Author Archives: Wedge7

Simon And Garfunkel – The Sound Of Silence

Simon and Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence. I think nearly everyone knows this song, and for good reason. It’s beautiful, poetic, and instantly memorable with those first lines, “Hello darkness, my old friend“. Onwards! Website, Wiki.

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Tempest Vermilion

“Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona hosts some of the most unique landscapes on the planet, from the red iron oxide cliffs of its namesake, to the Jurassic-era petrified sandstone of White Pocket. This area features what some have described … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #8

We’ve had a couple of themed Throwback Thursdays recently, so this one is more random. It’ll contain several links to pretty awesome pictures. First up, buildings! Or rather, the whimsical street art of Nomerz (Colossal). This guy has painted faces … Continue reading

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Rise Against – Prayer Of The Refugee

Rise Against – Prayer of the Refugee. I can stand my own ground. Onwards!

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Marilyn vos Savant And The Monty Hall Problem

The Monty Hall Problem is a fascinating piece of mathematics and probability. The above video by Numberphile gives a great, in-depth, mathematical explanation of how it works, and they also have a few other videos on the problem. For a … Continue reading

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The Science Of Anti-Vaccination

“Fewer children in the United States are getting vaccinated. That’s bad news for those kids, and also for public health in general. Often, the response is to argue and debate and get angry at people who are we see as … Continue reading

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Why Do Mirrors Flip Horizontally (But Not Vertically)?

This video by Physics Girl is a great explanation of how mirrors work, and why we think they flip horizontally but not vertically. The answer is that mirrors actually flip images on the Z-axis. It’s really rather fascinating. Onwards!

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