Category: In the News

Tesla Coil


Nikola Tesla was an inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer. He is best known for many revolutionary contributions in the field of electricity and magnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. On his birthday last week Google dedicated a logo to honor his contribution to the world of science.  In reading through the article they linked to I liked a quote from Tesla about Thomas Edison:  “If Edison had to find a needle in a haystack, he would proceed with the diligence of a bee to examine straw after straw until he found [it]. I was a sorry witness to such doings … a little theory … would have saved him ninety percent of his labor”.

YouTube Shows


Did you see YouTube launched a “shows” channel?  I personally think they should rename it “TV Shows” since it doesn’t have Internet only shows such as Diggnation, Tekzilla, and other Revision3 shows to Jim Lauderback’s point.  No Revision3 shows = don’t need you and I’ll just go to and instead.

Scientists Discover True Love


Reading some news feeds this morning and found this article interesting about true love.

“SCIENTISTS have discovered true love. Brain scans have proved that a small number of couples can respond with as much passion after 20 years as most people exhibit only in the first flush of love.

The findings overturn the conventional view that love and sexual desire peak at the start of a relationship and then decline as the years pass.

A team from Stony Brook University in New York scanned the brains of couples who had been together for 20 years and compared them with those of new lovers. They found that about one in 10 of the mature couples exhibited the same chemical reactions when shown photographs of their loved ones as people commonly do in the early stages of a relationship.