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  • April 1, 2014
    And it will probably not look like that. A senior astronomer at the SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute insists humanity will discover alien life within the century. Of course, Bigfoot hunters always claim they're only a day from discovering that giant ... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    In rare good news, astrobiologists have determined the earth should be habitable for at least another 1.75-billion years. For reference, that's 1.75-billion years minus 50 years more than I care about. The research was led by Andrew Rushby, from UEA's school of Environmenta... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2013
    Flower Shells are shotgun shells loaded with flower seeds instead of birdshot/buckshot (previously: game-bird seasoning shells). The idea is that instead of taking life from the world, you'll be giving life BACK. Unless you shoot an animal, then it's a wash. The shells will ... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    In a groundbreaking discovery, the Mars Rover Curiosity has confirmed the presence of water on Mars. How much? About two percent of the soil, or two pints per cubic foot. Unfortunately, the water molecules are "bound to other minerals in the soil," so filling a swimming pool... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2012
    Astronomers have discovered what they believe is a five-planet solar system orbiting Tau Ceti, a star with very similar luminosity to our sun. And one of those planets is the proper distance away from its sun "to sport mild temperatures, oceans of liquid water, and even life." ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2012
    Launched in November of 2011, last night NASA's rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars, ready to begin its two year mission to determine whether the red planet was ever capable of supporting life. Thankfully, everything went according to plan and didn't end as just anothe... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2012
    Some crazy Russian nutjob claims we'll achieve human immortality by 2045. Just...not in the way that you think. Unless you thought you'd have a holographic body controlled by your brain in a jar, in which case remind me to destroy my mind with drugs and alcohol so they can't ... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2012
    This is a video of 32-year old Jeremiah McDonald having a conversation with his 12-year old self via VHS tape thanks to the younger Jeremiah having the foresight to tape himself having a spazzy, open-ended conversation with a future version of himself. That...is pretty deep fo... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2011
    I mean, awesome if it's true, I just know I've been on the steady downhill since I was six. I'm talking below the x-axis downhill. But maybe it's because I'm not so much a nerd or regular person, but something else entirely. "A loser with no future?" *tapping finger to nose... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2011
    Because there's absolutely no point, scientists have managed to create 'living' cells out of metals. Why? I JUST TOLD YOU, THERE'S NO REASON. Fine, FINE -- it's to prove that inorganic life could evolve somewhere in the cosmos. Are you happy now?! Because I'm sure as hell ... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2011
    Happy Memorial Day. I'd like to take this time to thank all those who have given their lives for the sweet, sweet freedom we seem to so often take for granted. Thank you. For a guy whose idea of sacrifice involves forgoing dessert, I've got nothing but respect for those who ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2011
    Alien bacteria? Possibly. Noodle puking noodles? Probably. A NASA scientist who's dreamed of having sex with aliens since adolescence claims he's found FOSSILIZED ALIEN BACTERIA in a rare form of meteorite. This discovery may or may yes lend credit to the Scientologist bel... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2010
    Listen bro, nothing's 100%. There are only two things in life that are given and that's regret and depression. Because one time I studied for an exam so hard I KNEW I was gonna get a 100%. You know what I got? A f***ing 0. I kept snoozing my alarm and never left the dorm. ... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2010
    Note: Full-size flyer for the conference HERE. Reserve early for a free rosary! Galileo was a hack and the Catholic church knows it. Your "science" can't fool us you dead, dirty magician! Admit it -- admit you were wrong and the church was right! Me? I'm left. Dumbfounde... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Seen here trying to bite his tongue but catching his lip instead, Stephen Hawking claims there's no need for a God in order for the universe to exist. *Preparing napsack and evacuation route for flame war* Now, in his upcoming book, according to an excerpt of the introduction... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2010
    So some scientists believe that the BP oil spill may be creating a buildup of methane capable of exploding and causing a mass extinction not unlike the Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum that went down 55 million years ago and (arguably) the Permian extinction event from 251 millio... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2010
    Sure they may look like the sweetest pair of alien nips you've ever seen, but they're actually two bacteria cells, one of which is powered by man-made DNA. The zombie apocalypse: it nears. The researchers copied an existing bacterial genome. They sequenced its genetic code and... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2010
    J.D. Salinger, best known as the reclusive writer of 'The Catcher In The Rye' and being one of my favorite authors, has passed away at 91. I took the liberty of including some of my favorite quotes from Catcher here, but I highly highly HIGHLY encourage you all to take the tim... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2009
    Ever wondered what baby animals look like before they're projected out of their mothers' vaginas? Well now you do thanks to National Geographic. So yeah, thanks -- I, uh, think. Extraordinary Animals In The Womb aired last year, using advances in scanning and imaging technol... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2009
    So there's a new website out there that's similar to fmylife, but instead of people talking about how much their lives suck, it's a bunch girls talking about how much their lives are like Twilight, which is even sadder. Some examples: Today I asked my boyfriend if he would ho... / Continue →