Maybe it’s not the internet, maybe it’s just me, but five dozen eggs a day seems to pose some serious problems.
There’s a little news over at r/spacex about the progress of the rocket company’s new launch facility being built near Boca Chica, Texas. There are a number of good reasons for putting it there (and I’ll get to those), but, being Canadian, I started to wonder where the best place would be to launch rockets in Canada. That’s how we got to this post.
Measuring things in Badgers might seem ludicrous, but if you defined a Badger (unit) according to something relatively constant in the universe? It wouldn’t be the most ridiculous thing I’ve heard.
Photo: Marco Gomez, CC BY 2.0 So seeing as we’re still in no shape to talk about the election (that will come tomorrow… probably… yes?) and Richard has a bazillion things to do, I’m talking […]
In a post that has nothing at all to do with current events, here’s some basic instructions for how to wake the Great Old One Cthulhu from his abyssal slumber and end humanity like the horrible ignorant pestilence it is.
60 Hudson Street | Photo: Jim Henderson via Wikimedia Commons, CC0 (Public Domain) On Monday, I read this little fluff-post about “the questions each state googles more than any other state,” which is a strangely […]
Ray Kurweil, Futurist | Photo: Ed Schipul, CC BY-SA 2.0 *** Elle sent me this article yesterday by Matt Novak over at Gizmodo’s Paleofuture blog. It’s called “Ray Kurzweil Is Talking Bullshit Again,” and it argues […]
Photo: Ryan Dickey, CC BY 2.0 Why how warm it “feels” changes when you cross the border. *** So it’s been hot, not just here, but everywhere. In fact, June was the hottest June on record. […]
Photo: “Me and Haldane,” by Sage Ross, CC BY-SA 2.0 *** I’ve written about J. B. S. Haldane here before, mainly because of his astounding prescience in the book Daedalus, or, Science and the Future. […]
A new(ish) paper up on the arXiv servers poses an interesting solution to the Fermi Paradox — basically put, if we’re normal, then we’ve got a while to wait. | Photo: Hubble / NASA *** […]