Einstein and Eisenstein

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Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Tin Foil Hat for Your House

If you’re tired of your neighbor stealing your wi-fi, French researchers have come up with a solution – a metallic wallpaper that blocks out and filters electromagnetic waves.  The paper can contain … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Windows on the World: Explore These Live Cams

If you’re looking to cure some voyeuristic urges, check out some cute animals, be entertained in the middle of the night, or you’re just lacking a window, explore.org has the … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

CBS Catches My Eye With “Vegas”

CBS has announced its fall debut dates and I scrolled through the list to find out what shows I wouldn’t be watching this season – with the exception of 60 Minutes. … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla!

July 10, 1856 was the birthday of visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, a man who is best known for his work with electricity but whose radical ideas have etched their place … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Martian Postcard

Celebrating 15 years of robotic presence on the moon, NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sent this lovely postcard to back Earth (okay maybe a few things have been added). It’s … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Queen of the Sun” Explores Our Well Bee-ing

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? (2010) is one of three bee-themed documentaries currently sitting in my Netflix queue.  Tonight I actually got around to watching it. … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dark Night for Dark Knight at One IMAX

The Internet has been buzzing since last night from early reviews of The Dark Knight Rises.  Everything from Best Picture talk to audience members crying and jumping from their seats with … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boson Buzz

It was an exciting week for the scientific community as physicists at CERN in Geneva announced that they may have discovered the Higgs boson, an elusive particle first theorized in 1964.  The … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Chris List

The other day, my roommate, Stephen, and I were discussing how we would rank the Christopher Nolan films in terms of our favorites, since we’re both huge fans of his … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bummer Blockbusters

Oliver Lyttelton over at The Playlist raises a good point with this article.  After checking out Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, he thought the film took a heavy approach to what should have … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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