Humor

Minesweeper, the Movie

I don't doubt for an instant that there are millions of guys (including myself) out there who would go see this if it was real: h/t to Andrew Sullivan. Read the feed: ...

Blog Post - Michael White - Sep 28 2009 - 4:12pm

The Manga Guide To Molecular Biology

Do you wish you knew more about molecular biology?  If you do but find conventional textbooks a little dry then this could be just what you're looking for.... Yes, it's the Manga Guide To Molecular Biology- surely the ultimate geek stocking fille ...

Blog Post - Ben Morrish - Oct 3 2009 - 10:03am

Science in Comics

What kind of science is involved in comics? My guess is comics involve social sciences. The characters minds and behaviors are psychological sciences. The creator of the comics is involved in the science of humor and I am studying these topics in "Sci ...

Blog Post - Dave Sperry - Oct 3 2009 - 10:42pm

Ig Nobel Prizes 2009

While nations were icing their bruises this weekend after dueling for the 2016 Olympics, MIT hosted its own flock of the world’s best at the 19th annual Ig Nobel Awards Informal Lectures. Bestowed on “achievements that first make people laugh, then make th ...

Blog Post - Camille M. Carlisle - Oct 4 2009 - 7:36pm

Why business majors should not be scientists, and vice versa

H/T to Toothpaste for Dinner. ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Oct 6 2009 - 2:55pm

How to succeed in blogging (or have better vision)

As posted on Indexed. P.S. Suck it, biatch. ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Oct 7 2009 - 8:15am

Banking Behemoth Inspires Cuttlefish Ink Farm

Can I make a nomination for this year's tiredest news metaphor? Goldman Sachs as a giant vampire squid. I am still getting "squid" news hits about banking. BORING! Today's was the most disappointing headline yet: Let's milk the squ ...

Blog Post - Danna Staaf - Oct 16 2009 - 8:11pm

Today is a great disappointment

If you lived in 1844 and were a follower of American Baptist preacher William Miller, today would forever be marked as "The Great Disappointment." The world was expected to come to an end on this date. Guess they hadn't heard of the Mayan ca ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Oct 22 2009 - 1:31pm

Which religion should I follow?

In a religious quandary? Don't know which traditional/cult/New Age group to join? Fear not, the Holy Taco has worked it out for you. Simply follow the flow chart to your transcendental bliss: The only problem: I don't see the Flying Spaghetti Mon ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Oct 26 2009 - 8:39am

An exoplanet or fruit fly by any other name...

What is in a name? Juliet, you may have a point- a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. Two very different items- exoplanets and fruit flie ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Oct 28 2009 - 9:20am