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Teachings Of The Buddha: Great Discourse On Blessings

At one time, the Exalted One was living in Jeta Grove. A certain diety of astounding beauty approached the Exalted One and said:

Many dieties and humans
have pondered on blessings.
Tell me the blessings supreme.

The Buddha replied:

To associate not with the foolish,
to be with the wise,
to honor the worthy ones
this is a blessing supreme.

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Battle Report: Destroy the Borg Tactical Cube

Stardate -308488.413 (2014-Jul-06, 17:30 H)

Long-range sensors detected alternating tachyon pulses near the Starbase Sikatuna Shipyard. These are known to be the signature of a transwarp aperture being accessed. Further scans revealed that a Borg Tactical Cube was emerging from the aperture!

Battle Report: Destroy the Borg Tactical Cube

Battle Report: Destroy the Borg Tactical Cube

All ships capable of combat were immediately dispatched to meet the threat. An emergency message was also sent out on all frequencies, requesting any ships within the sector to assist in making a stand.

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Say Aah with the Star Trek U. S. S. Enterprise Light-Up Feeding System

Star Trek U. S. S. Enterprise Light-Up Feeding System

Star Trek U. S. S. Enterprise Light-Up Feeding System

“Say aah, here comes the spaceship!” (docking into your Face Station?) that your parents used to say, and which you now say to your own kids has just become a tangible and fun reality.

“Explore strange new foods with your Starfleet Cadet!”

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Woe is Phineas, Cursed with Harpies

Woe is Phineas, Cursed with Harpies

If you remember this particular pair of Harpies, then your childhood had a gem of having watched the 1963 film, “Jason and the Argonauts”.

The term is often used metaphorically to refer to a nasty or annoying woman. In Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, Benedick spots the sharp-tongued Beatrice approaching and exclaims to the Prince, Don Pedro, that he would do an assortment of arduous tasks for him “rather than hold three words conference with this harpy!”

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The Sci-Fi Cafe: The Newest Geek Hangout at Robinsons Galleria

The Sci-Fi Cafe: The Newest Geek Haven at Robinsons Galleria

2013-May-18: Are these the boys you’re looking for?

I first heard about The Sci-Fi Cafe from Suresh, via our Via Astris (The Star Trek Club of the Philippines) Facebook Group. He had just stumbled on the place himself last week, which had its soft-opening on May 5.

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