Year: 2013

1958 Topps Fence Busters # 212 - Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews

What is this mysterious yellow disc?

Giant yellow tennis ball is attacking Wrigley Field! What would that yellow sphere be? Ideas are explored on my baseball blog, Supernova at Wrigley Field captured in 1958 Topps baseball card. It’s a fun interdisciplinary blog post covering baseball, world history, pop culture, and science all from 1958.

12 reasons to start the Christmas Stick tradition

Have problems with your Christmas tree? Consider a Christmas stick. Sound crazy? Yeah, it is, but I’ve been doing it for three years and I love it. Love your Christmas tree? Of course you do, Christmas trees are beloved. You don’t have to rid yourself of the Christmas tree. You can consider the Christmas stick …

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Moon Cheese for sale

Moon Cheese for sale

We all know the Moon is made of cheese. Even the Chinese know, because they are going to the Moon to bring back its delicious cheese. The taste is so out of this world! Why wait for the Chinese to mine more Moon Cheese? You can buy Moon Cheese straight from Amazon. This would make …

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“Forgot your hat” poem

What happens when you forget your hat at a friend’s place? I left my hat at at Bible Study last night. My friend Chris texted me, “U forgot ur hat” Hat is such a fun rhyming word (as Dr. Seuss famously did with Cat in the Hat), so I made my own little “forgot your …

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The army invests in 4D printing

Gizmoodo reports: The U.S. Army Research Office has just thrown some money the way of 4D printing‚Äîbut what, exactly, is all the fuss about? This beautiful video goes a long way to showing us why the technology is so exciting. These folding shapes look like the building blocks for Transformers. Could the army be making …

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A new holiday tradition: take a photo of your first footprint in the snow

Magic covers the ground with the first snow of the year. Everyone is an artist with boots acting like printing plates on the fresh white sheet. Creating prints in the ground, we look back to admire our work. Start a new holiday tradition by photographing your very first footprint in the season’s snow. By capturing …

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Concealed Carry and Public Spaces – Call for Proposals

This is a very interesting call for artists. As a public spaces artist who does not want concealed firearms to be legal in Chicago, I’m going to be giving this proposal some serious thought. If you are pro-gun, I’d like to hear your thoughts on this as well. The following text came from a flyer …

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