17 Y.O. Boy Scout Built A Nuclear Reactor In His Mom’s Backyard

17 Y.O. Boy Scout Built A Nuclear Reactor In His Mom’s Backyard

The story of David Charles Hahn (1976-2016) is not an ordinary one. Back in 1994, in a shed next to his mother’s house, the then 17-year-old David Hahn made a nuclear reactor from batteries, old clocks, lanterns, uranium from Czechoslovakia and duct tape. The story attracted media attention and David … Continue reading

10 Delectibles to Try Before You Die

10 Delectibles to Try Before You Die

As Marcus Aurelius said, “Death smiles at us all. What can a man do, but smile back?” Or, as Seneca said, “Bibamus. Moriendum est,” “Dying is unavoidable. So let’s go get wasted.” A Christmas Bucket List! 1. Macallan 25-year-old Scotch Speyside, Scotland A fifth of 25-year-old Macallan will run you about … Continue reading

Workers still search for 9/11 remains, 17 years later.

Workers still search for 9/11 remains, 17 years later.

Seventeen years later, more than 1,100 victims of the hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center have yet to be identified. But in a New York lab, a team is still avidly working to identify the remains, with technological progress on its side. Day in, day out, they repeat … Continue reading