Category Archives: science

Flat Earth USA

Only 2% of Americans believe in a flat Earth. This would be heartening, except 69% have faith in Guardian Angels. Go figure.

Flat Earthers Beware

The world is not flat, but scholars of pseudo-cosmography cling to the belief in a 2D Earth like Seven-Day Adventists’ hope for the 2nd Coming of their Messiah. As early as 150BC Greeks divined the world was round through mathematics. Western historians claim that ancient societies espoused flat-worldism, however the center of the cult was […]

Tangled Wire Theory

Last night I put my headphones on the kitchen table. The leads were attached to my iPad. The power chord was separated from the headphone wires by several inches. I fell asleep to dreams of Thailand. I do miss my family. The next morning I woke early and went into the kitchen. The iPad was […]

Survival Of The Stupidest

Charles Darwin was blessed to have circumnavigated the globe in the HMS Beagle. His observations during the five-year voyage of the Southern Seas provided the young self-funded naturalist the time to develop with the theory of Natural Selection or Evolution as well as realized that throughout time Earth had experienced profound geological changes. No one […]

Light Stops On A Dime

According to Wikipedia the f-number (sometimes called focal ratio, f-ratio, f-stop, or relative aperture[1]) of an optical system is the ratio of the lens’s focal length to the diameter of the entrance pupil.[2] It is a dimensionless number that is a quantitative measure of lens speed, and an important concept in photography. The constriction of […]