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November 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Carl Sagan famously stated “We are made out of star dust!”. This is evidently true, since the elements we are made of were forged in the fiery hearts of supermassive stars and supernovae. Now in comes Doctor Dinosaur and forces a massive reality check upon you:   …

Happy Discovery Day, Lucy!

Today in 1974 (I was already around at the time), a team of scientists organized by Yves Coppens, Maurice Taieb and Donald Johanson discovered the most complete fossil skeleton of a member of Australopithecus afarensis found to date. It is significant because it provided first evidence of an early bipedal hominid …

Interview with Steampunk author E.C. Jarvis

Following up on the book feature of E.C. Jarvis’ debut Steampunk novel The Machine (see below) I also had the opportunity to interview E.C., which was quite a pleasure. I also found it highly interesting we both have a completely boring, mundane and uncreative job in our respective background. But …

Hedy Lamarr’s 101st Birthday

Today ist the 101st birthday of Golden Age of Hollywood Actress Hedy Lamarr, and I would like to take the opportunity and point your attention to today’s animated Google Doodle: As you can see, Hedy Lamarr far more than one of the favorite actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She was …

The Force Awakens – Asian Trailer

This is the Asian trailer of Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens. Go to full screen, turn up the volume and enjoy the high-purity awesome of it all! The Tie fighters charging out from the setting sun alone! I cannot wait for December to come!

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