Ranking: Every Christopher Nolan Movie Ranked from Worst to Best

Christopher Nolan has undoubtedly become one of the best directors working today.  His ability to deliver fresh, original stories and make movies feel grounded in reality has been unparalleled thus far.  With his next film, Dunkirk, due out this summer, I thought now would be a good time to explore all of Nolan’s films to…

The DNA and Aging

  By studying a premature aging disorder called Werner syndrome, researchers may have uncovered a key driver of normal human aging: loose, disorganized bundles of DNA. The findings were published in Science this week. People with Werner syndrome (also called adult progeria) suffer age-related diseases early in life — from cataracts and graying hair to…

On Descriptive Grammar and Banal Bigotry

Originally posted on blawg:
I am forever being told that prescriptive spelling is a tool of oppression. And always, the way being defended, just happens to be fucking American – Tim Every few months or so a series of memes and critiques run through the social media mill, and they all sing the same refrain: “telling…

Four Bloggers, Four Landscapes

Landscape photographers are an active group within the broader photoblogging community. Here’s work from four sites we invite you to explore. Landscape photography can evoke a broad range of emotions: from the soothing visual rhythms of rolling hills to the drama of stormy seas and sheer cliffsides. Below is a small selection of photos that recently…

Guardians Of The Galaxy – Volume 2

Originally posted on NOVELLIQUE:
This is my review of Guardians Of The Galaxy: Volume 2. I’ve split it into spoiler and spoiler-free sections. Guardians Of The Galaxy Volume 2 Spoiler-Free Review First, let’s start with some general spoiler-free thoughts. I absolutely loved the original Guardians Of The Galaxy movie, so although I was looking forward to…

The Man Who Changed How We Think About American History

Originally posted on History Imagined:
For many students, the study of American History begins with Columbus wandering mistakenly into the New World, followed by a dash around eastern North America with French and English explorers, and finally settles firmly into the founding of Jamestown and Anglo-America. They may get a smattering of information on the…

2017 NFL Draft Recap: Round 1

Originally posted on the notepad:
So I want to have a quick look at the first round. The main thing for me is looking at how much teams have improved to be competitive for next season. For me there are two absolute standouts: Browns Garett, Peppers and Njoku. Not only did they pick up two great guys on…

Why March for Science?

Originally posted on George Lakoff:
The enormous role played by science — especially government-sponsored science — in our everyday lives is barely appreciated. Start with modern medicine. We, the public, paid for it through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and research universities where the medical researchers, surgeons, doctors and nurses were trained, and where…

Rey’s Parentage Will Be Addressed In The Last Jedi

Originally posted on The Midi-Chlorian Center:
Since The Force Awakens was released, fans have been wondering who Rey parents are and came up with many, many theories. Answers are finally coming this December. After The Last Jedi panel on Friday, the cast and crew were interviewed and Rian Johnson said Rey’s parentage will absolutely be…

Calvin and Hobbes: Calvin and his imagination.

Originally posted on M.E.A.I.Z:
If you haven’t heard of Calvin or Hobbes, turn off the computer, switch off the phone and walk over to the library and pickup at least (if you can limit yourself to one) one of Bill Watterson’s comic collections. Get home, sit on the couch, make sure…

HAN SOLO: First Cast Photo Released

Principal photography has begun on Han Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Disney has released a picture (below) of the main cast, alongside the film’s co-directors. Beginning shooting yesterday at Pinewood Studios in London, and announced on StarWars.com, the film is scheduled for release on May 25, 2018. The story says that “the movie will…