Category Archives: Science & Space

Leonid Meteors Tonight!

You should go outside and watch the Leonid meteor shower tonight (Friday Nov. 16, 2012). It will produce many more shooting stars than the normal 6-10 per hour, and if we’re lucky, it’ll be a one-per-second show. It all depends … Continue reading

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Poe's Law

If you’ve never heard of it, there’s a “law” out there called Poe’s Law which states: Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is uttrerly [sic] impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that … Continue reading

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Remembering Challenger

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger’s last launch. I was in sixth grade english class when I heard about it. You? My family watched the first 13 shuttle launchings from our house in Satellite Beach, Florida. … Continue reading

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One month from today is the 2nd anniversary of Pluto’s demotion from Planet status to lowly Dwarf Planet/Kuiper Belt Object. I’m thinking of doing a blog carnival, or having guest bloggers on board that day for a random series of … Continue reading

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Homosexual Earns Olympic Berth

No, I’m not being anti-gay. At least, I’m not. They are most definitely being anti-“Gay” and to understand the reference, I’m going to be mean and make you click through the link to Off Resonance’s coverage of the Gay/Homosexual Olympic … Continue reading

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Tunguska Centennial

Today is the 100 year anniversary of the Tunguska meteor impact. If you don’t know why this is important, I suggest you read “Rain of Iron and Ice” by John Lewis. I own a copy so if you’re ever in … Continue reading

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NASA Images

Blogging is very inbred. I found this awesome post about photography from space through Bad Astronomy, who got it from Whil Wheaton. Go us. Now I get to blog about it. A series of photos from orbit were posted by … Continue reading

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Why Parrots are Annoying

I do not self-identify as liberal. Nor do I self-identify as conservative. And I agree, Liberals are annoying (so are conservatives). But not half as annoying as this young woman. Let me know how far you get through the video.

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Homeopathic Asscrackers, Batman!

I’ve been directed to a new website, which I find quite amusing: Crap-Based Medicine. One of the postings is of particular amusment because it points you toward an online homepathic self diagnostic tool. Some of the symptoms that you are … Continue reading

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MESSENGER Rocks the Solar System

The MESSENGER probe recently flew by Mercury. For all the details, go to the Bad Astronomy Blog, but I particularly like this image. It really makes me feel like I’m in a science fiction spacecraft, exploring new worlds.

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