Friday Review: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have never been very good with math. I can do basic stuff- make change, simple percentages, the kind of thing you actually use in life. But complicated, theoretical stuff? Way over my head. At the same time, I … Continue reading Friday Review: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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: Storm Clouds, Easter Island Bodies, Where Are the Aliens, and Life Advice from Over Sixty

Amazing video of the beauty of powerful storm clouds: Storm Clouds Those huge stone heads on Easter Island have bodies, too: Easter Island Statues Are we really alone out there? If not, where are all the aliens? This article takes a look at some of the possible explanations: Alien Life? Twenty Pieces of Advice from … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Storm Clouds, Easter Island Bodies, Where Are the Aliens, and Life Advice from Over Sixty

Wednesday Wanderings: Beautiful Stairs, Map of the Universe, Cat Playground House, and Suspended Food

Gorgeous stair designs: http://www.boredpanda.com/modern-stair-design/ Stunning map shows where the Milky Way fits in the Universe: http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1030869/pg1 Yes, another house that has a cat playground built in. Mine would love a house like this: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tasmaiuppin/house-of-cats#1mm3c6z These photos of food in mid-air are delicicious!: http://www.foodrepublic.com/2014/08/18/these-5-photos-food-suspended-middle-air-are-incre And a reminder- you have till the end of the month to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Beautiful Stairs, Map of the Universe, Cat Playground House, and Suspended Food