Month: November, 2020

So Apparently Skyquakes Are A Thing

Unexplained noises from the sky have been reported for centuries, and while most can be explained by human actions today, many remain a bit of a mystery. So let’s take a look at the mysterious phenomenon of skyquakes.

Quick note: Yes, this video had focus issues. There’s a setting on the camera that doesn’t jibe with the reflection on my glasses.

Where Did All Of Our Water Come From?

Water covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. We are a water planet, it makes life possible. But where exactly it came from is still a bit of a mystery. Some new studies have shared some light on this question, and it may require us to think about water in a whole new way.

Are Electric Airplanes Doomed?

We’ve heard a lot about electric cars lately, but what about electric airplanes? The air transportation industry is a huge contributor to greenhouse gasses. Could we electrify our air fleet as well?
Turns out… it might be next to impossible.

3 Ways Your Mind Lies To You

Cognitive biases. We all have them. But we only seem to notice them in other people. Today we’re looking at 3 of the most prevalent and destructive cognitive biases that we all have, and what we can do to prevent them from negatively impacting ourselves and our society.