Matter, Energy, and Life of Michael A. Castello.

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  • Review: Everything That Remains

    Everything That Remains by Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus Perhaps it is fitting that my review of the memoir authored by The Minimalists is brief. Overall I enjoyed the book even with the style choice of having commentary in endnotes (I maintained two bookmarks so I could flip back and forth). Using a memoir to […]

  • Review: LEGO Technic 42115 Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

    Review: LEGO Technic 42115 Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

    LEGO releases its third supercar and with the help of some friends, I build and review it for BZPower.

  • Review: LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron

    Review: LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron

    In this review for BZPower, my brother and I build LEGO’s second take on a supercar.

  • Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

    An ethereal, emotional sort of story of the sort I immensely enjoy.

  • The Worst Micro Tube Ever Designed

    Impossible to close or open with one hand. Unwritable cap. Fully smooth unwritable exterior. Too tall.

  • Heretofore Undiscovered Frequencies

    Over Christmas I acquired some excellent new headphones, Audio Technica’s MH50. I picked these out thanks to a recommendation by Thomas Frank of College Info Geek. These days I spend a lot more time listening to headphones than my speaker system, so I wanted to move away from the “stock earbuds” and get some nice…

  • Fitocracy Needs Improvement

    After seeing the xkcd comic about Fitocracy, I scoured the internet for invitations and was thrilled when I finally found one. Now that I’ve been using the site for a month or two, some of my enthusiasm has waned. The concept is excellent: Turning fitness into an RPG-style game is a brilliant idea, tapping into…

  • A Post about Pens

    My mother will tell you that I began collecting pens, pencils, and the occasional highlighter or marker from an early age. As I got older, I stopped saving every corporate logo’d stick pen that crossed my path, instead filling mugs and cans with souvenir pens containing trains or animals that floated back and forth, pencils…