Friday (Movie) Review: Into the Spider-Verse

This is an animated addition to the Spiderman universe. In this version, teenage Miles Morales is given the Spiderman powers. He is then aided in growing into his role as a Spiderman by several alternate reality Spidermen, and battle supervillians in order to save all the realities.Sounds confusing, yes? And on paper, I suppose it … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Into the Spider-Verse

Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Scientists are proposing an experiment to determine if the human mind is bound by physics: Bell Test for Human Mind Planning a visit to Scotland? And a fan of medieval castles? Here's a list of 10 to visit while you are there: Scottish Castles When Mt. Vesuvius erupted, it covered the city of Pompeii in … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Almost everybody loves the beach, right? It seems there is some scientific basis for that feeling, and that is a lovely reason to spend more time by the water: Water's Influence on the Brain With the rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria, new technologies are being explored to combat them: CRISPRS We all love dinosaurs, don't … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Wednesday Wanderings: The Universe is Bigger than We Thought, Steampunk Dragon in France, Darker Pixar Short, and Nine Best Fantasy Series

It seems we underestimated the size of the observable universe, according to this international team of scientists: The Observable Universe This happened back in June in Calais, France, but it is still cool to see a dragon horse come to life: Long Ma This Pixar short is more adult and dark than we've come to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Universe is Bigger than We Thought, Steampunk Dragon in France, Darker Pixar Short, and Nine Best Fantasy Series

Wednesday Wanderings: Americans Label Map of Canada, Demon Kitty, and Simon’s Cat

We've seen what happens when Canadians try to label a map of the US. Now, let's return the favor: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tanyachen/americans-fail-canada-again Okay, so he didn't actually break Japan's internet, but this is one demonic looking kitty: http://io9.com/grumpy-cat-im-soooooo-sick-of-grumpy-cats-precious-fa-1598867025 If you are a cat lover, and do not know about Simon's Cat, you can thank me later: http://www.simonscat.com/Films/Pawtrait/

Wednesday Wanderings: Epic Fail Translations, NASA’s Concept for Interplanetary Ship, Dragon Animations, and 10 Ideas Scientists Wish We Would Stop Misusing

Epic fails in translating food descriptions. I think I'll pass, thank you: http://www.amplifyingglass.com/products/#PVCYbhwwluPljzL0.01 NASA's concept for an interplanetary spaceship has a familiar look to it: http://sploid.gizmodo.com/holy-crap-nasas-interplanetary-spaceship-concept-is-fr-1589001939 These dragon animations are pretty cool (click on the picture to start the animation) And some of the other art on the site is pretty awesome, too: http://www.tolo.biz/2013/01/29/dragon-animations/ 10 … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Epic Fail Translations, NASA’s Concept for Interplanetary Ship, Dragon Animations, and 10 Ideas Scientists Wish We Would Stop Misusing