Crazy in Love

A friend sent me this article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal, “Is It Love or is It Mental Illness?” Recent studies of brain scans show that being in love causes changes in the brain that are strikingly similar

Computer Science and the Human Brain

Most of us think of Leonardo Da Vinci as a great artist, with his masterpiece the Mona Lisa.  In reality, Da Vinci possessed fine artistic skills but was actually one of the world’s greatest scientist/engineer.   As depicted below, in the late

The Michelangelo Code

There was the Da Vinci code, now there are those that claim that the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel has secret codes embedded in the artwork from Michelangelo. The authors believe the entire Sistine Chapel, which they say is built to the same

Engineering Laws

The Laws……. of Mechanical Repair After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you’ll have to pee. of Gravity Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner. of Probability The probability

More on the Climate

From my buddy, Slick… “Why do we love to believe that mankind is a plague upon the Earth? We view anything and everything that happens in nature, no matter how barbaric, bloody, or destructive, as good. Indeed, the word ‘natural’

The Tool Changes the Brain

A young Computer Scientist named Leonard, who will be attending Carnegie Mellon University sent me this article, “Is Google Making us Stupid?”.  The article describes how the use of the Internet is changing our thinking processes: My mind now expects to take

Pima Air & Space Museum

Since I live near one of the best aerospace museums in the World (National Museum of the Air Force), I typically don’t visit aircraft museums elsewhere.  However, since the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona was only a few

Environmentalists and Communists

A great article from Charles Krauthammer skewers the Leftists that bow to the god of ecology: For a century, an ambitious, arrogant, unscrupulous knowledge class — social planners, scientists, intellectuals, experts and their left-wing political allies — arrogated to themselves