Author Archives: Wedge7

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Well then, that wasn’t pleasant, but at least it’s over. Just under a month since my kidney stones appeared, and I’m finally feeling better. This is thanks to a combination of drugs, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, some good luck, and … Continue reading

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Kidney Stones

I’m currently suffering from an 8mm kidney stone and renal colic, and it hurts. A lot. I’m taking three types of drugs to help with the pain. Posting here is currently the last thing on my mind. Normal daily updates will resume … Continue reading

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Dub FX – Live In Seattle 19/10/14

Dub FX – Live in Seattle 19/10/14. An entire live set recording by Dub FX. Very cool. Onwards!  

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Levitating Pumpkins! Halloween Science

“”And the cursed pumpkin rose up from the earth, carried to the sky by the spirits of All Hallows’ Eve.” Or in other words, Andy put a superconductor in a pumpkin and levitated it on a magnetic track.” (YouTube) A … Continue reading

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OK Go – I Won’t Let You Down

OK Go – I Won’t Let You Down. OK Go have done it again, creating yet another superb video. It is shot all in one take, as has become the norm for them, and involves the use of precise choreography, Japanese … Continue reading

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What Is Random? What Is Not Random?

What is Random and What is Not Random are two interesting videos by VSauce and Veritasium. They tackle what randomness is, whether anything is truly random, how to tell if it is, and talk about the underlying principles and physical … Continue reading

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Five Fallacies – PBS Digital Studios

“Arguing on the internet, everyone’s favorite pastime! But unfortunately, some people don’t do it very well — or at least they could do it better. You owe it to them (and yourself!) to help them out and make their claims … Continue reading

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