Category Archives: Science

Now You Can Take Control Of The Canadarm2 With This Simulator

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve dreamed of being an astronaut, either on board the I.S.S. or in a shuttle, and have wanted to control the Canadarm. Now, thanks to the folks at the Canadian Space Agency, you can.Continue Reading

A Year With Chris Hadfield – Chris Hadfield Launchiversary Tribute Video

One year ago today, with very little fanfare outside of Canada, Chris Hadfield was strapped inside a rocket and launched into space, where he’d spend the next five months on board the I.S.S. The above video was created by the Canadian Space Agency as a way of highlighting some of Hadfield’s most memorable moments in space. I say some, because there were many.Continue Reading

The Biggest Organism on Earth – Blue Whale? Mushroom? Giant Underground Panda? Alan Davies?

Many of you have may already be familiar with the above video: The Biggest Organism on Earth. The mention of the blue whale, immediately made me think of Poor Alan Davies, and all the times he has guessed “blue whale” on QI, only to be met with the klaxon. I was hoping to find a compilation video, consisting solely of Poor Alan Davies saying “blue whale,” followed by the klaxon. The internet failed me in that regard, but the following Alan Davies/Blue Whale video will suffice:Continue Reading

Melodysheep Has A New Album – Remixes For The Soul Volume II ft Steve Irwin with Video

The above video — Steve Irwin Tribute – Wildest Things in the World — was released yesterday, and is just one of many songs that can be found on Melodysheep’s latest album: Remixes For The Soul II, also released yesterday.Continue Reading

Watch Chris Hadfield on “George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight”

On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, Chris Hadfield sat down in George Stroumboulopoulos’ red chair. I think it will quality as a “Captain Obvious” statement when I say that it is a much-watch interview. The interview is funny, touching, and sincere.Continue Reading

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

Yesterday, the much anticipated An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth by astronaut superstar Col. Chris Hadfield was published. Leading up to the release, a series of “An Astronaut’s Guide To” videos were released. To coincide with yesterday’s release of the book, the final video was published. If you’ve yet to see yesterday’s video, or have missed one or all of them, I’ve created a handy-dandy playlist for your convenience.Continue Reading

Secret of the Stars – A New Song By Symphony Of Science

On February 26, 2013, the 17th installment of Symphony of Science, by melodysheep, was released. The song is a tribute to Einstein and the Theory of Relativity. It features Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Greene and Lisa Randall. It included footage from the following sources: – Through the Wormhole – Einstein’s BigContinue Reading

Geek Of The Week February 22, 2013

I know it has been weeks since the last time I’ve done a Geek of the Week. If you’ve been following my adventures in other places, you know I have reasons. I’ve been meaning to make the following video Geek of the Week since the beginning of January when it was first brought to my attentionContinue Reading

Ian Spector Interview

On Friday, December 7, 2012,  the dude who started the Chuck Norris Internet meme, and author of the Chuck Norris “Facts” books, Ian Spector (@IanJSpector) joined me live on the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247). If you missed the interview, don’t worry. The interview is available below for your downloading and listeningContinue Reading

Help Fund Zeenii: A Weekly App for Young Thinkers, Makers, & Explorers on IndieGoGo

I think the above video is all you need to know about this app. If my boys were still in the 7-10 age group, they would be jumping all over this app. If I were still in the 7-10 age group, I’d be jumping all over this app. Hell, I’m nearly 37-years-old and I wantContinue Reading

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