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Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser! Spread the word!

Support the fundraiser in the spirit of Malala Yousafzai’s work. Go to http://www.indiegogo.com/steampunks-for-malala and donate! http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/Special_Service_Announcement.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:24 — 2.0MB) | EmbedOK, it is good if we all send get-well-soon wishes to Malala who is currently treated in the UK, but it is even …

Break the Rules, Do Something New, be a Daring Amateur!

The attitude described here by Mr. Keats is so Steampunk: Be an individual, ask your own questions, do your own projects, inflict them on the world! Allow the word to engage you in return! To be inactive would mean to waste a chance to leave a mark. You do not …

Support the SciFund Challenge! Mad Science Hurray!

Today’s feature is for mad scientists and other future overlords of a more intellectual persuasion who do not have the funds to get started on their own. If the description above is all about you (yes, you!) then you should pay RocketHub a visit. This is all because RocketHub is …

The LHC just blew up the Universe

Actually, it did not, in case you did not notice. Inspired by Symphony of Science (see below) I dug around for the videos containing the lyrics. One particular enlightning one I discovered in the process is this presentation by Brian Cox: Beautiful! I say this again: Education was fashionable during …

Excuse me mankind, how about a reality check?

This is a non-steapunk update, this is a rant. Did I miss the memo or what is going on here? According to my latest information, the category of creatures called demons are complete and utter fabrications. They are nothing more and nothing less then a form given to our primal …

Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

I am fascinated by the ancient world and I have a particular interest in ancient languages.  This little presentation fills me with joy. Just take a look yourselves and be amazed! Three cheers for Dravidian Languages!

The Steampunk Approach to Science

It is a sad state of affairs that science has almost been driven off the popular consciousness. Intead, what you find is pseudoscience being distributed on TV through what is called “Infotainment”. The more outrageous the stories, the better. At the same time woo-woo quackery like magic sugar and magic …