Spaceships and Hollywood

Spoiler alert - in the future there never will be artificial gravity - astronauts won't be able to walk around in spaceships. In the movies most spaceships like the Starship Enterprise employ a convenient technology they call "artificial gravity" to overcome this weightlessness problem. In a few movies they even rotate parts of the ship,... Continue Reading →

Changing the Blog Appearance

For those who visit our blog regularly, you'll notice this new logo which I designed using the GIMP. I've also changed the colors. As of writing we've got a new darker theme. I change this from time to time just to keep things interesting. And finally, on the home page I regularly change the main... Continue Reading →

The 5 Types of Bullies Adults Face (and How to Stop Them) — PliscaPlace

Originally posted on Kopitiam Bot: (Source: When my daughter was in first grade, she came home complaining about a girl who bullied her. I went to the teacher and explained and asked that she keep an eye on the situation. A few days later, the teacher reported that my daughter was mistaken–there was no… via... Continue Reading →

Thomas Edison’s Failed Invention

It's apparently true. Thomas Edison worked on inventing a "ghost machine" to contact the dead. It's called his "failed invention." Or did he? Apparently no machine was ever found after his death and it is generally believed he was joking because he did not believe in such things. However, I did find this cool short film where... Continue Reading →

Are we about to hit maximum technological achievements or will we keep going further at a steady pace? Or are we about to run out of improvements?

Did you know once in history it was decided that everything that ever will be invented has already been invented? It’s true. “Charles H. Duell was the Commissioner of US patent office in 1899. Mr. Deull's most famous attributed utterance is that ‘everything that can be invented has been invented.’ Most patent attorneys have also heard... Continue Reading →

Why do scientists think there might be life on earth like planets when aliens might survive hot temperatures with no water?

Good point. Great question. We just look for the most “likely” places life might develop. Interestingly, though, there are lifeforms like the ones you describe here on Planet Earth! You can find these lifeforms in Chile, specifically the Atacama desert. This place is burning hot and has had no significant rainfall in at least 250 years. According to “While... Continue Reading →

Fedora: Banned?

I recently switched from Kubuntu Linux to Fedora KDE and have really been enjoying it. I tried to join the Fedora Forums today. Later I logged in to the forums to see what was going on and received this message: vBulletin Message You have been banned for the following reason: No reason was specified. Date... Continue Reading →

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