The World’s Newest Chocolate is Rubylicious

You’re in a bit of trouble if you’re still searching for a Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one. Truth be told, you’re gonna need something pretty special to make up for having missed the holiday itself, and although buying out all the leftover chocolate at your local grocery store is liable to go pretty … More The World’s Newest Chocolate is Rubylicious

Radioactivity Central: The Elephant’s Foot

Although a number of criticality accidents have occurred over the past several decades (see Tickling the Dragon’s Tail), perhaps the most well-known of these events is the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Considered the worst nuclear disaster in history, the safety-test-gone-horribly-wrong resulted in a reactor explosion, more than a hundred cases of acute radiation syndrome, and … More Radioactivity Central: The Elephant’s Foot

Tickling the Dragon’s Tail: The Danger of the Demon Core

The Demon Core Newton’s third law states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.  It’s a basic rule of the universe, but it’s normally forgotten until bad news or a catastrophe serves as a stark reminder.  In the world of science, it’s typically the latter.  When running an experiment, every move … More Tickling the Dragon’s Tail: The Danger of the Demon Core

December Book Review: Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage By: Taylor Simonds Release Date: June 25, 2019 Rating: 5/5 beakers The things that’s been antagonizing the Supers has come into view from behind the building, and I can see the polished gleam of an eight-story-tall robot, with some human operating it from inside its transparent head.  A robot. Not for the first time, I … More December Book Review: Collateral Damage

November Book Review: A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow By: Laura Taylor Namey Release Date: November 10, 2020 Rating: 5/5 beakers “I spent all day yesterday making a freezer full of dough sheets for the next couple of week.” While he munches, I bring over a large oval bread loaf, perfectly golden with a split top running … More November Book Review: A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

October Book Spotlight: Into the Drowning Deep

I’m not typically a fan of monsters in my horror stories. If there’s a book that’s exceptionally well-written and getting a lot of press, perhaps I’ll pick it up, but usually I’m more into psychological horror than teeth, claws, or tentacles. However, as I was creating my TBR-list for this Halloween season, I stumbled across … More October Book Spotlight: Into the Drowning Deep