Category: Inspirations

  • The Off / On Coffee Mug

    This coffee mug changes color as you pour hot coffee into its temperature sensitive core. It also happens to be exactly what my brain looks like as I down my daily dose of wake-up juice.

  • The Mazda Furai explodes my face.

    Check out this wild concept car: The Mazda Furai. The Mazda Furai concept car [1] is a beautifully designed piece of machinery that will melt your face. The swooping curves built into the exterior, the lighting in the grill, and the overall shape of the car shocked me when I first saw it in TopGear magazine. The…

  • Scientists Invent Holodeck!

    FINALLY! Every gamer has dreamed of the day of real virtual gaming. Well, my cheeto-loving friends, our day has finally come. The VirtuSphere let’s you run around in what looks like a huge plastic soccer ball that sits on rollers. With a headset over your eyes and a gun in hand, you can literally run,…

  • The Father’s Love Letter

    Growing up without a father in my home, I eventually viewed the Christian God of the Bible as my father. I looked to the Bible’s principles for wisdom. It helped me avoid many pitfalls in life, and make better decisions. This “love letter” from God based on verses from the Bible is an interesting way…

  • Fusion Power by 2035 …ish.

    If scientists can perfect fusion power, they will usher in a golden age for power production, with systems providing all the benefits of nuclear reactors and none of the drawbacks. -read full story

  • Body Clock ‘Control Switch’ Found

    Our DNA amazes me. It is a complete language describing how to build a human. Beautiful. The good ole BBC came out with this interesting story a day or two ago. “Researchers say they have identified the chemical switch that controls the genetic mechanism regulating our internal body clock.” Read on with the links below.…

  • Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year 2007: w00t

    That’s right. Digital Culture has exploded in large part to the success of video games and the evolution of online gaming. According to Wired.com, “This year’s winning word first became popular in competitive online gaming forums as part of what is known as l33t (“leet,” or “elite”) speak—an esoteric computer hacker language in which numbers…

  • Light to Shrink Computer Clusters

    IBM is looking to replace the well-known copper circuitry in computers with beams of light. What are the benefits of using light instead of clunky copper wiring in computers? Here are a few: 100 times faster more powerful much smaller produces less heat and uses less energy How? Well, since they replaced the copper wiring…

  • The University of Alabama Permanent Collection, 2005

       The first curious steps into Sarah Moody Art Gallery quickly transformed into a journey through some of the most popular names in contemporary art over the last 100 years.  Picasso, Rauschenberg, and Chuck Close hung within inches of each other. This impressive collection only grew more interesting after passing Krasner, Dali, and Richard Long.…

  • Choosing a path

    Choosing a path

    One day while daydreaming as usual in a college math class, i made a list. This list was different from most lists because i never got past number one. I had been struggling again with stressing questions like: What should i major in? What do i want to be? What should i do with my…