Cracked.com on Teenagers

Or, studies every awkward teen should know, including the following: #5. No Sex Now = Greater Life Satisfaction Later #4. Shyness Has No Influence on Whether or Not You’re Single (But Does Make Your Brain Work Better) #3. Talking Is Overrated: Girls Talking Can Lead to Depression #2. Yes, Your Friends Have More Friends Than…

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Let’s Get Physic(s)al!

A few recent & not-so-recent physics breakthroughs necessitate mention today… Spooky-Action-at-a-Distance (that is, the process in which two particles that have become quantum-entangled and are separated by vast distances exhibit faster-than-light information transfer – generally, according to Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, a physical impossibility) has been shown to be at least 10,000X the speed of…

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FAAAAAACTS

Shamelessly stolen from some random site (what else do I do on here?), I thought some of these were of interest… » Papaphobia is the fear of Popes. » Multiply 37,037 by any single number (1-9), then multiply that number by 3. Every digit in the answer will be the same as that first single…

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Quantum Physics to Start Your Day…

What is “touch” at the nuclear level? This one is a real mindbender: The physics of sensory perception are the strangest reflections on reality one can have. Quantum entanglement shows reality can’t be local. That is, there is some dimension of distance that we are not privy to by experiment. That, or quantum computing will…

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The Most Dangerous Time Is Now

The latest Mission Impossible film made me wonder why on earth we have created such horrible weapons as nuclear bombs. The fact that we could destroy ourselves completely is something that should bother everyone at least slightly when it is brought up. But the energy implications, on the other side of that coin, are just…

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