The news is out. It has been officially announced that COSMOS has a second season … Neil deGrasse Tyson is officially returning to the Cosmos. Seth MacFarlane, who co-produced 2014’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, teased over Reddit in September to “stay tuned” for a potential second season of the documentary series. “I can’t give a … Read moreCOSMOS

The truth about Alex Jones

Alex Jones

You are probably familiar with Alex Jones. He is generally viewed as a conspiracy theorist who has over the years promoted some truly weird claims that have no evidence at all. Truth, honesty, integrity, or for that matter, evidence, are all very much out of scope. Specific examples of his claims includes … The Sandy … Read moreThe truth about Alex Jones

Happier Times: President Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Obama has a sense of humour

Whatever your politics might happen to be, you simply can’t deny that the man had (and still has) both class and dignity, then enacted that special magic of combining all that with a sense of humour. Well OK, some might deny it, but they tend to be the same folks who deem reality, science, and … Read moreHappier Times: President Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Monkey Selfie legal case settled – The Monkey gets 25%

Monkey Selfie

Back in 2011 photographer David Slater was in the Indonesian jungle and had setup his camera. A rather playful troop of crested macaque monkeys that he had befriended starting larking about with his camera, and soon one ended up taking the above monkey selfie. Now here is the key question. Who owns the copyright to that picture? Generally … Read moreMonkey Selfie legal case settled – The Monkey gets 25%

Oatmeal for breakfast

Side Note: This posting might sound like an infomercial ad. I don’t do that … ever. This is here because I really really like what this guy does. While porridge is indeed a great way to start the day, that is not the Oatmeal I’m referring to. Instead, the portion of Oatmeal I have for … Read moreOatmeal for breakfast