Category Archives: Science

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

I’m in yet another TV Tropes Madness mode, so I didn’t bother to watch this, but suffice to say, where there are chimps, the Internet will be there.

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Okay, right as I’m moved to ditch the RID entirely, I finally find something worth commenting on. Because this is pretty much pseudoscience. First of all, I kind of doubt the underlying idea that cravings for certain types of food are really cravings for the things those foods contain. Especially when one of the claims […]

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Yes, my laptop is back in proper working order. I was directed to the specific image, not the page itself, and I find it fascinating that there are lights popping up only in what could be called “civilized” areas. Not just localized in cities; almost exclusively in the US, Europe, and to a lesser extent, […]

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Everything you could ever need to know about a black hole in 5 minutes! No one has cast a vote so far on what I should do with the RID? Strip should be posted by noon.

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

So when I mentioned that I was hoping to get a makeup post in for not putting up a post yesterday, I’d kind of forgotten about Wednesday being RID day. So lo and behold, the gazillionth astronomy RID!

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

I’ve encountered this site before. But surprisingly, I’ve never named it as an RID.

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Apparently I’m an “ambling armadillo”.

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

I did this already, only in a different form, way back in the very beginning. So I’m hitting the StumbleUpon button again. “This is your home. This is your home on drugs.”

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

I’ve had several occasions to watch “The Elegant Universe” and found it fascinating as much for its means of presentation as for its subject matter. But I’ve never seen the third part; pledge-break-filled versions, the only ones I’ve actually seen on my PBS stations, always omit the third part to get you to buy the […]

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

I’d find this more useful if it properly compensated for the Earth’s axial tilt. What’s that? You say it’s almost the autumnal equinox anyway and it may well do so? Well…