As children, when we found out about the speed of light, we were fascinated. To imagine something that could move so fast, as if it didn’t really move at all, is astounding. But light, like everything else in this universe, has speed. That is to say: it covers a specific distance in a given amount of time. It’s fast—but not fast enough when we think of it in terms of the larger scheme of things.More
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Let’s talk about genetic engineering; a recently developed technology and technique which is still being played with in our primitive human science labs. Among its greatest achievements has been mutating a lion and a tiger together to create a new breed of cat: the liger.More
The Pharaohs are some of history’s most intriguing personalities. They had strange customs, gigantic resting places, and pointedly different bodies. Their heads were elongated and they’re depicted in paintings and sarcophagi with elaborate headsets on.More
Few people knew about the Mayans and their insight into the future before speculations about the year 2012 came to light. Apparently there was some bizarre Mayan Calendar which early christian-based archaeologists incorrectly interpreted from what the Mayan shamans actual told them – they actually forced their biased limited thinking or beliefs or distortions of the actual truth that was completely contrary to what the actual Mayan shamans were telling them. They quite incorrectly thought the end of this Mayan calendar meant or predicted the end of the world because this was long past prophesied predictions in their teachings that has nothing to do with the Mayan calendar. Many people ignored what the Mayan shamans were telling them about their own calendar and they believed that the end was supposed to come on the 21st of December in 2012.More
The term ‘moonshot’ is used to describe projects deemed overly ambitious—like the mission to get man on the Moon.
Back in the day the term ‘moonshot’ may have been apt for the space projects taking place at the time but today our ambitions have gone way beyond the moon.More