Griffins get wings

They’re a couple-of-dollars part on a $170 helmet, but even the smallest detail must be dealt with when you’re building a football team from scratch. “You can’t play the game without chin straps,” Snyder said. And you can’t play without coaches and a team and a field and helmets and uniforms and the myriad other people, places and things that Snyder has had to line up since Seton Hill, a…

A Rocket to Nowhere

Taken on its own merits, the Shuttle gives the impression of a vehicle designed to be launched repeatedly to near-Earth orbit, tended by five to seven passengers with little concern for their personal safety, and requiring extravagant care and preparation before each flight, with an almost fetishistic emphasis on reuse. Clearly this primitive space plane must have been a sacred artifact, used in religious rituals to deliver sacrifice to a…