Have you ever wondered how one might operate a modern vehicle like an ancient chariot? This author has contemplated the concept from time to time throughout her life. George Lucas did too, apparently. His famous (infamous?) podracers in The Phantom Menace* are based on chariots like those seen in Ben-Hur*. Mr. Lucas and I are … Continue reading Ben-Hur – On a Motorcycle?!
….But no one wanted to wake her! Click the link to learn more, readers: Man comes home to find a massive tiger snoozing on his bed CHRISTIAN COTRONEO July 26, 2019, 1 p.m. No one likes to come home to neighbors screaming and pointing at your doorway. That would suggest something is amiss. And, indeed, … Continue reading “Someone’s Been Sleeping in My Bed….”
Take a look at this fantastic piece by Mr. Benjamin Cheah, readers: Where Politics and Business Collide April 20, 2020 In cyberpunk fiction, megacorps rule the world. But in our world, why would they? Old-school cyberpunk fiction was framed as a critique of hypercapitalism. Megacorporations have the same political clout as governments, if not more … Continue reading Reposted: On Business and Politics
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Or do they? In this laugh-out-loud video two women demonstrate how mothers’ views have altered over the last few decades. Although these ladies have several videos dedicated to such comparisons, this Summer Edition is definitely one of their better pieces. If any of you are … Continue reading Mother’s Day Fun
This little bird looks less like he flew over the rainbow and more as if he went right through it. Click the link to learn more, readers! The Rainbow Colors Of This Bird Are So Mesmerizing People Thought It Wasn’t Real By GoAnimals Apr 5, 2020 Every once in a while, we come across pictures of … Continue reading A Colorful Songbird
Follow the link to learn more, readers! Archaeology Intern Unearths Spectacular, 2,000-Year-Old Roman Dagger By Katherine J. Wu MARCH 2, 2020 As far as internships go, Nico Calman arguably had an especially good one. During his stint with the Westphalie Department for the Preservation and Care of Field Monuments in Germany last year, 19-year-old Calman unearthed … Continue reading A Spectacular Find
Well, Anthony Marchetta ought to be quite proud of himself. He has converted this author into an ardent My Hero Academia* fan, something this and other posts prove. The anime wrapped up its fourth season this spring and the manga is still ongoing. In fact, one might say it is just getting started, in a … Continue reading Hero, Too