Monthly Archives: December 2015

Nuclear Gift Ideas

Stickying this for a bit, as it’s nearly Christmas again.  I hope this helps someone! I’ve had an interest in nuclear war and bombs for a while now (purely theoretical, of course), and with Christmas coming up, I thought it … Continue reading

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James Randi and An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural

I found the most wonderful encyclopedia!  James Randi has put his An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural online for free! James Randi, for those unaware, is a famous skeptic, who’s debunked the likes of Uri … Continue reading

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The Last Message Received

I came across a new Tumblr today that I really enjoy.  The Last Message Received collects the last messages people receive from people, either because their relationship ended or because the person died.  Maybe it’s a bit macabre, but I … Continue reading

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Official XCOM 2 “Retaliation” Trailer

We got a new trailer for XCOM 2!  It’s so hard waiting.  The original release date was November, but it’s been pushed back to February 5th.  Still, I trust Firaxis.  They made an amazing XCOM, and I really think XCOM … Continue reading

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Restricted Data

Today while going through Reddit I came across the blog Restricted Data: The Nuclear Secrecy Blog.  It’s run by Alex Wellerstein, and it’s all about nuclear secrecy, nuclear weapons, nuclear testing, &c.  It’s incredibly interesting stuff if you’re into that sort … Continue reading

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The Florentine Bizzaria

Back when I was researching citrus fruits out of curiosity, I came across an especially curious specimen: the Florentine Bizzaria.  It was first discovered in the mid-1600s in, not surprisingly, Florence.  Pietro Nati found it at the villa of the … Continue reading

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