Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Joy Of Paint

If you’ve got nothing better to do as winter bears down, there’s always paint. First, via Buzzfeed: Just 15 Extremely Satisfying Gifs Of Paint Being Poured And Mixed Here’s How To Paint Literally Everything And some history: In Paleolithic times, … Continue reading

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Eighties Sci Fi TV

The 1980s was an interesting time for science fiction on television. Influenced by the success of Star Wars and other films, the networks came up with a number of shows, most of them aimed at young audiences, to bring the … Continue reading

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Cartoon Classics

Cartoon Classics You Remember Porky in Wackyland (Dough for the Dodo) Original release: 1938 One of the first “adult” incarnations of Porky and his encounter with the legendary bird. Synopsis: Porky is inspired by the offer of a huge reward … Continue reading

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Season’s Leavings And Greetings

So the news came earlier this week that George Michael had passed away, capping off a year that really sucked for some, but which also ended on, for better or worse, a real note of change after the Presidential election. … Continue reading

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Lands Of The Lost

Recently, the UK Sun had a story about a possible lost civilization buried underneath the South Pole’s ice: Allegedly, a society could have existed ‘prehistory’, coming to an end with the last Ice Age which froze over the continent. And … Continue reading

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Rolling On

Remembering the Segway. From About.com: Dynamic Stabilization enables Segway self-balancing emulation to work seamlessly with the body’s movements. Gyroscopes and tilt sensors in the Segway HT monitor a user’s center of gravity about 100 times a second. When a person … Continue reading

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Our Animal Friends?

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of human psychology. Wikipedia We humans have a long history of doing this, from ancient times onward: Löwenmensch figurine … Continue reading

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