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Overthinking It

Thinking way too hard about science and pop-culture

Nerds and Words: Week 33

I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.

August 18, 2013 — Kyle Hill
How Elysium is a Carnival Ride, and Why its Atmosphere is a Bucket of Water

How Elysium is a Carnival Ride, and Why its Atmosphere is a Bucket of Water

Elysium is set over a century in the future, but you can test its physics today. All you need is a carnival ticket and a bucket of water. The latest sci-fi thriller from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, Elysium tells the story of the haves and the have-nots in the 22nd century (quite literally).

August 15, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Nerds and Words: Week 32

I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.

August 11, 2013 — Kyle Hill

What’s in a Nerd: A Treatise

In honor of YouTube’s Geek Week, and my geekiest posts and videos, I present to you a personal treatise on what I think it means to be a geek (or a nerd, we’ll get to that).

August 7, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Kick Off Geek Week With Ten Videos that Blow My Mind

In honor of YouTube’s Geek Week, I present to you the top ten nerdy videos that have blown my mind in the last few months. Enjoy. Derek Muller at Veritasium first blew my mind with large scale-levitation: And then he showed me I have no idea what temperature things are: Science communicator extraordinaire Vsauce has [...]

August 5, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Nerds and Words: Week 31

I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.

August 4, 2013 — Kyle Hill

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