Still “f*cking love science?”

Decades ago I read about the Carrington Event, a solar storm that decimated telegraph systems in 1859. What if that happened today? I wondered. Nobody seemed to be talking about it. Yesterday, I started thinking about it out of the blue and Googled it because I experienced a sudden “bad feeling” about it. Turns out, people besides scientists are talking about it. It’s been picked … Continue reading Still “f*cking love science?”

The ancient internet

Sometimes I get nostalgic for the early days of the internet, when just the very act of reading or looking at something someone to the web seemed truly amazing to me. The following is a collection of either archived or still active vintage websites. Heaven’s Gate Yes, the Heaven’s Gate website still remains active, maintained by two members who “stayed behind” when the rest “departed … Continue reading The ancient internet

“The Highwaymen”

I’m extremely jaded about movies right now. Until last night, it’d been awhile since I’d seen one that truly impressed me. “The Highwaymen,” a Netflix original film, is the best new movie I’ve seen in at least ten years. The pacing, the dialogue, the acting and the cinematography are all on point. I love a good period film, and this one really did it for … Continue reading “The Highwaymen”