Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Flying Car anyone?

MIT Press Release

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


In End of Faith, page 183 :

When asked how thick a piece of newspaper would be if one could fold it upon itself one hundred times in succession, most of us imagine something about the size of a brick. A little arithmetic reveals, however, that such an object would be as thick as the known universe.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Caribbean Cruise - Miami > Turks > Halfmoon Cay > Nassau > Miami

Setting sail on September 21. Going to be a blast.

nauticalcities.com Ticker

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

Friday, February 20, 2009

The Future is Now!

This is probably not the first time this video has come around, but it is still worth watching nonetheless. Advanced magnetics have so much potential....so much imagined by speculative scientists and authors of fabulation.

Way too cool.

Monday, February 9, 2009

"Up the Universe" - Eint Truzenzuzex, Bran Tse-Mallory*

A TED Talk that examines quite a bit of our knowledge of cosmology, and the origins of the universe. There is a really nifty visual rendering of a tour through several galactic clusters at a virtual speed in the billions of lightyears/sec (Seen in the still-frame of the embedded video. Definitely worth taking a gander.

*Eint Truzenzuzex and Bran Tse-Mallory are fictional characters created by Alan Dean Foster in his "Continuing Adventures of Pip and Flinx" science-fiction novels.