More reasons not to eat sugar and complex carbs.  Alec Baldwin has a new radio show on WNYC.  This episode feature Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist, who explains why sugar is the devil.  I think Alec is a good interviewer.

Pics of the machine that found the Higgs Boson.


China to build world’s tallest building in 90 days.  The building is all prefabricated and brought in from off-site.

Microsoft Surface looks kinda promising for the tablet market… and I thought Microsoft was irrelevant, remember the Zune?

Duolingo is an interesting concept and seems like a more intuitive way in order to learn a foreign language.  It has sounds and pictures in order to reinforce concepts in your head.  I just started the program for Spanish.


How Google’s Self-Driving Car Works: it is going to be sweet, in the future, when I do not have to own a vehicle and can just order one to pick me up and drive me somewhere.

Pics of the Hindenburg: I had no idea 62 people survived the incident.  Also, it is eery seeing Nazi flags adorning the zeppelin’s wings, especially in the photographs over Manhattan.