Decaying ruins consumed by vegetation, buckling roads littered with broken-down cars, bomb-blasted wastelands under a polluted sky – remnants of a once thriving technological civilization, now monuments to that civilization’s downfall. These images are becoming all too familiar in today’s society, not because they are the scenes we see when we look out our windows, … Continue reading After the End
It’s certainly been a pretty hot summer this year. In fact, it’s been so hot, us Midwesterners are probably experiencing the worst drought in decades. Although it has rained a little bit these past few days, Summer 2012 has mostly been populated with +100 degree Fahrenheit days, cloudless skies and yellow grass. Crops are withering … Continue reading Modern-day Weather Machines
I once heard that the United Nations had appointed a scientist to be the Official Liaison for Outer Space Affairs. It was said that her job was to be the first contact in the event that an extraterrestrial species tried to make contact with Earth. Basically, she is the person that the aliens want to … Continue reading At the Precipice…
Wrote my second ''full-lenth'' article for the Urban Times today! It's posted on the Urban Times sub-site, URBNFUTR. Check it out. Let me know what you think, comments and constructive criticism is important to me! In other news: I'm heading back home today for winter break!
Warning: unedited stream of consciousness follows, may be difficult to comprehend. I don't know how many of you out there have heard, but a couple weeks ago a highly anticipated video game came out. You may have heard of it: Skyrim. Many of the guys in my dorm pre-ordered a copy and when the video game came … Continue reading Game-Changers
What would be the first thing you'd say if you met yourself? Questions like this are posed in Another Earth, an Independent film that won the Alfred P. Sloan prize at the Sundance Film festival a year or two ago. I won't go deeply into the summary of the story (you can watch the trailer here, I've realized … Continue reading Do We Need Another Earth?