Science did another thing!

There is now a robot that flies like a jellyfish swims. From io9 Unlike a jellyfish (or umbrella), the robot doesn’t have a continuous membrane. Rather, it has four 8-centimeter-long Mylar wings. A small motor, which is connected to an external power source via...

Gravity

We went to see Gravity on Friday night, finally. I’m not going to get into the scientific inaccuracies (Phil Plait, who is far more qualified for it than I am, has already done that), I’m just going to say that it was spectacular. Gravity is not a movie...

Conspiracy!

Lately I keep running into conspiracy theories everywhere; there’s a conspiracy of doctors and immunologists to vaccinate people despite it being very dangerous to do so, there’s a conspiracy of of people more critically acclaimed than me who are so afraid...

Games people play

Tonight I’m hanging out with other geeky women, playing board games and card games. In honor of that, have a video of Wil Wheaton and Amber Benson playing my current favorite:...

Warm woolly goodness

It’s cold outside and the dog has certainly chosen his position on the matter.