Burritos… In… SPAAAAACE!

I won’t make any jokes about “the flying burrito, brother” (too late!) but this was a pretty interesting video by the “Mythbusters” guys, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, and Canada’s coolest astronaut, Chris Hadfield, with help from chef Traci Des Jardin. The plan was to come up with something good … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012 quickie: Parking

So, what do you do when you have to park a lot of cars, but land is very expensive and hard to come by? If you live in Japan, there’s only one way to go: grab a bit of space and double up! Here are two examples of how people … Continue reading

Coolest. Astronaut. Ever!

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has been using his time on the International Space Station to show that space is not just for scientists, but also for artists and creators. He’s been posting some beautiful photos of the Earth from space, and now he’s made a music video of his cover … Continue reading

Better hope your next surgeon was a gamer…

Somehow I can see the scene at certain homes: “Honest, Mom, I’m going to be a surgeon, I need to keep playing!” Hour a day on a Wii boosted surgeons’ skills: Console helped doctors speed and efficiency in delicate procedures

Katsucon 2013: pre-convention cosplay

So, I went to pick up my badge for Katsucon 2013 Thursday night, and managed to catch a few cosplayers wandering the hotel/convention center. I put most of the pictures on a photography page, but I thought I’d share a few in a post.

Nerdtour 2012: T-minus 161 hours and counting…

Well, I tried to insert a countdown widget in one of these posts, but for some reason it just didn’t work out right. So, I put one in the sidebar, counting down the hours to 6 AM Saturday the 20th when the plane takes off! Now, doing the math, 161 … Continue reading