dendera lamp of egypt

In the temple Hathor in Dendera, several dozens of kilometers north of Luxor, some experts found the light. A Norwegian electrical engineer noticed that the object shown on the relief on top of this page could work as a lamp. An Austrian colleague was able to construct a working model, and two well known authors [...]

a crazy storm and tornado

A couple of nights ago (after watching King of Kong) I woke up to the sounds of the smoke alarm, insanely loud wind, and shaking. I turned to the alarm clock and saw 3:40am. Two things registered in my mind: 1) I didn’t know that fire alarms could detect forces other than smoke 2) What [...]