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I am hanging out with Anthony Vitale and I was talking about how much I loved the movie Star Trek. This turned out to be a sore subject. Watch the beginning of the trailer….the first teaser trailer….that’s him! They had him on Star Trek for a year, playing this trailer. His was the only face to Star Trek….and then they didn’t expound upon his character in the film. The Star Trek fans were pissed! He was the first actor ever filmed constructing the USS Enterprise NCC-17-01A. They categorize the ships .. A, B, C, D…etc. He was not invited to the premier, and that was the big bummer….but he has attended autograph signings at Star Trek conventions, which was rewarding in and of itself. If you can figure out how to get ahold of Anthony, then he will give you a signed autograph…..hint Anthony Vitale on IMDb has contact info.

Life feels normal again. I am watching the new DVD release of Star Trek. What a great movie! The special effects are amazing and written with so much humor. This movie is action packed, and I love how the characters are introduced. I always liked Star Trek, but I am pleasantly surprised with the quality and storyline.

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This looks right up my ally!

What if this is true? Did you hear this story? This is our new Y2K. I remember hearing about the year 2012, and I figured out I would be 42 by then. I would be old, lived half of my life, sounded far away. Well now I’m 39, don’t feel or look old and 2012 seems right around the corner.

I’m not taking this seriously, I just find the story interesting. This is from Wikipedia.

2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.

It has been designated Alan Turing Year, commemorating the mathematician, computer pioneer, and code-breaker on the centennial of Turing‘s birth.[1]

There are a variety of popular beliefs about the year 2012 that are generally considered to be non-scientific.

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Predicted and scheduled events

January

February

March

April

  • April 17 – The United States will cede wartime control of the military of the Republic of Korea after 50 years and dissolve the Combined Forces Command. Two distinct military commands (South Korea and the United States) will operate in Korea during wartime, rather than one unified command under the Combined Forces Command.[citation needed]

May

June

July

August

November

December

Unknown dates

  • Ireland will cease analogue television broadcasts.
  • China will launch the Kuafu spacecraft.
  • Pleiades, a proposed super computer built by Intel and SGI for NASA‘s Ames Research Center, will be completed, reaching a peak performance of 10 Petaflops (10 quadrillion floating point operations per second).[11]
  • Sequoia, a proposed super computer built by IBM for the National Nuclear Security Administration will be completed, reaching a peak performance of 20 Petaflops.[12]
  • Start of the commercial operation of the first unit from the Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant II.
  • The 108 ft (33 m) Elwha Dam and 210 ft (64 m) Glines Canyon Dam will be removed from the Elwha River in Washington state, marking the largest dam removal project in history.
  • The Canberra class light aircraft carriers/large amphibious ships, the largest ships ever to be operated by the Royal Australian Navy, will be in service.
  • On the sun, the solar maximum of Solar Cycle 24 in the 11-year sunspot cycle is forecast to occur. Solar Cycle 24 is regarded to have commenced January 2008, and on average will reach its peak of maximal sunspot activity around 2012. The period between successive solar maxima averages 11 years (the Schwabe cycle), and the previous solar maximum of Solar Cycle 23 occurred in 2000–2002.[13] During the solar maximum the sun’s magnetic poles will reverse.[14]
  • The United Kingdom will complete a 5-year process to cease analogue television broadcasts region-by-region, with Meridian Broadcasting, ITV London, Tyne Tees Television and UTV being the last areas to switch off analogue.[15]
  • Portugal will also cease their analogue television broadcasts, after a 4-year simulcast with digital ones. After that, DVB broadcasts will be the only system to be used in television (DVB-C for cable, DVB-T for terrestrial and DVB-S for satellite). The five free-to-air channels on terrestrial network will also start broadcasting in high-definition 24-hours a day.[citation needed]
  • The Ryungyong Hotel in Pyongyang is said to be finally finished. [16]

2012 in fiction

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Major religious holidays

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