Being a geek is all about learning the inventories of things.
Failure is always an option.
In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing as a 'failed experiment.' Any test that yields valid data is a valid test.
It's sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It's about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way.
That was cool and that sucked all at the same time.
That was excellent! I mean, it didn't do anything, but it looked really cool!
That's the show. it's like 5 minutes of science and then 10 minutes of me hurting myself.
We didn't set out to be educators or even scientists, and we don't purport that what we do is real science but we're demonstrating a methodology by which one can engage and satisfy your curiosity.
When I finally got up to Industrial Light And Magic to work on the 'Star Wars' movies as a model-maker, it felt like dying and going to heaven.