Unfortunately, I know a lot of people who think like this. They staunchly refuse to make what seems to be a pretty straight-forward connection between pure and applied research.
Who says you can’t learn something while reading Oatmeal comics?
Is Apple’s Victory against Samsung a threat to Innovation?
The Truth About Google Glasses.
There’s is a fine line between dreams and reality.
What goas on when the ‘Net Goes Dark’?
Fantastic work by Nitrozac (a.k.a. Liza Schmalcel) and Snaggy (a.k.a. Bruce Evans).