Latest in ‘Professional Distractions’
We all know Doctor Who is brilliant British, but what if it wasn’t? Buzzfeed.com gives us an interesting “What If” take on the Doctor as an American produced TV show. No doubt an alternate version of Earth is proudly calling “Doctor Who” as American as apple pie. Who might be your American Doctor? Originally posted […]
February 24, 2014 By The Writer
When “The Walking Dead” premiered on Halloween of 2010 it was a television revolution. A horror-based tv show, about the survivors of a zombie apocalypse, hardly seemed like a good bet. However, through complex and interesting characters, plus a good amount of gore the show rose in popularity. Critical acclaim accompanied a rabid and diverse […]
January 31, 2014 By The Writer
A new app for Google Chrome lets users use Lego’s to build anything their hearts desire and then place their creations anywhere around the world. A brief search of the new Lego World has revealed some geeky entries.
December 9, 2013 By The Writer
When you’re on holiday, I’m sure you pose for a few pictures in front of notable sights and location. Well the same is true for the Doctor’s TARDIS. A new site called A TARDIS Abroad (www.atardisabroad.com) is the spot to catch a glimpse of the TARDIS on holiday. And in addition, you can get in […]
November 23, 2013 By The Writer
Wishing Doctor Who a brilliant 50th Anniversary.
September 23, 2013 By The Writer
With the future of gaming taking many forms StoryNexus has developed a unique “mostly” text based gaming system that allows just about anyone to create their own text adventures. There are many interesting and intriguing worlds to explore. From their flagship game, “Fallen London”, to many other. One we think you might enjoy (at least […]
August 4, 2013 By The Writer
It is official Peter Capaldi will be the twelfth (or thirteenth) Doctor. Capaldi will take the reins of the TARDIS as Matt Smith bows out in this years Christmas Special. The BBC made the announcement today live across the world with a special called, “Doctor Who Live.” Capaldi is no stranger to Doctor Who, in […]
In honor of the new release of Jurassic Park 3D here are some designs. Show off your love of Jurassic Park.
Latest in ‘Shiny Things’
I can’t decide if it is super adorable or super creepy. Osaka University is developing a lifelike baby sized robot called Affetto. The little robot’s key goal is to study the effects that humans have toward a robot that looks just like a human as opposed to one does not. Soft silicone and actuators combine […]
This adorable little robot can make a very complex cup of coffee. I can just see these popping up at coffeehouse across America, putting Liberal Arts College kids out of work. Just think how much more Starbucks could charge if they had robots making their coffee.
Festo, a German engineering company, have developed a robot that can fly just like a bird. We’ve reported on other such flying robots (Robot Juggle & Robot Heli-Bi-Wheel), but none that actually mimic the exact flight abilities of a real bird. SmartBird is built from a superlight material, which gives it a weight of less […]
Latest in ‘Free Speech is Fun’
In honor of the end of Harry Potter, and subsequently the end of my childhood, I present life lessons learned from my 13 year relationship with HP books and movies. Spoilers ahead for those who’ve not finished the movies and/or books Number 1: Your abusive guardian(s) may serve some purpose after all besides making […]
July 1, 2011 By The Scribe
A patient comes to you explaining that they have trouble losing weight despite good diet and exercise. You look at them and say something to the effect of, “Yeah right, workout more.Yes the vast majority of people who complain of this are eating poorly and probably not taking the best care of themselves. They may […]
Have you ever been typing something into Google and the suggestion you get is odd or just plain funny? Well I have, so I decided to bring you a regular helping of strange Google suggestions each week. Enjoy! Why are me? This is an odd phrase. I am not the Hulk… Why are you wearing […]