Wednesday Wanderings: Exoplanets with Water, Is Opportunity Still Alive, Bending Spaghetti, and Steve Perry Releases Second Single

These seven exoplanets of the Trappist-1 star are likely rocky with plenty of water: Seven Planets Will Opportunity wake up?: Mars Rover Too bad this isn't really practical for the kitchen, but I was amused by the idea of a  spaghetti-bending-machine: Bending Spaghetti I think all of my fellow Journey fans know by now that … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Exoplanets with Water, Is Opportunity Still Alive, Bending Spaghetti, and Steve Perry Releases Second Single

Wednesday Wandreings: Our Second Moon, Overthinker Problems, Zodiac Monsters, and Superheroes with Dirty Minds

It seems we have a second moon orbiting the Earth. But this one has one wacky orbit: Second Moon We overthinkers have our own special problems. Here are five, and, yes, I can relate to every single one of them: Overthinker Problems The twelve signs of the Zodiac, re-imagined as pretty cool monsters: Zodiac Monsters … Continue reading Wednesday Wandreings: Our Second Moon, Overthinker Problems, Zodiac Monsters, and Superheroes with Dirty Minds

Wednesday Wanderings: Google Earth Fails, The Known Universe, Beautiful Buildings, and Dance of the Planets

Google Earth is a wonderful tool, but occasionally, they do get things a bit, um, wrong: http://www.viralnova.com/when-google-earth-screws-up/2/ A digital tour of the entire known universe, starting in the Himalayas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U The Known Universe Some truly beautiful examples of unusual architecture: http://news.distractify.com/alex-scola/breaking-conventions Dances of the Planets make intricate designs: http://ensign.editme.com/t43dances Those last remind me of the … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Google Earth Fails, The Known Universe, Beautiful Buildings, and Dance of the Planets

Wednesday Wanderings: 12 Old/New Words, New (Cute) Mammal Discovered, Book Lovers Will Understand, Rogue Planets, and That Fresh After Rain Smell

Here are twelve words that just might be older than you realize. Just one more example of what goes around, comes around: http://mentalfloss.com/article/51150/12-old-words-survived-getting-fossilized-idioms A new mammal species was discovered recently. Oddly enough, there was one in a zoo for a long time, but zoologists thought it was one of a different (known) species. The article … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 12 Old/New Words, New (Cute) Mammal Discovered, Book Lovers Will Understand, Rogue Planets, and That Fresh After Rain Smell