12
Apr-2013

For context. Today we have snow. Lots of snow. And sleet. It’s gross. It is April 12th.

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This has nothing to do with Fruit Ninja (which is of course awesome and you’ll never beat my high score). You know how when you open your laptop and it hooks into the network it usually likes to hook up with? Well, just to let you know, it might be the creepy kid in the […]

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us what it’s like to cry in space. (Things I hadn’t thought about.) Which brings up the question (excuse the pun), what about barfing? Would it just float around in a big ball? Would it scatter all over the controls? I mean, with all that G-force and stuff, one would think […]

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Just so cool, right? This isn’t an artist’s rendition this a suborbital flight that YOU, ME, Me, ME, MEEEE, can go on. I may not have any money, but I’m saving up for this. From now on, one less pizza a week. I’ll eat oatmeal to fly into space!!!

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Dark matter. — Astronomy’s Greatest Mystery (no longer?) I laugh when websites put up pictures about dark matter. It’s dark. We can’t see it! It’s like trying to show people space without the stars. Close your eyes … dark right? There’s your pic of dark matter. Okay, so why is it beautiful? It’s everything else! […]

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You know that game Rock Paper Scissors? Has anyone come up with that with a Harry Potter theme? I mean, if I say, ‘Stupefy’ and you say ‘Avada kedavra’ then you would win, but if I used a different curse, Expelliarmus!, then I would, but then if you said CONFUNDO then they’d cancel each other […]

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04
Apr-2013

Okay, so I loved Harry Potter. Who didn’t? And every once in a while I’ll come across something that makes me want to read the whole series over again (even though I’m SUCH a slow reader and have to take breaks to text every couple minutes 🙂 ). Someone mocked up what the textbooks would […]

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I’ve started drinking coffee but I don’t have much cash, so going to Starbuck’s for me is like going on vacation for other people. It’s an event and I like to get the most of it. So next time I’m going, I’m totally doing this:

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If you’re not following the most awesome Canadian ever, Astronaut Chris Hadfield Commander of the frigging space station!!!, then you’re not really Canadian. Seriously, he’s that cool. Let me help you out with his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AstronautChrisHadfield Today’s beautiful thing’s a screen grab from his page the Richat Structure (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richat_Structure). It’s where the first aliens […]

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