Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Interesting and Amazing

Dragonfly009: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amazing_Eagle.jpg
Looks like 2015 will be a bit longer than a usual year. But only just.

The first computer programmer was born in 1815 apparently. And was the daughter of Lord Byron.


"There is more to life than increasing it's speed." - Mahatma Gandhi

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tuesday Trivia: Seas and Oceans

Giants of the ocean shown to scale. Wow these guys are big.

Wave heights in the North Sea can now be monitored from space. Dangerous waves could be forecast, could this make the seas safer?

A gallery of colossal sea creatures. A gathering of weird and wonderful ocean leviathans.

"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever." - Jacques Cousteau

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tuesday Trivia: The Final Frontier

Commercial spaceflight is a good thing? A solid defence of it.

Testing a potential Mars spacecraft. Where will Orion go in the future?

Virgin Galactic getting geared up to send us all to space, more or less.

Our solar system spiralling through space. Amazing!

"Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival." - Neil deGrasse Tyson

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Tuesday Trivia: It's 2015, are we living in the future?

Photo credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
Green tech predictions for 2015. What do we have ahead of us?

Barefoot shoes that look relatively normal, no creepy foot gloves.

Amazon Echo, just like the computer in Star Trek. Sort of...

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke