Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Falcon Heavy, Virus May Be the Cause of Consciousness, Winter Olympic Facts, and 23 Dumb Jokes

SpaceX launched it's Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6. The lift off was pretty neat, and the two booster rockets landed upright almost in perfect sync. If you missed it, here's a video of the take off and landing: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Scientists think a virus might be responsible for human consciousness: Human Consciousness Are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Falcon Heavy, Virus May Be the Cause of Consciousness, Winter Olympic Facts, and 23 Dumb Jokes

Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

Did you know that fish sing? They do, and here's a recording of them doing it: Singing Fish Oh, oh, oh! Another  NFL Bad Lip Reading video! Happy, happy, joy, joy: Bad Lip Reading Now you can have luxury travel accommodations and stay environmentally friendly thanks to these high-end hotels that practice sustainability: Sustainable Luxury  … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

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: Tree Art, John Cleese on Political Correctness, Ancient Seeds, and Juno Film of Jupiter’s Moons

Another click baity header, but the art is fantastic: Tree Trunk Carving John Cleese being his usual brilliant self here, with some thoughts on political correctness: John Cleese Speaks 850 year old seeds that still grew: Ancient Squash A stop-motion film from the Juno spacecraft as it approached Jupiter in June. It shows the orbiting … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Tree Art, John Cleese on Political Correctness, Ancient Seeds, and Juno Film of Jupiter’s Moons

Wednesday Wanderings: Bubbles, Saturn’s Moon’s Ocean, More Star Wars VII Details, and the Wisdom of Yogi Berra

What this woman does with bubbles is amazing: Bubbles Using data from the Cassini mission, scientists have discovered a global ocean on one of Saturn's moons: Moon Ocean This is from a few months back, but it gives more hints and details about the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Star Wars VII Yogi Berra, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Bubbles, Saturn’s Moon’s Ocean, More Star Wars VII Details, and the Wisdom of Yogi Berra

Wednesday Wanderings: Monolith Found Underwater, Time Lapse Earth Video, Miss Piggy Gets Distracted, and Dr. Who Season 9 Trailer

A stone monolith, which may be 10,000 years old, has been discovered underwater in the Sicillian Channel: Monolith Dmitry Pisanko took publicly available footage from the ISS and made this rather lovely time lapse video of the Earth from space: Earth Video We were all devastated by the announced break-up of Kermit the Frog and … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Monolith Found Underwater, Time Lapse Earth Video, Miss Piggy Gets Distracted, and Dr. Who Season 9 Trailer

Wednesday Wanderings: If the US Declared War on Itself, Loki Argues with Kids, Avengers in Their Spare Time, and EM Drive Possible?

This is kind of long, and detailed, but I thought it was fascinating, especially for a writer. If you want to write an apocalyptic final days set in the US, this might come in handy: If the US Declared War on Itself Even Loki should know better: Loki Argues with Kids Some are better than … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: If the US Declared War on Itself, Loki Argues with Kids, Avengers in Their Spare Time, and EM Drive Possible?

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: Things Learned Growing Up With Books, Scenic PA, Awesome Lightning Photos, and Steampunk Girl Video

All of these are (or were at one time) me. All of them: http://www.epicstream.com/list.asp?articleid=1266&id=147&name=17+Things+You+Learn+From+Growing+Up+On+Books And a plug for the pretty that exists in my home state: http://www.pennlive.com/projects/2014/pennsylvanias-best-views/ If you like lightning, you will like these photos: http://bit.ly/1ntgXe7 And, finally, for your amusement- a really nicely done video for the song "Steampunk Girl" by John Anealio: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Things Learned Growing Up With Books, Scenic PA, Awesome Lightning Photos, and Steampunk Girl Video