Why won't NASA continue using the method of landing Curiosity? It was a bit complex and totally ingenious but did they think they got lucky and they had to find another way? I'm all for advancing forward but given their success of landing an "SUV" with Curiosity, it would be interesting to know why they felt the need… » 6/29/14 6:57pm 6/29/14 6:57pm

To me it's about the taste. If insects can be equivalent to tasting succulent like shrimp or juicy like a medium-rare steak, I probably could and would adjust to them. But it would have to be just as equal to the other meat experiences. » 6/25/14 3:28am 6/25/14 3:28am

I had to look up the MSRP of a 458 Spider ($257K) and wondered why there is such a premium even accounting for the celebrity ownership (not agreeing, only understanding) and the Nyan Cat wrap. Then I saw that a "normal" Spider is going for at least 320K in the market. That's crazy but at that point, what's a bit more… » 6/16/14 9:14pm 6/16/14 9:14pm

Do you have proof of this? I wouldn't be surprised if what you say is true because she is amazing (and overlooked) and my bet would be that it's their collaboration that shows on the screen. But without proof, I would rather not lessen his genius. » 6/16/14 8:37pm 6/16/14 8:37pm

What about Korea? We hear about the artillery shelling and political posturing but have North Korea ever used their jets as intimidation? When I grew up in Seoul back in the 80's, I remember a handful of times when the air sirens warned us to take cover because of a possibility of an air attack (one actually turned… » 6/13/14 8:06pm 6/13/14 8:06pm

That's a great point! My bet is a bit of both but having seen the flaps move around for many planes before take off, I am going to bet it's necessary. But I like the idea that it is also a ritual. » 6/11/14 11:56pm 6/11/14 11:56pm

When Intel announced their "3D transistors" to the public, I shed many tears at how amazing we are capable of progressing. It felt so revolutionary at the time. It was such a simple yet elegant concept that affirmed our ability to innovate. » 6/11/14 11:54pm 6/11/14 11:54pm