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Faster than Light? Not so Fast…

Einstein was wrong! We’ve found something that travels faster than light!

By now, the allegation of physicists at CERN has gone viral through every major news outlet. Indeed, the announcement does more than tickle the fancy; it seems to vindicate every sci-fi fan who stubbornly insisted the light-barrier would eventually be defeated. Wormholes, hyperspace, [...]

Welcome to the SGU 24-Hour Show!

For the last several weeks, I have been working with some very talented folks (and most excellent friends) at making the SGU 24-Hour Show a reality. It’s your escape to reality! I am helping run the event, along with Mike Lacelle, Doug Sobon, Cortney Bergin, Mikey Grenier, and of course the Rogues of the SGU, [...]

Michele Bachmann: Vaccines cause mental retardation

Move over Jenny McCarthy.

You’ve probably heard about the HPV vaccine debate by now. Governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry has been taking heat for his executive order that young women be offered Gardasil to inoculate against the virus linked to cervical cancer.

This isn’t the place to debate the wisdom of “being forced to [...]

Playing God because someone has to…

Consider this a Wednesday roundup of the most awesome variety. Open Pandora’s box, pluck the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, and watch what we are doing with Promethean fires.

Fantastic Voyage?

For the first time in history, scientists have managed to create a working engine from a single molecule. Our Industrial Revolution audacity has [...]

Mabus’ Last Email To The SGU

One of the topics we did not cover on this past week’s show was the arrest of Dennis Markuse (aka Dave Mabus, aka Hebert Marxune.) Authorities in Montreal arrested him, charging him with having made death threats. Authorities have finally caught up with Mabus’ antics, which he has been getting away with for just about [...]