Humor

Quantum Space Travel

To-do list for 2010:- Compute likelihood gravitational quantum tunneling from Earth to Jupiter- Check whether I am safe, or need to gain weight. Cartoon by xkcd. Happy new year! ...

Blog Post - Johannes Koelman - Dec 31 2009 - 2:37am

Cat Massage Therapy- Would Training a Cat to Give a Massage be a Good Idea?

Lately I have been having pains in my shoulder due to leaning to the left while sitting in my computer chair. This has put a strain on the muscles in my shoulder, neck and arm on my left side. I was thinking one night while laying in my bed, how wonderful ...

Blog Post - Karen Barnes - Jan 6 2010 - 9:37pm

News Flash!!

 Exciting news just in from Oxford University. A previously obscure lecturer in cinematography has published a book titled The Selfish Dot, in which the author challenges the established view that films are the most important feature in the history of film ...

Blog Post - Steve Davis - Jan 14 2010 - 4:03am

Bloggy At Science Online 2010

Well, he did it again.   The first thing you will be asking me is how Bloggy is off on another adventure with yet another blonde while I am stuck writing about it on the Internet.  It is a mystery of science. Yet the little Lothario is off indeed, this tim ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Jan 15 2010 - 4:57pm

Phoning it in: counting sheep

Ever feel like you're just one of the sheep, phoning it in every day in your office cubicle? Well, Jean-Luc Cornec is the guy for you. Cornec constructed a herd of sheep out of rotary telephones and their cords, which was on display at the Museum of T ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Jan 19 2010 - 3:54pm

The Humor Of Mark Twain

The Humor Of Mark Twain Mark Twain would have made a world-class blogger.  He could write most wittily on just about any topic.  Here is a selection of Mark Twain quotes on the topic of lies and truth. I have been working like sin all night to get a lectu ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jan 22 2010 - 10:08pm

Scoop! Newsflash! No Science At IPCC!

WARNING!  Very bad joke alert.  Please engage brain before reading further. Scoop!  Newsflash!  No Science At IPCC! Following hot on the heels of recent news about emails, glaciers and rainforests comes a new discovery that will warm the hearts of climate ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jan 27 2010 - 5:13pm

Random Noise #18: We Was Robbed

Random Noise #18: We Was Robbed Well, of course, that should be 'we were robbed', according to the rules of conventional grammar.  But the phrase 'we was robbed', often written as 'we wuz robbed' has become part of the lexico ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jan 31 2010 - 9:45am

Random Noise #20: Aude Alteram Partem

Random Noise #20: Aude Alteram Partem Aude Alteram Partem- hear the other side- is a principle of administrative and natural law which states that a fair hearing requires that both sides of a legal contest or argument be given an equal opportunity to be h ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Feb 4 2010 - 7:31am

The fight to block your arteries

Clogged arteries everywhere are taking sides in the sure-to-be epic battle for your cholesterol-induced death. The Phoenix Sun Times opens the article with the following paragraph: "A battle of the bulge has broken out between two restaurants that fea ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Feb 5 2010 - 9:44am