Category Archives: Science

Step Right Up- See It Here: The World’s Oldest Color Motion Picture!

Via Slate.com I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for things like this. The National Media Museum in the UK has discovered and restored the world’s oldest color movie, made by a one Edward Raymond Turner in 1902. … Continue reading

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Join The Army: See New Places! Shoot New Species!

I recently had the misfortune of watching a little movie called Battle: Los Angeles. It came out in March of 2011, perhaps you saw it too. It’s an alien invasion movie focusing on the Marines who are just a small … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Oscar Picks 2012!

By some fluke of not paying attention, the Golden Globes appear to have pass me by. My score then is zero for zero. Let’s see if we can do any better this time. It occurs to me that the ballots … Continue reading

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On The Care, Feeding, and Education of Nerds of All Types

We can say that Muad’Dib learned rapidly because his first lesson was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. It is shocking to find how many people do not … Continue reading

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Writing The Western XI: Act IV Complete!

Yes, it’s true. It’s amazing what a little momentum can make. Acts II and IV are nominally the same length (18-24) pages, but where II took me almost a month, IV was done in a matter of days. As we … Continue reading

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