Weekend Diversion: Would you like to yell at the Moon with Buzz Aldrin?

“I walked on your face!” –Buzz Aldrin, to the Moon Do you watch my favorite show on television, 30 Rock? If you saw this last week’s episode, you know that Tina Fey’s character Liz Lemon got to meet Buzz Aldrin, who… randomly yells at the Moon. (I’m sure this video will get taken down soon, … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Would you like to yell at the Moon with Buzz Aldrin?

Weekend Diversion: An Optical Illusion

Starts With A Bang! is off to a great start; each the past three days we have topped the 100 visitor mark, bringing our total number of unique visitors up to 1,413! I’m going to attempt to start a new tradition here of making a weekend post on a topic that I just find neat, … Read moreWeekend Diversion: An Optical Illusion

Setting up for the Blogosphere

In preparation for the launch of startswithabang.com, I am attempting to embed a video I had found on youtube, of the slow-motion ignition of a lighter. How does this work?  The video demonstrates that to make something very simple happen (to get a sustained, controlled flame out of a compact piece of equipment), a lot of … Read moreSetting up for the Blogosphere