S-4'N3 writes: I was shocked to hear about this first from my wife reading me an article from our local newspaper as opposed to seeing this headlining slashdot. Apparently, Vulcan Alberta lost the bid to host the world premiere of the new Star Trek flick. Most likely, because they don't have a movie theatre. But with the help of Leonard Nimoy, residents of the middle-of-nowhere town will be flown to a special showing in Calgary. Most logical indeed
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity
is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.
-- Alfred North Whitehead