The Future Looks a Little Like the Past

What’s going on? Long time, no see. Earth is going to hell in a hand basket, so I may as well give you an update while the glaciers still exist. For the record, no, I’m not pushing up daisies. Sorry for your disappointment. Changes Nobody Asked For You may have noticed the different domain. LongContinue reading “The Future Looks a Little Like the Past”

Halloween 2019: Bite-size Monsters

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are eating candy corn…horror movies haunt our television set…it must be Halloween. Put on your hockey mask— we’re gonna scurry down the sidewalk and take a closer look at nature’s miniature maniacs. 1. Bite-sized Monster: “Poisonous” caterpillar (banded tussock or American dagger moth) Beauty is in the Hair of the CaterpillarContinue reading “Halloween 2019: Bite-size Monsters”

No Money Astronomy: Remastered Edition

  Everyone knows you made the naughty list—a lump of coal ripped a hole in your stocking. You may have enough sedimentary rocks to keep warm during the winter, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be jolly, cheerful or merry. Santa’s elves screwed you over, however, there’s still one more present underneath the tree and itContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Remastered Edition”

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”

No Money Astronomy: Book Cover Reveal

  You want to observe the night sky, but you also don’t want to sacrifice your fat piggy bank. Telescopes, eyepieces, binoculars, planetary filters, camera adapters…amateur astronomers use a variety of fancy toys to peek at the universe, however, these fancy toys cost an astronomical amount of cash. Flip through a telescope catalog and you’llContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Book Cover Reveal”

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”

Horror Writing Tips: How to Scare People

You sacrificed a precious hour watching innocent people become lunch meat, and now it’s your bedtime. Tucked underneath cozy comforters, the darkness inside your mind turns on, just like the television inside your living room. You can’t use a television remote to change the channel inside your mind. If a thirsty zombie is about to giveContinue reading “Horror Writing Tips: How to Scare People”

Moon Mysteries: Lunar Cave

For at least 4.51 billion years—the Moon’s rocky face has been jabbed and whacked by rude asteroids. The history of violent events is forever recorded on the lunar landscape. Mountainous scars create a strange landscape, and mysteries are tucked inside cold shadows. We often take the Moon for granted or forgot that it’s a worldContinue reading “Moon Mysteries: Lunar Cave”

Devils & Dust: Mars Is For Sale

Pssst…are you in the mood to buy something special? Are you tired of planet Earth? Step right up and purchase your very own piece of Martian land! For a measly price of $35—you’ll become a proud Martian landowner, and you never even have to put on a complicated space suit. A special land deed detailsContinue reading “Devils & Dust: Mars Is For Sale”