PBS ruins Sci-Fi

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PBS has done the regular “science as we currently understand it” take on popular Science Fiction battles.  Easily glossing over the 2nd word of the genera’s title, fiction.  Sure, if you take what we currently know of physics, and the current levels of technology that we have, space battles would largely be uneventful, boring, and … Continued

Messages in a Bottle

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Finding a message in a bottle is a fantasy of many little kids I bet.  Well, reddit user hgbleackley got the surprise of a lifetime when they were younger.  They hastley wrote a note and stuck it in a bottle and threw it over the side of a ferry into the Pacific Ocean.  Well, eventually, … Continued

Wooden Mouse

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Those who know me know that I have a certain fondness for carpentry, maybe not Ron Swanson levels of fondness, but a fondness nonetheless.  I also like technology, and DIY things.  Sadly, this mouse probably doesn’t fall into the DIY realm, but it does fit the wood working and technology thing.  Unfortunately, there’s no price … Continued

The Lost World RV

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eBay really is an amazing place, for only $15 grand, you could have had the original RV from The Lost World: Jurassic Park.  Well someone did, and now that someone is restoring it to useful worthness.  Which means tearing it all apart, and fixing the wood, making it weatherproof, and in general, making it work. … Continued

Electricity is Dangerous

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Yea, really, really dangerous.  But really, really cool at the same time. {reddit}

How Crayons are Made

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There are some brand names that you just use.  They are better in just about every way shape and form.  Crayola Crayons are one of those brands.  If you ever used them, you know the feeling, there’s nothing quite like them.  Well, did you know how they are made?  Wired has done a nice write … Continued

Jurassic Park Theme

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Did you know that someone on the internet wrote words to the Jurassic Park theme song?  I didn’t but apparently it’s all the rage on the interwebs.  Jeff Goldblum has taught us the lyrics to the song below: Well, only one phrase of those lyrics, here’s a set of lyrics in full.  No where is … Continued

The Memorial

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It’s taken 14 years, but the World Trade Center is finally up to its previous glory.  Complete with the memorial.  Here’s a timelapse of the 10 year construction of that memorial which opened earlier this year: There’s not much else to say really. {Peta Pixel}

Death Star Trench Run

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Every Star Wars game is required to have 2 specific levels.  Hoth, and The Death Star Trench Run.  One of those levels is finally made for the browser.  Here’s a WebGL enabled Death Star Trench run.  And yes, it is ridiculously hard to play.  Especially when the images don’t load for you.  I have yet … Continued

Alternate History Thursday – Invasions

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The above photos is how it happened in our version of history.  Below, we will see how it went down in our alternate history Really, it wasn’t Poland that was invaded, it was just England, being it’s colonizing self that the European powers wanted to stop.  First they started in Africa, then they moved into … Continued