Project Happening’s Rogue One Review (w/ Spoilers)

Project Happening's Rogue One Review Helolite - The story I’d been waiting for. SPOILERS: Why build a Death Star with a fatal flaw? What was the “great cost” the rebellion faced retrieving the secrets of the doomsday device? We’ve experienced loss before. In A New Hope we watched Leia and Obi Wan lose an entire planet. When we first meet Han Solo and Chewbaca we know these are two space pirates that have been in a few jams and can...

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Don’t Die Dumb – Today’s Topic: Density

Density Density is the measurement of how solid something is…or in more geeky terms, the density of a material is equal to its mass divided by its volume. That is the mass of the atoms or molecules that makes up a material, divided by, the volume or amount of space the material takes up. So two objects made of the same material have the same density even though they may have different masses and different volumes. That’s because the ratio...

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Make:it Line-Following Robot

Today I got the chance to play with a Make:it Line-Following Robot.   This robot is an Arduino based robot using 2 DC motors.   I wanted to try and understand how a microcontroller code related to real world actions of the robot, and how all of the different components came together to work as one. The Make:it Line-Following Robot is shown below.   It is a machine that follows a line, either a black line on white surface or...

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The International Space Station

In 1984, President Ronald Regan announced a goal of developing a permanently inhabited station in orbit. This led to the International Space Station (ISS), man’s outpost to space which includes 16 Nations from around the world that have come together to build the elements needed to complete this cosmic outpost.  The ISS is the largest artificial body in orbit.  It is 357 feet in length, about the size of an American football field.  It comprises of pressurized modules for astronauts...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Theory of Relationship Between Kylo Ren and Rey – Contains SPOILERS!

OK, the film has been out for four days now in the U.S.  I have seen it twice, and although my initial rating was 5 out of 10 for this film, I have now upgraded it to 7.5 out of 10 after seeing it the second time.  This was largely due to some big questions I had after my first encounter with the film.  But then I had a couple of days to come up with some theories about what...

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DC Entertainment TV Shows Under Development

I was doing a little surfing  online when I came across a couple of television shows that are currently under development and expected to come out this year.  Excitement initially set in.  And why is that?  Because they are both DC shows, one being Krypton, and the other Supergirl. Since they are still under development with no release dates yet, there wasn't much that I was able to find about either shows.  First off, let's start with Krypton, which will be shown...

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MCU Update – New Year’s Edition

1/1/15 2014 was a good year for Marvel Studios. Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Amercia: Winter Soldier were both box office hits, and were highly regarded among moviegoers and critics. Agents of SHIELD on ABC has finally hit its stride both in the ratings and critically. How do you top that if you're Marvel? Bring on 2015! This year, Marvel once again has two MCU movies hitting theaters this year, and the small screen will be bursting with MCU...

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Particle Fever (2013) Documentary Review

Looking for something to watch on Netflix?  How about a documentary?  How would you like to have a front seat for the largest scientific experiment in history?  Do you ever wonder what the world is made of?  Well I’ve got the perfect documentary for you.  Particle Fever (2013) is a story of CERN, based in Geneva.  This documentary is spread over a five-year period and is about a 5.28 mile diameter super particle accelerator near Cern, Switzerland.  It’s known as...

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MCU News Update

12/17/14 There has been a lot of MCU news in the last week, so I decided to give you a quick update of where the current MCU productions are. Movies: Let's start with the biggest news. The recent Sony e-mail hack has revealed that there have indeed been on-going talks between Marvel and Sony about Spider-Man joining the MCU. We now know the current status of these talks is in the advanced stages. According to the e-mails, Marvel wants to...

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