- It Ain't Minnesota
It Ain't Minnesota I don't care what the SatNav says- trust me- this ain't Minnesota! Can you think of a better caption for my photo phakery? ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Apr 14 2010 - 8:15am
- Why You Should Read Terms and Conditions
Why You Should Read Terms and Conditions It seems that most people don't read the T&Cs before they click through to sign up at websites. The news item below is worth reading as a stark, dark and dire warning against signing away your rights. http ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Apr 17 2010 - 10:10am
- Dilbert's Homeopathy
The mark of any great comic genius is being able to ridicule two groups at once and still be funny. A few days back Dilbert took on homepathy and he got in some ancient kooks as well. If you are unfamiliar with homeopathy, take a look at that handy link. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Apr 19 2010 - 4:46pm
- An Intellectual Is Someone Who...
" An intellectual is someone who, sitting opposite a very attractive person on the train, still looks first at what book they're reading." Thanks to Jack of Kent tweet. ...
Blog Post - Richard Mankiewicz - Apr 20 2010 - 5:31am
- A Science Spin On Health And Safety
A Science Spin On Health And Safety I've sat through a few health and safety talks, often including such gems as, "don't reach objects on high shelves by standing on a swivel chair while wearing rollerskates",... The Lay Scientist: htt ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Apr 20 2010 - 8:20pm
- What are scientists reading?
I recently took a look around my department to see what academic scientists are reading. I ignored the stacks of research papers, because I know that no-one ever gets around to reading them. It seems that the most common reading materials for academic scie ...
Blog Post - Adam Retchless - Apr 24 2010 - 8:50am
- Why So Many Earthquakes? Maybe The Norse End Of The World Will Beat The Mayans
The End of the World seems to roll around every decade or so. The last time it got a lot of press was the year 2000 A.D., a millennial event in the Gregorian calendar. COBOL programmers were the convenient catalyst for all that, since banks would shut ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 7 2011 - 3:20pm
- Ironic bathing
Now if we could just eliminate 1980s neon sunglasses and skinny jeans... From tfd. ...
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Apr 26 2010 - 9:07pm
- The Quote Of The Week
" The basic goal for CDF is to measure the energy, momentum, and, where possible, the identity, of particles produced at the Tevatron collider over as large a fraction of the solid angle as practical. Our strategy to accomplish this was to surround th ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 27 2010 - 11:53am
- A Population Crisis The Left And Right Can Agree On
Population science is more art than science so you can count on me to be a little skeptical. However, there are times when the numbers are just too alarming and we have to mobilize for action. What is this looming population catastrophe? It's Elvis im ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Apr 27 2010 - 4:45pm