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Making fictional science a reality

Fascinating Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gear Based Technologie‪s‬ Daniel J. Glenn

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Making fictional science a reality

    Ep. 77 Tom & Jerry

    Ep. 77 Tom & Jerry

    This is our first episode taking a close look at the physics of the cartoon world of Hanna-Barbera.  Tom & Jerry have had a tumultuous relationship for as long as they have known each other and their uneasy truces quickly dissolve into all out combat.  The physics of that combat is what is really intriguing.  […]

    • 35 min
    Ep. 76 Wonder Woman 84

    Ep. 76 Wonder Woman 84

    In the latest Wonder Woman movie, a new and reality bending item is introduced:  The Dreamstone.  All someone has to do is touch it, and it will grant one wish.  This is a powerful promise, one that even Wonder Woman falls victim to.  In this episode, we take a look at the way reality is […]

    • 37 min
    Ep. 75 Tenet

    Ep. 75 Tenet

    Tenet is a movie about the idea that you can reverse the flow of time by reversing the entropy of an object.  This is a fascinating way to look at time travel, although it happens in “Real Time” so you have to live the events in their entirety (forwards of backwards) instead of jumping over […]

    • 41 min
    Ep. 74 Love Potion No. 9

    Ep. 74 Love Potion No. 9

    The mystery of human attraction remain unsolved, but Love Potion No. 9 attempts to solve it through the the voice.  This is a movie about a substance that when sprayed onto your vocal cords, it affects your voice in such a way that the opposite sex will find you undeniably fascinating, while the same sex […]

    • 30 min
    Ep. 73 Groundhog Day

    Ep. 73 Groundhog Day

    Could you imagine being stuck in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over?  Where you remember everything, and everyone around you remembers nothing?  This is exactly what happens to Phil Connors in the classic movie Groundhog Day.  While living without any consequences is fun at first, once Phil realizes he is stuck […]

    • 29 min
    Ep. 72 Pinky & The Brain

    Ep. 72 Pinky & The Brain

    When one thinks of world domination, two people should immediately spring to mind:  Pinky & The Brain.  These two genetically enhanced mice attempt to take over the world on a nightly basis, and have come devastatingly close on several occasions.  In this episode, we examine some of those plans from the latest season, and offer […]

    • 40 min

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