William Talley Will Be Sentenced On May 29th
Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
Not Your Personal Army: How Unite Blue Ignited A War With Anonymous And Then Tried To Blame Their Critics
May 15th, 2013
The Anonymous hacktivist collective likes to say they are Not Your Personal Army (NYPA), meaning they do not care about your petty dramas [...]
May 6th, 2013
Even after admitting that #StopRush has ruined his advertiser base, Rush Limbaugh is deflecting blame for the resulting losses at Cumulus [...]
April 30th, 2013
Jason Wade Taylor aka "Randy Hahn" was arrested Saturday afternoon at an off-ramp on Interstate 25 in El Paso County, Colorado after assault[...]
Category Archives: Science!
Share the post “A Drone Named Curiosity”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThink of remotely-programmed robots building a Mars base and a landing strip. The age of human space flight is nowhere near over, and a simple picture will describe the potential of robots to literally … Continue reading
Share the post “Morning Awful: Climate Feedback”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail Researchers at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks (UAF) have found melting permafrost releasing methane into the atmosphere: Using aerial and ground-based surveys, the team identified about 150,000 methane seeps in Alaska and Greenland in … Continue reading
Share the post “Awesome Technology of the Week”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThe wind farm of the future is not a turbine, but a stalk. One that lights up at night, stands 180-feet high, and has a concrete base 33 to 66 feet wide. Discovery … Continue reading
Share the post “Periodic Table of Cupcakes”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailVia Reddit. You can see more of the awesomeness here. Magic Love Hose is off today.
Share the post “Science is Yummy”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail When unmanned pizza delivery drones show up, I will start a charity to buy pizza for everyone in war zones. The Million Meat-Lover’s March. You wait and see.
Share the post “Tsunami Clouds”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailThis was taken in Tuscaloosa just a few days ago. “The breaking waveforms of ‘Kelv-Helmz’ (as they aren’t known) are the result of shearing winds up at cloud level. A particular type of turbulence can develop … Continue reading
Share the post “An Explanation of Curse Words”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailHank Green expounds on the evolutionary psychology of swearing. I can testify to the fact that it makes pain more endurable, which is why people react to unexpected pain out loud.
Share the post “Material Science is Awesome”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mail This new technology looks like something that came off a flying saucer. But like mylar, velcro, nylon, and other products that have revolutionized our world, it’s merely the work of curious primates.
Share the post “Failure Is An Option”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailAnticipating a probable supercommittee fail, I checked teh googles today and found an eerily appropriate video offering a scientific look at failure. For “hypothesis,” substitute “legislation;” for “data,” substitute “votes in Congress;” for an … Continue reading
Share the post “The Grid of Tomorrow is No Grid”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailNanomaterials will bring the next industrial revolution — and complete the transition of technology to the background, a la Star Trek, where we will hardly even think about it while being … Continue reading
Share the post “Creationism Is Child Abuse”FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailBroadcast by BBC1 in March, this moment from an interfaith panel show highlights two important points I’ve covered in this blog: (1) the question isn’t what you believe, but whether that belief is adaptive … Continue reading