No Money Astronomy: Celestial Navigation

  Celestial navigation can be a pain in the ass, especially if you have no money. The sky is unthinkably obese, which means our eyes have plenty of starry real-estate to explore. So much territory, in fact, our eyes don’t know where to look first! They swivel inside their comfy orbital sockets while our irisesContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Celestial Navigation”

Random Rant: Cell Phones

  Hey! Guess what? Do you want know what I’m sick of? No? Too bad! I’m still gonna tell you—I had it up to HERE with cell phones! You can’t see me right now, but my arm is stretched beyond biological capacity. Yeah! That’s right! Everywhere I fuckin’ go—people have their heads down—hypnotized by someContinue reading “Random Rant: Cell Phones”

Secret Photography Hack: Variable Camera Adapter and Filters

  Shhhhhh…hey…hey…yeah—I’m talking to you. Come closer. Closer. …A little more… …Stop…if you want to get any closer…buy me a drink. Or something. My secret involves a universal camera adapter and filters. I discovered a way to use them simultaneously, but don’t worry! It’s a very simple technique, which is limited only by your unrelentingContinue reading “Secret Photography Hack: Variable Camera Adapter and Filters”

Mysterious Blue Moon Photographed!!!!!!!!

Did you get a chance to see the blue moon? (July 31, 2015) No? You missed out on something absolutely incredible! A blue moon is indescribably rare—in fact—it’s one of the most rare astronomical phenomenon in the entire universe! Every 700 years, gravitational perturbations cause the moon’s orbit to become highly elliptical, resulting in aContinue reading “Mysterious Blue Moon Photographed!!!!!!!!”

No Money Astronomy: Specters In The Night

The night sky is haunted. There are ghastly starry specters—soft splatters of ethereal light—glowing among the eternal dark. They’ll make your eyes squint. They’ll make you question reality…am I seeing things? Is there anything really there? Why am I talking to myself? It’s true! The night sky is filled with allllll sorts of things andContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Specters In The Night”

No Money Astronomy: The Planets

Look! Your piggy bank is gorging itself on coins! You’ll soon have enough pennies to buy yourself a delicious chocolate chip muffin! Yesssssss!!!!! We’re still hitchhiking along the cosmic highway and haven’t cracked open our wallet or purse. We learned how to locate stars, identify constellations, and observe the moon—all for free! Did you knowContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: The Planets”

No Money Astronomy: The Moon

Hey! Is that a bulging wallet in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? I don’t mean to embarrass you! I’m sure it’s both. The last time we met— I proved that the constellations don’t have a cosmic price-tag: time, dedication, and consistency is all that’s needed—to learn about celestial characters ofContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: The Moon”

No Money Astronomy: Constellations

So, what did you buy with all the money you saved? During our previous observing session together—we learned that the night sky doesn’t charge an admission—as long as you know where to look. There are bizarre stars just waiting to be seen and many of them don’t require fancy glass! Just those squishy optics insideContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Constellations”

No Money Astronomy: Stars

So, I was at the grocery store the other day, admiring the baguettes, when I heard footsteps directly behind me. The pressure of staring eyes caused me to lift my snout into the air, that’s when someone tapped me on the shoulder. Three times. “You know, I want to get into amateur astronomy, but IContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Stars”

Dead Stuff: Specters, Ghosts, and Phantoms

  Do ghosts exist? **….Shhhh…did you hear that?** We all heard stories, right? I’m sure you know a few. There are dark tales about demonic possession, angelic entities, vengeful phantoms, spectral manifestations, ectoplasmic beings…you get the idea. The basic premise is pretty much the same: somebody dies, and some how, some way—they managed to pullContinue reading “Dead Stuff: Specters, Ghosts, and Phantoms”