A number of years ago, while suffering from a mild case of ‘Scribe’s Fever’ (a form of neurasthenia common among the intelligentsia of that time), I had decided to spend the month of August in the spa town of Nebelsbad below the Alpine Sudetenwaltz — and had taken up rooms in the Grand Budapest — a picturesque, elaborate, and once widely celebrated established. I expect some of you will know it. It was off-season and, by that time, decidedly out-of-fashion; and it had already begun its descent into shabbiness and eventual demolition.
August 21st - There is only One Direction to get to the International Space Station: up. Today, Niall Horan of the band One Direction visited NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He had a chance to see the Mission Control Center, hang out with some astronauts in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, shake Robonaut’s hand and check out the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.