... it was a fixture of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" series. It was referenced in everything from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Legion of Superheroes. So why isn't there one on board the Battlestar?
Today's Pick: Battlestar Galactica, which begins the final downhill run through its last episodes on Friday on the Sci-Fi Channel. This is not the same show you may recall from the 1970s. This is a tough, controversial, exciting, sexy, adventurous metaphor for modern America. You should be watching it. If you haven't, then here's a good place to start:
Today's Word: Frak. As demonstrated here.