Mars Exploration & The Budget Of Madness

April 2, 2012 Space Leave a comment

Robert Zubrin, president of the Mars Society, has been an advocate of serious Mars exploration for years. He’s fought and fought (and fought) for the United States to actually explore their horizons, despite constant opposition in the form of general apathy. You can even hear him sing about it (well, ...

Should We Modify Humans To “Save” The Planet?

March 30, 2012 Science

What should we do about climate change? Lower our carbon emissions? Buy into solar energy? Stop eating meat? How about we genetically alter the human species? A group of researchers have suggested doing just that, stating it “poses less danger than altering our planet through geoengineering.” They’re not necessarily advocating ...

Do Aliens Exist As Ideas?

March 27, 2012 L'Absurde

The above video allegedly belonged to a dying NASA scientist. It posits that aliens are not the “green creatures” we are so familiar with, but rather “far more sinister and horrifying” than we could possibly imagine. They act as parasites, attaching themselves to human beings, living inside something called a ...

Japanese “Ghost Ship” Arrives Off Coast Of British Columbia

March 24, 2012 Science

A ghostly remnant of the March 11, 2011 Japanese tsunami has been located just over 100 miles from the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia, Canada. It’s a fishing boat, and although clearly rusted and in pretty bad shape, it’s been coasting along in the pacific ocean for about a ...

Time Travel Proof in Pictures
Image: The Proof Is Out There

Are These Images Proof of Real Time Travel?

March 22, 2012 Time Travel

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. Apparently, no one is willing to follow proper time travel etiquette. Time travelers are leaving proof of their escapades everywhere! Well, the best I can do is keep track of these temporal anomalies. What follows are a series of images that many claim are ...

Dug North And His Amazing Automata

March 22, 2012 Inventions & Tech

I’ve been fascinated with automata ever since playing Syberia and reading Gaby Wood’s intriguing (if not occasionally out-of-focus) book “Edison’s Eve” nearly 10 years ago. These hand-cranked, clockwork machines have recently garnered mainstream attention thanks to the film Hugo, and the above video is a short tour of the works of ...