This Golden Record Is Now Available To Humans

By Jair Martinez Thirty years ago, NASA scientists launched the famed Golden Records, into space, intended to communicate the story of our world to extraterrestrials. This record includes pictures and sounds that, if found by an intelligent alien civilization, will help them understand the human race. For years, the only people who would be able…

Big Void

By Jair Martinez The Khufu’s Great Pyramid at Giza is surrounded by mysteries—many of which include how people from that time were able to build such magnificent, and complicated, structures. Khufu is most famously known for having three large interior chambers and a series of passageways, the longest being the Grand Gallery of 47m-long and…

Television: The Rise of Home Entertainment

By Jair Martinez Ever since the invention of the television, most people spend their time at home watching it. Especially with so many shows, movies, and sports that stream daily, who wouldn’t want to watch TV in their free time? Now, television has surpassed most forms of home entertainment like reading and listening to the…

Cinematic Camera Work

By Jair Martinez Camera work is one of the most important parts of creating a movie. Directors use different types of camera angles to show emotion, setting, point out certain characters, and to show the tension between characters—not to mention that noticeably sloppy camera work can potentially ruin a film. But it’s easy to make…

It’s A Must-See

By Jair Martinez The classic horror movie It, which might as well be titled Coulrophobics Worst Nightmare, is getting a remake. Maybe you’ve heard about it or maybe not, but either way, this is definitely a must-see movie of 2017. Just from the snippets seen in the trailers, It 2.0 seems to be similar to…

Doctor Who?

By Jair Martinez The time has come once more—the time of the Doctor. The incredibly popular British TV show, Doctor Who, is getting a new lead actor but he will still be playing the same character…it’s complicated. Any Doctor Who fan, or a Whovian as they prefer to be called, knows exactly how this works….

Real-Life Spiderman

By Jair Martinez Swinging through the streets of New York, crawling on buildings, and fighting crime. Who is it? Well it’s no one else but your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! What if you were able to become a real life Spider-Man? With real life web shooters, super strength, and spidey senses. Well what if I told…

A Look Into a Geek’s Mind

By Jair Martinez A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away The Doctor arrived to the planet Vulcan in his TARDIS, only to realize that it was on the verge of imploding in itself. The Green Lantern Corps arrived to see if they could help but the Doctor knew it was hopeless. “This…

The Weapon That Will End This Unsanitary War

By Jair Martinez In this school alone there is an army of 34,108 pieces of gum stuck on the cement. This is a war that our custodians cannot wage without a trusty weapon. On February 22, 2017 Tustin High School’s InvenTeam presented their idea of a powerful gum-removal machine that will aid our hard-working custodians…