Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Return to Earth by Buzz Aldrin My rating: 2 of 5 stars I tried, really I did. I kept plugging away at it for a couple weeks. But I ended up reading only a few pages at a time, and then I had to stop. I honestly thought this would be far more interesting than … Continue reading Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Since Avengers: Infinity War came out, there have been volumes written in attempts to explain various plot issues and speculate on what might happen in Avengers 4. For me, this is one that I hope is true (although I suspect it will prove to be wrong. *sob*). I won't put the title of the article … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live

Well, since last week was the Week of the Cold, here are some weird cold remedies from around the world: Weird Cold Remedies Researchers looking for evidence of the Lake Van monster in Turkey found something else when they dove into the water: a 3000 year-old castle: Lake Van Castle Does our solar system have … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live

Wednesday Wanderings: Sea Wolves, Falling Panda, New Galaxies from Hubble, and Delivery Ice Cream

We all know what wolves are, right? Dog-like wild animals that live in the wild and prey on deer and such. Well, not these wolves. They live near the ocean, are excellent swimmers, and prey on fish: Sea Wolves This is Bei Bei. Bei Bei is a panda. Pandas climb trees. In fact, pandas are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Sea Wolves, Falling Panda, New Galaxies from Hubble, and Delivery Ice Cream

Wednesday Wanderings: Camping in Churches, Exoplanets Discovered, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Trailer, and Why We Think Things Are Cute

Now this might actually make me want to go camping (or champing): Camp in Medieval Churches Astronomers have discovered seven new planets that may have Earth-like properties: Exoplanets Discovered The new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer debuted on Tuesday on Jimmy KImmel's show. The first link is the bit on the show with Chris Pratt … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Camping in Churches, Exoplanets Discovered, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Trailer, and Why We Think Things Are Cute

Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Dinosaur Tracks, Moose in Basement, and Extinct Sea Creature May Be Our Ancestor

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

Wednesday Wanderings: Newspaper Sculpture, Toxic Ocean Lake, Ancient Greek Mosaics, and Jupiter

Ever wonder if something other than recycling or composting could be done with old newspapers? Here's your answer: Newspaper Sculpture There is a "lake" in the Gulf of Mexico that you won't want to swim in. (Yeah, the head is kinda click bait-y but I thought it was interesting, anyway): Lake in the Sea Archaeologists … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Newspaper Sculpture, Toxic Ocean Lake, Ancient Greek Mosaics, and Jupiter

Wednesday Wanderings: Satisfying Video(?), Avengers/Full House Mash Up, Scotch Flavor Profiles, and Full Moon Photo

This video has been called the most satisfying in the world. I'm not sure about that, but it is pretty fascinating: Satisfying Video Okay, this is too good not to share.¬†The Avengers/Full House¬†mash-up. I agree with the Tor.com writer- I would so watch this show. Oh, Cut. It. Out.: Avengers/Full House Confused by the number … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Satisfying Video(?), Avengers/Full House Mash Up, Scotch Flavor Profiles, and Full Moon Photo

Wednesday Wanderings: Juno Arrives at Jupiter, Batman v. Superman, Jumping Through the Earth, and GPS Signal Twinkles

Yesterday, the Juno spacecraft arrived at its destination: Jupiter. Looking forward to some really awesome photos and information as it runs through its mission: Juno Spacecraft I am (as most who know me are aware) a Marvel Comics fan, and not so much a DC fan. Not that I think there's anything fundamentally wrong with … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Juno Arrives at Jupiter, Batman v. Superman, Jumping Through the Earth, and GPS Signal Twinkles

Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes

Here's a video compilation of some of the best pictures of Pluto from the New Horizons spaceship: Pluto New Hampshire's answer to Arendelle returns for another season: NH Ice Castle Doctor Who Cast and Crew musical for the end of David Tennant's run as the Doctor: Who Musical Number Remember those cute paper snowflakes you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes