There are some people who live in a dream world, some who face reality, and those that turn one into the other.
A dick? Mr. Wizard is a fucking asshole!! An asshole I tell you! an Asshole!
I’d be darned! That is why!
The history of Electricity (Animated)
Hopefully you don’t end up yawing of boredom as you view this video about… yeah, “yawning”.
Welcome to the Anthropocene - a 3 minute journey through the last 250 years of our history, from the start of the Industrial Revolution to date.
The biggest full moon of 2012 is due to arrive this weekend @ 11:35 p.m. EDT as it coincides with the moon’s perigee, its closest approach to Earth, at a razor close distance of 221,802 miles to the earth.
So don’t forget, the evening of May 5th will be a good night to keep on searching for those keys you lost after leaving the pub.
Where Is the Hottest Place on Earth? It Lies Somewhere Between Folklore and Science, the Desert and the City
In October 2004, ecologist Steve Running visited the Flaming Mountain, a ridge of dark red sandstone on the edge of the Taklimakan Desert and the Tian Shan range. The surface of the mountain is said to reach temperatures of 50 to 80°C (122 to 175°F) in the summer, and a nearby tourist center marks the spot with a huge golden thermometer. It is the hottest place in China, if not the world, or so says the local lore. more…
Japanese Develop ‘Shut dah F%@#& Up, Now’ Gun.
On artificial sweeteners: Is Aspartame Safe?
I think is time to set the record straight. The bottom line? Like grandpa used to say “Anything in excess is bad for you!”
Flying Through a Crack in the Ice
In October 2011, researchers flying in NASA’s Operation IceBridge campaign made the first-ever detailed, airborne measurements of a major iceberg calving event while it was in progress. Four months later, the IceBridge team has mapped the crack in Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier in a way that allows glaciologists and the rest of us to fly through the icy canyon.