How to get to Betelgeuse. Turn right on your way from Monoceros to Alzirr. #Newspudding

Always wondered how to find Betelgeuse?  The picture below will elucidate the location of this gigantic star. Betelgeuse is also called α Orionis. Betelgeuse originates of the Arab yad al-ǧauzā, the hand of the giantess, sometimes also referred to as … Continue reading

About the EU. Inspired by a taxi ride through Kansas City.

I have been struggling with the memory of an unpleasant experience. It went like this: I visited Kansas City on business, and on the last day I had to go back to the airport by taxi. The driver was a … Continue reading

Is this a #Newsflash? No, more like a #newspudding. Topic: movies and #cinematic successes & failures

I have been looking at a couple of articles that, although not #realnews, may be interesting for you to take a quick glance at, even if only superficial. Stumbled across an article about a Bodybuilder from Germany, Ralf Moeller, who became quite … Continue reading

Deep dive into the marvelous world of amazing creatures #newspudding

At university, I was most impressed by one professor for molecular genetics, who not only was extremely knowledgeable in his field of study, but also suffered from the worst case of dandruff I’ve ever encountered. The shoulders of his black … Continue reading

Get Smartner ! Cool comet Oumuamua. More #Newspudding

I was intrigued by the news about ‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar body observed within our solar system. Speeding at tremendous speeds, ‘Oumuamua’s trajectory is hyperbolic, which will take it out of our solar system. And as the object doesn’t seem to have … Continue reading