Humor

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

Tying it all together

H/t to the huz and Matt Bors. ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Apr 28 2010 - 12:28pm

100% No Zombies

This weekend, someone once again wanted my assurance that Project Calliope would not cause an environmental disaster when it reenters at the end of its mission. Earlier I'd discussed how it will completely burn up on reentry, leaving nothing that coul ...

Article - Project Calliope - May 25 2010 - 12:06pm

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Before he was House on the TV series named... "House"... Hugh Laurie was a comedian; you know, one of those smug types UK people love, except he was actually funny.    In this clip, he and fellow comedian Stephen Fry (fun fact- they were introduc ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Jun 2 2010 - 6:05pm

Schrodinger’s cat survived

Schrodinger’s cat survived the experiment but his new abilities were entirely unexpected. I just had to share this. see more Lolcats and funny pictures ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 4 2010 - 6:08pm

Paedocypris progenetica

Paedocypris progenetica Fish. Fishy. "I once caught a paedocypris progenetica this big!"   with infinite recursion. Tip of the hat to uncyclopedia. ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 7 2010 - 11:51am

Murphy's Proviso

Murphy's Proviso To The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics Notwithstanding anything stated to the contrary in the 2nd law; The amount of energy needed to put right any accidental application of energy will always be significantly greater than the amount of en ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 8 2010 - 5:03pm

Unfitted Up?

Unfitted Up? This article starts off with some serious points about science and law. It will become apparent soon enough why I have posted this under 'humor'. Please bear with me. Unfitted up? Being 'fitted up' means being 'framed ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 10 2010 - 7:34pm

Perfidious Albion

Perfidious Albion Caution:  unmitigated whimsy alert!________________________________ Perfidious Albion or what our literary heritage might have been if we had learned earlier in our history to sue each other.             _________________________________ ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 11 2010 - 9:32pm