Mission to Mars: NASA Lacks InSight

  Have you ever wondered if the Red Planet shakes, rattles and rolls? No? Too bad! NASA filled their bottle rocket and flung a sophisticated ornament at Mars, just in time for the holiday season. InSight blazed a path of hell across space-time, and on November 26, 2018, landed near Elysium Planitia—a flat and lackluster regionContinue reading “Mission to Mars: NASA Lacks InSight”

Slasher Theory: More Monstrous Than Monsters

(Originally published at Slashermonster.com) What is a monster? You know it when you see it, right? Fangs…claws…wings—horrific entities that extract fear out of helpless humans. Anyone can see the demon behind the horns, but what about the demon behind the smile? They say people are the scariest of all monsters. Unassuming citizens can slip pastContinue reading “Slasher Theory: More Monstrous Than Monsters”

Fearology: Paradox of Mortality

(Originally published at Slashermonster.com) Fear is a biological mechanism which can either kill or save you. All of us are scared of something, however, some people are either paralyzed by fear or motivated to wrestle the hungry polar bear. If a Mack Truck is blazing a path of hell down the street, and you soContinue reading “Fearology: Paradox of Mortality”

Fearology: The Frailty of Flesh

(Originally published at Slashermonster.com) We’re just like flowers—painful circumstance is the foot which crushes our petals. People often forget how vulnerable they are. Many of us hop inside the cockpit of our car and fly down the street…forgetting that metal and humans don’t mix very well. A dull knife can pop our soft body likeContinue reading “Fearology: The Frailty of Flesh”

Deadliest Bloodsucker: Tick vs Vampire

    The world is full of bloodsuckers. Some are large, and some have eight legs. The vampire is a creature of the dark: Widow’s peak, sharp fangs and velvet cape—the gentle pressure of sunlight cause these pale-skinned bloodsippers to explode into flames. Ticks are 20-million-year-old arachnids, and they were evolutionarily designed to chug theContinue reading “Deadliest Bloodsucker: Tick vs Vampire”

Fearology: Scared to be Alive

(Originally published at Slashermonster.com) When the Sun goes to sleep—imaginary monsters wake up. Secretive abominations hide underneath our beds, while Boogeymen stalk the unseen corners of our closet. Nocturnal furry things live in the woods, and their territory is just beyond your cozy bed. A wall separates you from the wild unknown and that’s whyContinue reading “Fearology: Scared to be Alive”

Flower Power: A Closer Look at Spring Pollen

    Colorful zombies are rising from the ground, and they’re hungry for sunlight. The fundamental aspects of nature are often unnoticeable. Subatomic particles, molecules, microbes, viruses, bacteria…the tiny stuff is everywhere, and we sure as shit can’t exist without them. Technology allows us to glimpse into the microcosm, but our squishy eyeballs were evolutionarily designedContinue reading “Flower Power: A Closer Look at Spring Pollen”

Infinitesimal Reality: Frozen Spring

  A prophetic groundhog predicted this would happen. Spring sprouted on March 20, 2018, but winter refuses to melt. Unusual snowstorms are scheduled to disrupt people’s lives. Put on your earmuffs and coat—let’s shrink our perspective and take a closer look at itty-bitty pieces of cold reality. Our last investigation examined melting snow sculptures. We alsoContinue reading “Infinitesimal Reality: Frozen Spring”

Infinitesimal Reality: Winter is Melting

    Winter’s cold grasp is starting to get warm. Let’s shrink our perspective and take a closer look at melting snow sculptures—crafted by the chromatic edge of sunlight. We all have seen fluffy white stuff descend from moody clouds. Now it’s time to witness the demise of a frigid season. If you’re expecting toContinue reading “Infinitesimal Reality: Winter is Melting”