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Announcing: Scientificblogging Costume Contest

Send us pictures of your best Halloween Costume to win Official Scientificblogging stuff! Remember the Halloween when you pinned cinnamon buns over your ears because you were Princess Leia and the time you covered yourself in foil and said you were a bake ...

Blog Post - Jen Palmares Meadows - Oct 24 2008 - 9:33am

A dark and stormy night of regret

It was a dark and stormy night in the Black Hawk condo complex of Saint Lucifer, California. Okay, it wasn't storming, it was balmy; and it wasn't Black Hawk, it was Bahia Vista in San Rafael, California, not Saint Lucifer; and it wasn't qui ...

Blog Post - Diana Deregnier - Oct 23 2008 - 6:44pm

The Incredible Hulk- Totally Not Incredible

Last night, I watched "The Incredible Hulk," starring Ed Norton.  Although I had been disappointed in the 2003 film adaptation of "The Hulk,"  starring Eric Bana, I thought a Hulk movie would be good research for me, as I'm working ...

Blog Post - Jen Palmares Meadows - Oct 24 2008 - 7:12pm

Everything I Need To Know About Science I Learned From Watching "The Lost Skeleton Of Cadavra"

It's not often you can boil down complicated abstract ideas about science or culture into simple concepts everyone can understand.  Gems like "for every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction" don't come along every day.   But ...

Article - Cash Simpson - Oct 31 2017 - 1:47pm

Scientific Blogging's Official Costume Contest

The deadline is fast approaching! Send us pictures of your best Halloween Costume to win Official Scientificblogging stuff! PRIZES First Place: Scientificblogging Sweatshirt Second Place: Scientificblogging Shirt Third Place: Scientificblogging Mug Deadli ...

Blog Post - Jen Palmares Meadows - Oct 28 2008 - 12:52pm

The Science Of Halloween, Science 2.0 Style

Vampires, Mummies, Ghosts, Zombies- we have it all today.   We even have costumes.   Why?  Halloween, like everything else great in life, has a science aspect to it. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 4 2010 - 6:20pm

Mister Doctor Prof

I don't get too concerned about things such as titles, but I have noticed that this year a more substantial number of students has been sending emails addressed to "Mr. Gregory". I don't know if the students this year are unaware that m ...

Blog Post - T. Ryan Gregory - Nov 13 2008 - 3:17pm

The House Drinking Game!

If you are like me, then you are excited for Tuesdays because you look forward to watching House every week. If you shout your own diagnosis at the TV screen and marvel in awe when they finally figure out the ailment (and more so because you have an idea w ...

Article - Erin Richards - Nov 17 2008 - 5:22pm

Christmas Shopping Advice You Won't Be Using For 2008

From Esquire magazine, 1949: "A word to the wives is sufficient.  And the word is NO.  When you have serious shopping to do, leave the pretty things at home.  They can call in a few harpies from the neighborhood, set up a Kaffee-klatsch, tear a few re ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Dec 9 2008 - 12:58pm

A Rush To Chocolate: English Toffee From A 90 Year Old Family Recipe Inspires Pseudo-science

Chocolate toffee came to America from England in the 1920s with Heath, Hammond, and Jane Royce who made the treat from an old family recipe for family and friends. When her time came, Jane took the highly coveted recipe with her to her grave, and that woul ...

Article - Diana Deregnier - Dec 10 2008 - 9:40pm