Amazon Recalls Eclipse Glasses

Posted by - August 14, 2017

Over the weekend I received a surprising email from Amazon.com telling me that some protective glasses that I recently purchased from them for my family to use as we watch the solar eclipse on August 21st were not confirmed safe for use. Even though the glasses are marked with an ISO number (ISO 12312-2 for

Would would the Vacuum of Space really do to us?

Posted by - July 24, 2017

We have seen it in movies and TV shows, someone gets shut in an airlock. Then the outer doors open and they are sucked forcefully out into the vast openness of space. As the body is flying away, it freezes and the person dies. Get ready. I’m about to go on another rant about how

Can we build the food replicators from Star Trek?

Posted by - June 12, 2017

We have all seen the food replicators from Star Trek. The Fifth Element used similar movie magic to create food. But would we ever be able to create food with just a push of a button? The answer to that question is simply, yes. First of all, the Law of Conservation states that matter cannot

The LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V Is Happening

Posted by - April 28, 2017

After a year in development, we finally have the first official images of the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V designed by Felix Stiessen and Valérie Roche. The 1:110 scale set measures in at 1 meter tall and will hit stores June 1, 2017 with a suggested retail price of $119.99. With just under 2,000

Podcast Episode #307 – The Return of AMD

Posted by - February 27, 2017

AMD is back from the shadows and I suddenly feel like the old cop in Dark Knight Rises.  “Oh boy are you in for a show tonight, son!” The Department of Homeland Security had some problems this week as they got locked out of their network.  Meanwhile, Glorious Leader’s personal website was hacked.  Guess it’s