Clean Water = Society


You’ve probably heard the saying, “The best thing since sliced bread.” Or the one that goes, “The best invention since the wheel.” Baked goods and transportation are great, sure, but they’re not really the ones that make the world go ‘round (wheel pun intended). For my money, the one thing that truly makes modern societyRead More

Scenes from My Un-Made Movie, Part II


Here’s the link to part one. These scenes aren’t intended to go in any kind of order at this point, so don’t worry if it doesn’t seem to make any sense. I’m trying to prevent Hollywood from stealing my ideas. All you really need to know at this point is that it’s an action-adventure-thriller, andRead More

5 Essential Tools for Engineers in the Field


Take it from me, dear reader: they’ll teach you a ton of stuff in engineering classes in college, some of it useful, some of it not as useful. But no matter how closely you pay attention, nor how many notes you take (nor how much the tuition costs), the classes themselves won’t teach you everything.Read More

Scenes from My Un-Made Movie, Part I


I may not be much of a creative type, but I know good ideas when I have ‘em (which is often). That said, I have plenty of good ideas for random scenes, that, when combined, will make for one hell of a good movie. What follows is the first of those scenes. You shall receiveRead More

The Grandfather Paradox & YOU!


The “grandfather paradox” is a time-travel theory that basically states that it’s impossible to travel back in time and kill your own grandfather before he fathered your parent (either your mother or father). It’s not because your grandfather is invincible—although maybe he is, that’s really on a case by case basis—but rather because, if youRead More