• Researchers create artificial poltergeist (video)

    Wikipedia says a poltergeist is “an invisible spirit or ghost that manifests itself by moving and influencing objects”. And it’s supposed to scare people. Japan’s Keio University and the Kyoto University of Art & Design, however, didn’t quite understand and developed a very physical poltergeist in their lab, which doesn’t fit all criteria. Read More

  • Christmas Memories: our first VCR

    I have vague recollections of watching Pinwheel on QUBE, but my parents canceled the subscription before I became a television-watching zombie. After that, we were one of the only families I knew that didn’t have cable. All my friends had cable, so I would orchestrate any opportunity to spend the night at friends’ houses so that I could get my television fix at their houses. Then… Read More