- "Dead Of Night": The Horror Movie That Inspired Hoyle's Steady State Model
After watching "Five Million Years To Earth", a terrific mix of science, horror and anthropology, it's no crime to associate British horror cinema with Hammer Films, even though that was not one of the bloody Dracula films which earned the ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 8 2019 - 1:35pm
- 5 Days Of Halloween Movies: 'I Walked With A Zombie'
How do you make an A-list film with a B-movie budget? You use clever writing, moody atmosphere and then some creative camera work. Result: a lot of fun. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 8 2019 - 4:52pm
- Acts Of Kindness, Eddie Money And Karma
A few weeks back I flew to Los Angeles to have some meetings about technology and media outside the Science 2.0 world- well, sort of. A surprising number of people outside science know of Science 2.0 and read the site and are fans. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Oct 29 2019 - 11:35am
- Apollo 18- The Mission That Never Was Takes Times Square
All through the month of March, from 11:57 PM to midnight, visitors in Times Square can see artist Marco Brambilla's vision of Apollo 18, the mission that never was. We may sometimes think science is in the doldrums today- young people nostalgically ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Nov 20 2019 - 4:40pm
- Feeling Out Of Touch With The Production Of Your Food? Blame Jethro Tull
Many consumers today feel out of touch with how their food is produced and are disturbed by a lot of what they hear about it through their social networks or other sources of information. If it is necessary to assign fault for this phenomenon, I think we c ...
Article - Steve Savage - Nov 22 2019 - 8:47am
- Like Board Games? This Is The Surprising Best U.S. City For You
Board games, where you play on an actual board, were once common in every household. Games have a long history, thousands of years, but board games took off in diversity in the 20th century, thanks to "Monopoly" and then others. It's impossi ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 17 2019 - 8:58pm
- A Flawed Science Journalism Article Provides Good Education On How We Can Do Better
Anti-science activists are having a field day on social media, happy that a poorly designed study can let them claim that human sperm is being damaged by modern pesticides, even though the study found nothing of the kind. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 30 2019 - 10:13am
- I've Been Away
Although you probably did not notice, this blog has been inactive during the past three weeks. The reason is simple: I took a break, treating myself to a 24-day trip to Thailand and the Philippines. Anticipating that many of the places I would visit would ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Jan 7 2020 - 7:08am
- Evolutionary Psychologist Geoffrey Miller Has His Own Grad Student Criteria- Weight
University of New Mexico professor Geoffrey Miller is a social/evolutionary psychologist so it's no surprise he is clueless about people- like what it takes to have the willpower to get a Ph.D, beyond his own subjective opinion. And it's even les ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Feb 4 2020 - 11:23am
- Love And Science For Valentine's Day
Ahhhh, Valentine's Day. Bad food, shoddy restaurant service- and you have no choice about it. The Soviet Union had toilet paper lines but they didn't force Valentine's Day on its people. Really, anyone who is unsure what mandates accomplish ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 13 2020 - 3:17pm