Steven W. Disbrow en-us © 2014 The Pulse and Brewer Media. All rights reserved. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Going the Distance, Interstellar Style You may have noticed that I have more than a few pet peeves. One of the biggest is the use of imprecise terminology in popular culture ...

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How To Get Stars In Your Eyes When I was a wee lad, I was fascinated by astronomy. It might have had something to do with the fact that during my pre-teen years, America was becoming the world’s preeminent space-faring nation...

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For A Piercingly Good Time... If you like your Halloween decorations a bit more personal and permanent, check out Dead Girlz Tattoo & Piercing Studio.

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Scientific Theory: It’s Not Just A Guess, Folks Maybe you haven’t noticed, but during the last few decades, a large number of Americans have become decidedly anti-science. This is ironic, given that the technology science has created ...

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Earth Almost Buys the Farm—Not! “Unless we come up with a way to move the Earth out of the way, we are basically marking time until one of these things hits us.”

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Get Ready to Engage The trick, it seems, is instead of a warp bubble, you construct your ship with two warp rings. One at the front to compress space, and one at the back to expand it.

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Gettin’ Higgy Wit It "Besides simply being an amazing achievement for humanity, every time we’ve made a discovery of this type, civilization has taken a huge leap forward.”

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Ripped and Ready to Roar "Some people would spend hundreds of dollars a day on drugs or therapy to help them feel better, but all I need is my headphones and some iron plates.”

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Research Roundup One of the great things about writing a science column is that there’s always so much stuff to choose from! See, science is driven by humanity’s most powerful trait: curiosity. As a result, scientific progress never stops.

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How Not to Order a Baloney Sandwich If there’s one thing I love, it’s being lied to. There’s nothing like the warm embrace of a good lie to make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. And, if the lie was told specifically to control my behavior or to take my money, that’s even better!

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Cupid - Finding love in cyberspace is now the norm So, what’s a lonely Chattanoogan to do? Well, this is the “Gig City”. Why not skip all that church-mingling, bar-hopping, supply-closet-fumbling and supermarket-grocery-cart-crashing and try to meet someone online?

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Technically, Happy Holidays Another reason to get an iPad? Starting with the release of the iPhone 5s earlier this year, Apple has been providing free downloads of their iLife and iWork productivity apps for all new iPhone and iPad purchases.

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Interview With A Superhero TP: Are there any, besides the two of you? DG: There is one. She just moved here. We haven’t had a chance to really have a dialogue yet. TP: How many RLSH are here in the States? DG: Maybe in the hundreds.

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