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Thinking way too hard about science and pop-culture

Science in Aggregate: Week 22

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. I have marked my favorite links with a ?...

June 2, 2013 — Kyle Hill

How Tardigrades Saved The Enterprise

If you trekked into a theater this week to see the latest installment of Star Trek , you saw a damaged starship Enterprise fall out of the sky like a meteor looming over future San Fransisco...

May 31, 2013 — Kyle Hill

What If Woo Was True?

Aside from asking the nerdiest of questions here at Overthinking It , I'm also a ranger for good science. As such, I constantly have my eye out for the good, the bad, and the ugly.

May 30, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Could a Star Trek Villain Crush Your Skull? I Explain at Slate

[caption id="attachment_7211" align="aligncenter" width="635" caption="Benedict Cumberbatch/Paramount Pictures"][/caption] If you trekked into a theater in the last two weeks, you saw the latest addition to Star Trek weaponry: the genetically enhanced bare-handed skull crush...

May 29, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Science in Aggregate: Week 21

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. I have marked my favorite links with a ?...

May 26, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Scour: Why Most Bridges Fail

Yesterday the I-5 bridge spanning the Skagit River in Washington had one of its support girders hit by a truck too wide, and the whole scene of contorting metal fell into the water below...

May 24, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Why Portland Is Wrong About Water Fluoridation

Late last night, Portlanders rejected a plan to fluoridate their city's water supply (and the water of over a dozen other cities). It's the fourth time Portland has rejected the public health measure since 1956...

May 22, 2013 — Kyle Hill

The Overwhelming Odds Of Climate Change

If you listen to global warming deniers, or even much of the public, it seems like there is some stack of scientific studies somewhere that refute anthropogenic--human-caused--climate change...

May 20, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Science in Aggregate: Week 20

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

May 19, 2013 — Kyle Hill

Treebeard Joins the NRA

[Treebeard addresses the other Ents assembled in the forest]: "We come from that line of Ents who broke from Sauron to live their own lives as free trees...

May 17, 2013 — Kyle Hill

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