White Trash

  Believe it or not, this is NOT the same statue that this idiot constructed. His 26-foot tall statue, called Forever Marilyn, lowered Chicago’s already tawdry Michigan Mile for a summer. I appreciated his previous works which stood there—a three-dimensional rendition of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and then a metallic, wind-tormented King Lear—but despise the sensational […]

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De-Extinction

I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?

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Decay

Remember Decay? It’s that zombie movie that was made by scientists at CERN (the Large Hadron Collider), remember? Sure you do. I wrote about an article that Wired wrote that was about that movie. I knew you remembered. Well, the movie was released yesterday. As promised, the whole movie is free for downloading, as well […]

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Mars

If you’re like me you spend a lot of time thinking about Mars. Have you seen this one yet? I’ve seen it before but it recently popped up again on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. almosttrees_mro_2560.jpg (2560×1920).   Almost as cool as…

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