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Water Bomb Terror Threat

Water Bomb Terror Threat I just had to share this: The H 2 O-bomb has been developed by the radical New Age group, The Axis of Aquarius. http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2010/04/20/new-age-terrorists-develop-homeopathic-bomb/ ...

Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 16 2010 - 1:17pm

Kid Science Fun: Security Gunk

I was relaxing out back, watching fireflies flash, when a buddy, dad to boy and girl 11 year old twins, called to catch up with news and relate a funny (still unfinished) story. Growing crankier by the weekend with trespassers holding court on the porch s ...

Article - Anonymous - Jul 19 2010 - 12:21am

Food for thought

A witty scientist friend of mine asked me," What can an atom and a void can do with us?" I replied, "Atomic world lies far below and since we cannot see the atoms, their movements, atoms and void have escaped you and me ...

Blog Post - Payal Joshi - Jul 20 2010 - 8:54am

How South Park Gets It Wrong

While passively watching an episode of South Park, 1 my spidey sense tingled- something was amiss, and it wasn't the barely surviving buttons on Cartman's pants. I grabbed the remote from the huz and rewound to the spot that caught my eye 2- a yo ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Jul 21 2010 - 10:02pm

Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier Retreat Scaremongering

Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier Retreat Scaremongering A guest post by my friend Lai Ying at the Greenwich Institute of Toxicology. Global warming is a get-rich-quick scam invented by Al Gore when he was cold and hungry, sleeping in a doorway and penniless ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 23 2010 - 6:02pm

Tom Scott has some new science journalism warnings we can all use...

Tom Scott is a geek comedian who has been described as a "sometime internet funny man" by The Register has come to the rescue of science journalism with a list of warnings they can go ahead and stick on their articles. ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Aug 13 2010 - 1:12pm

Finally, gravity and Bernoulli's principle explained

What do you get when you combine gravity, Bernoulli's principle, and a social media giant? An easy-to-understand explanation of how planes fly, courtesy of Facebook users. And you were worried about the future of our country...not with these geniuses ...

Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Aug 23 2010 - 12:05pm

Science Webtoons 5

Behold true tales of procrastination!  Learn whether to get a PhD!  Or just kick back and enjoy fall.  Enjoy another science webcomics interlude!  The first two are 'long form', so follow their links to get the full story.  The last, a poetic com ...

Article - Alex "Sandy" Antunes - Sep 3 2010 - 10:33am

This is a blog post about a funny parody

Yesterday's Guardian featured this gem, "This is a news website article about a scientific paper", by Martin Robbins.  It begins: "In the standfirst I will make a fairly obvious pun about the subject matter before posing an inane questi ...

Blog Post - Alex "Sandy" Antunes - Sep 28 2010 - 10:22am

Baseball, Vision And Alcohol: Analyzing The Zito Curve

This article has basically nothing to do with baseball or Barry Zito's curveball so you can stop reading if that is your interest- or check out   The Science Of Baseball: What Is The Fastest A Pitcher Can Throw? The Science Of Baseball: What Is The Fa ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 30 2010 - 8:45pm