Category Archives: Birthdays & Anniversaries

The 50th Anniversary of the First American Spacewalk

The 50th Anniversary of the First American Spacewalk

Remembering Ed White’s historic spacewalk, 50 years later. Read More

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Happy 60th Anniversary to Disneyland and Why You Should Go

Happy 60th Anniversary to Disneyland and Why You Should Go

It would appear that diamonds are a mouse’s best friend as Disneyland Park (and the entire Disneyland Resort) has officially kicked off its 60th Anniversary Celebration, aka Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, and with it some very amazing new shows that offer just the right blend of tech and magic. Also, lots and lots of diamonds. Tons of them. Read More

Happy Birthday, Nathan Fillion!

Happy Birthday, Nathan Fillion!

One of my favorite actors, and a man of many talents, Nathan Fillion, celebrates another year in the verse. Most of you are familiar with his roles as Rick Castle or Captain Mal, but I encourage you to explore some of his lesser known characters. My recent favorite is Constable Dogberry in Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. Read More

Grab Some Original Artwork — Support a Great Cause

Grab Some Original Artwork — Support a Great Cause

A few days ago I got a nice little gift in the mail from an artist who’s work I enjoy — Stefan Bucher. Bucher has partnered with Luxe by Moo to provide some unique artwork for a good cause, ShelterBox USA. Each month, Luxe by moo.com is featuring a different artist and donating 100% of proceeds from purchases made to a charity picked by the artist. Read More

Google Doodle Celebrates Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

Google Doodle Celebrates Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

The Google Doodles often pay homage to great scientists or other historic events, but today they’ve let their geek flag fly, and are celebrating the Doctor Who 50th anniversary with 8-bit versions of the doctors, and a timed game where you lead the Doctor through levels to collect the letters in Google. But there are Dalek’s about, so be careful, and don’t use up all 12 regenerations! Read More

Google Doodle Celebrates 66th Anniversary of Roswell UFO Incident With Fun Interactive Game

Google Doodle Celebrates 66th Anniversary of Roswell UFO Incident With Fun Interactive Game

On July 7, 1947, some sort of flying object crashed on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico. That’s about as much of the story as is generally agreed upon; the details have been the subject of much debate since the initial report of the incident was made public 66 years ago today.

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates this anniversary with an awesome short interactive game. Check it out! Read More