If you didn’t already know: René Descartes (1596-1650), Isaac Newton (1642-1726), Albert Einstein (1879-1955), and Stephen Hawking (1942-2018). (Hat Tip to buddy and STEM teacher John McKinnon.) OK, Per My Mail, a lot of you don’t get this one, even with the “not even once!” and “Satire” category hints. I think that’s a sign that my … See the Meme
They mostly — but not always — attack (and beam up test subjects for those anal probes) in the summer.
News Item: “A third of millennials believe the Earth is flat” says a British company of Americans (not everyone on, well, Earth) after a survey. Still, not quite, as Science Alert clarifies. The survey found that 2 percent of adult Americans say — when paid to take the survey — they believe the Earth is flat, while 7 percent of … See the Meme
Yes, I know that’s the very point, ye who the antenna swung right past — go with the humor! (Photo: Very Large Array in New Mexico, Wikipedia)
Meanwhile, Education is mostly stuck in the era of “Grapes of Wrath”.
Every time I go to a buddy’s house, I come away with a great meme. (The previous one.) I spotted these figures in a cubby on his living room wall. They’re about 2″ tall. When he saw me spot them, he gave me this challenge: “Name them all and win the prize.” He didn’t offer … See the Meme
Plus, it can charge from solar. The most amazing thing to me: it’s a real photo. It’s about time someone did something to capture the imagination of kids who are deciding what to be when they grow up. Engineering, science, technology, astrophysics — they have amazing opportunities. If nothing else, the stereotype is proven true: red … See the Meme
Wait… that’s actually an artificial color?!
In the “good old days” we didn’t fear discovering the truth.
I’ve always thought this quote was profound. When I posted it, I commented: It’s often attributed to “Paul Brandt” — but it’s not clear if that refers to Canadian country music artist Paul Rennée Belobersycky (Brandt is his stage name), or someone less famous. I searched music lyric sites to see if it’s in one of … See the Meme