Science is Sexy: Will the Large Hadron Collider Blow Us Up?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Maybe you’ve heard about the recent controversy over the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.  This device, probably the most complex machine ever devised by man, has been the focus of much debate because of its potential to do two things. Be an enormous waste of money Create a black […]

Surgical Masks Now an Accessory?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] So you’ve been wandering around town all day in your plain, boring surgical mask.  Don’t you wish it matched your swanky clothes?  Would you prefer it if it frightened nearby children?  Well never fear, the internet can once again solve all your problems! Gizmodo has reported on these awesome […]


Science is Sexy: What is Swine (H1N1) Flu? How Does an Animal Disease Spread to a Human Host?

Have you been watching the news at all recently?  If so, you’ve probably heard the term “Swine Flu” or “H1N1 Flu” bouncing around a lot.  While most people come down with the normal human flu at some point, it’s not really a danger to anyone but the very young and the very old.  Why is […]

The Geek Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] As promised when we pointed out the romantic properties of flash drives, here are some ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts for or from the geeky guy or gal. If you think that flowers and candy are too boring for your significant other, maybe you’ll find something here to inspire […]