Category Archives: Ramblings

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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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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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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The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made #airnzhobbit

“As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Starring Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson; … Continue reading

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Famous Film Scenes In LEGO

This is a really cool piece of stop motion animation using LEGO minifigs. They’ve recreated a wide range of famous film scenes using just LEGO, and it is awesome. Even if the sticking-out-at-the-side-arms are a little odd. Onwards!

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Walkers, Biters, And Geeks

The Walking Dead has returned, with an explosive opening episode. Instead of spoiling it for anyone who has yet to watch it, instead I’ll link to an interesting article by Oxford Dictionaries Blog, which talks about the different terms used … Continue reading

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