaders want to launch 48 rockets per year from Floridas Space Coast. Upgrades to the 45th Space Wing at Patrick Air Force Base have helped them get nearly halfway there.
Published in Space

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum: Dangerous Women

Dangerous Women. The Cornell Fine Arts Museum may not have done it intentionally, but their latest show is incredibly timely. The current cresting wave of female rage and the pushback against it makes this collection of Baroque and Renaissance paintings perfectly modern. These women are dangerous because they fought back. Heres the Jewish widow Judith, decapitating a general whod sworn to annihilate the Jews. Heres Salome, relishing John the Baptists head on a platter for daring to slander her mother. Mary Magdalene, Esther, Bathsheba all of them extraordinary for refusing to knuckle under to injustice. Some of the artists were just taking advantage of biblical stories as a socially permissible way to paint beautiful naked ladies, but ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly