A group of reporters was invited to take a look at a mock-up of the SpaceX capsule that will fly astronauts next year: SpaceX This is interesting. It's been all over social media and rock music news. Nothing definitive, and as always, I will believe it when I hear it. (But this may just be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah
We were shopping at BJ's Wholesale club a couple weeks ago, and they had a bin of sale DVDs. We looked through them, and found all of the Jurassic Park movies (except, of course, the one that just came out). We bought them. Hey, for $5 each, why not? And, of course, then we had … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Jurassic Park: The Mega-Watch
I really do hope this ends up in a museum and not someone's front hall: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned "Beauty, eh?" (With sincere apologies to all the Canadians out there. I love you, I love your country, but sometimes, you just gotta): Iceberg The New Horizon spacecraft has spotted dunes made of ice on Pluto: Dunes … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World
So, you think that upscale bar has a rare and antique bottle of whisky and, despite the exorbitant cost, you just HAVE to taste it? Better make sure what's in that bottle first: Whiskey Frauds With 2017 now behind us, National Geographic Magazine has published its series of Best of photos from the year past. … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Whisky Fakes, NatGeo Best Animal Photos 2017, Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Found in China, and Voice Controlled Printers?
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
This is a video compilation of over 100 photos of Pluto taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft: Pluto This limestone wall in Bolivia is covered in dinosaur tracks, including those of a baby T-Rex: Dinosaur Tracks This would be a shock to wake up to: Moose in Basement Is this odd-looking ancient sea creature our … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Dinosaur Tracks, Moose in Basement, and Extinct Sea Creature May Be Our Ancestor
Two newly discovered triceratops relative had some weird horns: Horned Dinosaurs There is a wreck of a US Navy DC-3 in Iceland that has become a kind of pilgrimage site. Here's one person's story and pictures of the eerily beautiful wreckage: DC-3 Wreck Do you like a Bloody Mary with your Sunday brunch? I do, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Dinosaurs with Odd Horns, DC-3 Wreck in Iceland, Bloody Mary, and Evil Packaging