Category: Science

If only all politics could be like this 2

If only all politics could be like this

Wouldn’t it be great if all politics could be this light-hearted. Part I [youtube Goaj5V4tZoc] Part II [youtube mrqoSyKsAPw] Part III [youtube NXKaAQ-6BiU] Part IV [youtube QkBQf4FJi-o]

Invisibility cloak is real 0

Invisibility cloak is real

Another one of those, “Wow! Science is cool,” moments just happened in California.  In Berkley to be more precise. Researchers as the University of California, Berkeley have for the first time demonstrated the ability...

Empathy Deficit Disorder and shifting the blame 4

Empathy Deficit Disorder and shifting the blame

Some that know me well (especially my wife) can attest to the fact that I don’t have a great deal of patience in showing empathy or sympathy (yes, there is a difference). So when...

NASA triumph! 0

NASA triumph!

When Dwight D Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, in 1958, I wonder if he had any inkling of what kind of an impact that action would have on the world. Not...

Life After People – The History Channel 3

Life After People – The History Channel

While flipping through channels today, I noticed a miniseries by The History Channel called “Life After People.”  They had been running some ads over the past several weeks with an interesting line that went...

Next generation laptop batteries 0

Next generation laptop batteries

You know the feeling.  You’re right in the middle of something important on your laptop.  You’re in deep concentration and nothing should interrupt you. Then all the sudden… [BEEP].  That dang battery warning. It...

Scientists “prove” Adam and Eve — kinda 1

Scientists “prove” Adam and Eve — kinda

Scientist recently studied mitochondrial DNA to determine ancestry at a large scale level.  Their objective was to  determine lineage across today’s major racial groups.  They took 147 individuals from these groups and analyzed the...

R.O.U.S. found! 0

R.O.U.S. found!

You all remember the R.O.U.S.’s  from Princess Bride. Buttercup: Westley, what about the R.O.U.S.’s? Westley: Rodents Of Unusual Size? I don’t think they exist. [Immediately, an R.O.U.S. attacks him] Well, scientists have found one...