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What does mysticism mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It’s close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.— Elie Wiesel
Category Archives: science!
I've learned three really cool new phrases lately, in my studies of the nature of void! (shut up, we've all got hobbies) 1. Spacetime foam: The term for what space and time look like on a quantum (teeeeeeeeny) level, such … Continue reading
So one time this culture discovered that a readily-available plant had a really tasty component, and they began harvesting, and then cultivating and later, processing and refining and making all kinds of analogs and variations on the tasty stuff. Everyone … Continue reading
This has been out a little while, but I just got around to watching it, and HOLY CRAP MY FAVORITE MUSIC THING EVER. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video So, A) I'm in … Continue reading
This is what I get for surfing at four a.m. apparently: A really nice, long, juicy article about why we sleep! It tackles some new research and proposes a sort-of-new conclusion, too. Good read! It's always nice to be reminded why … Continue reading
In my stumblings today, I wound up watching this Nova episode on Richard Feynman: [youtube=http://youtu.be/Mn4_40hAAr0&w=425] Now, this is partly notable because I'd been pretty sure there wasn't much on Feynman that I hadn't seen or read already. I'm a … Continue reading
::clapclapclapclapclap:: Stars from Space [HD video, really worth your time to let load, hit fullscreen, sit back and get ready to grin like a maniac]
Well, either I bit my lip or something in the night (possible), or I have a real honest-to-Pete cold sore coming on. ::stifles panic:: Now, I know that cold sores are normal — they're expressions of Herpes Simplex 1, which … Continue reading
I thought this made for a nice quick "Oh! Huh" kind of moment — not that the points below can't be argued (haha what fun are things that can't be argued, right?) but it is fun to think about in … Continue reading