Understanding Where We Are

I discovered a short video where a group of individuals recreate a scale model of our solar system, where the earth is the size of a small marble. To put such a model into perspective with an earth that size, the entire solar system that we belong to measured in diameter seven miles. Seven. Miles.

Bumblebees Can’t Fly

During his presidential campaign in 2008, Mike Huckabee quoted the bumblebee argument, which states that the laws of aerodynamics indicate that the bumblebee doesn’t have the required capacity to, and thus can’t, fly. Huckabee’s response: “It is scientifically impossible for the bumblebee to fly; but the bumblebee, being unaware of these scientific facts, flies anyway.” … More Bumblebees Can’t Fly

The Unsung Hero

It’s spring time, and that means it’s baseball season. I’ve taken an extra part-time job as an umpire for the local city league. Towards the end of the final game last night, the coach of the fielding team made a pitching change. He called time out and brought the infield in to the pitcher’s mound, … More The Unsung Hero