Sunday Open Thread

Albert Einstein discusses Relativity with students at Lincoln University (PA) in May 1946

A High-Energy Country

Not too long ago, we were told by the left-wing elites in this country that we were about to run out of oil (which is why we were supposedly trying to steal Iraq’s, which never happened) and that we no choice but to quit drilling for oil and go all-in on alternative forms of […]

Make It Memorable

It’s a cliche, but it’s true. Those of us who are in our 30s and above have probably noticed that the older we get, the more time seems to speed by, whereas when we were younger, things seemed slower. Obviously this is all due to perception – time passes at the same rate no […]

Albert R. Broccoli and the Hallmark Channel Know More than All the Psychologists in the United States. Combined.

The Lovely Mrs. Firefly and I have recently stumbled onto the Hallmark Channel. It is incredible! I recommend it to anyone interested in storytelling, script writing or any type of fiction writing. It has become a running joke of mine that I will flip over to it and within 15 seconds call out the entire […]

Saturday Open Thread

Albert Einstein and his daughter become citizens of the United States rather than return to Germany under Hitler. October 1, 1940. pic.twitter.com/injLIx5MQs

— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) September 8, 2017

From The Trailer Park - A Wrinkle In Time

Based on the popular sci-fi novel about a young girl searching for her father, a scientist who disappeared after discovering a way to teleport through space. Stars Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zack Galifianakis. Directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma).

Monday Open Thread

The Sun, photographed from the same spot, at the same hour, on different days throughout the year

Tuesday Open Thread 

Billboard in Oak Ridge, TN during WW2. Manhattan Project? Never heard of it. 

Albert Does Dusseldorf

Speaking of the coarsening of discourse on television…

One of the Little Fireflies mentioned there was a new series starting on the National Geographic channel, “Genius” and asked if I would DVR it so we could watch it. I did a little research. I’ve read a few biographies of Albert Einstein so I thought […]

Friday Open Thread