The Carrington Event

The Carrington Event was an awesome solar flare that is the starting point for Stuart Clark’s book The Sun Kings In September of 1859, the entire Earth was engulfed in a gigantic cloud of seething gas, and a blood-red aurora erupted across the planet from the poles to the tropics. Around the world, telegraph systems […]

Redhaired Scissorman makes Atomic Tacos

I seem to have completely stopped posting to my blog. Two reasons I can think of for that (aside from the obvious laziness): First, recent versions of WordPress have broken the “Blog This” bookmarklet which used to make it pretty convenient to grab a link and get a new blog entry window to post it […]