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Feb. 20 – Song of the Day

The biggest news story in my feed today seems to be that Texas is continuing to struggle from the impact of a massive winter storm. Power outages combined with freezing weather have created widespread disruptions to water supplies. It’s easy to take our electrical grid for granted and forget about all the bad things that can happen when our energy supply is disrupted. So, the Song of the Day is “What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)” by Information Society. The lyrics are about romance and communication, but it’s impossible to listen without focusing on the sample of the great Leonard Nimoy repeating the words “Pure Energy.”

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Nimoy passes the Spock torch

Chris Pine, left, plays Kirk and Zachary Quinto plays Spock in the new "Star Trek."

Chris Pine, left, plays Kirk and Zachary Quinto plays Spock in the new "Star Trek."

For more than 40 years, science fiction fans have known Leonard Nimoy as Spock, the half-Vulcan Starfleet officer who cut his teeth aboard the starship Enterprise. This week, Nimoy, who lives part-time at Lake Tahoe, is passing the torch to Zachary Quinto, a sharp-featured young actor who plays Spock in the new “Star Trek” feature film.

Click here for full story: http://rgj.com/article/20090507/ENT/905070381/1056

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