So I looked at fear last week and I will examine memory and trauma next. Before that, it will be useful to review how the brain works in a nutshell. […]
For something so awkward and squishy-looking, the brain is a deliciously complex and efficient thing that commands and controls everything about us. In the spirit of Halloween, I look today […]
How do lasers work (including an attempt to explain an Einstein theory using the word “tickle”)? What’s the latest on laser weapons? Is it possible to construct a laser forcefield […]
The reserve of the Western world since the early 15th century, the Tallest-Manmade-Thing-in-the-World (TMTW) Baton has been passed around the Eastern Hemisphere for the last 15 years. And these things […]
I was getting ready to go to my morning ethics class. 9/11/2001 evokes the same question for our generation that the shooting of JFK did for the previous one: where were […]
Most of us have been in one. Most of us live in one. According to the UN, 54 percent of the world’s population live in urban areas this year. By […]
There are seven billion people in the world. Where is everybody, really?