Dr. Horrible Sequel Is In The Works!

Dr. HORRIBLE

My favorite supervillian, Dr. Horrible, is making a return after 5 years!

Entertainment Weekly caught up with the creator and director of the webseries, Joss Whedon, and asked him what’s the latest update on making progress to a long awaited sequel. Here’s a snippet of his reply, head on over to EW to read the full story:

“We know we have spoken publicly about a sequel in the near distance and our passion to create it, and I promise we have not been insincere. Horrible is still one of our favorite creations by humans who were also us. We have many songs written and the plot outlined, but needless to say, we’ve been busy…” –read the rest @ EW’s blog.

via – Nerdist

Entertainment, Superheroes

Majestic Sombrero Galaxy

This snap shows the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy, it’s my favorite galaxy out of the hundreds of billions out there. A brilliant white core is encircled by thick dust lanes in this spiral galaxy, seen edge-on in this view. The galaxy is 50,000 light-years across and 28 million light years from Earth.

Do you think there’s someone over there looking back at us? :) Visit the SETI Institute to learn more on that subject.

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Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Science

Legend of Zelda News

 Zelda 8-bit

Leedzie is a talented writer and gamer over at Very Awkward Girl In Nerdy Activities, and she’s got the lowdown on a free Zelda download for 3DS. Check out the details.

I like her writing style, i’m sure she’ll land a gig at a gaming manufacturer in need of her skills. Check her resume if you know of a company in need of writing talent.

Games

Medical Implants That Last a Lifetime, Powered by Wafer-Thin Nanoribbons

Implantable power source

Capturing the energy produced by a beating heart, a new  device can generate enough electricity to continuously power a pacemaker or heart monitor. This is very cool for the future of implants for cochlear implants, pacemakers and such which can require risky surgery to replace aging batteries.

via Healthline.com, check them out for the full details.

Medical

Recent Science News Dec 2013

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Here’s a collection of recent science news items that I found interesting…

An extremely well-preserved baby dinosaur skeleton has been discovered in Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta. The fossil is extremely rare.

Top 100 academic papers in 2013 that generated the most buzz.

Simple mathematical law benchmarks human confrontations

MIT physicist finds the creation of entanglement simultaneously gives rise to a wormhole

Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at fracking sites

New generator creates electricity directly from heat

Dolphins Suffering From Lung Disease Due to BP Deepwater Horizon Spill Gulf Oil Spill, Study Says

Science