- Kitchen Science: Homemade Ginger Beer
My grandfather had a special room in his cellar for the various presses and casks he used to make his notoriously mouth-wrenching red wine. I have friends whose microbrew apparatus takes up the entire spare bedroom of their house, like a permanently boozy ...
Article - Stephanie Pulford - Feb 27 2009 - 3:25pm
- A Geneticist's Plea To Biochemists; We Must Unite!
Because of the importance of computational genomics, I am writing this article with utmost urgency in hopes of unifying geneticists and biochemists once and for all. ...
Article - Hayley Mann - Mar 11 2009 - 12:23pm
- Funniest Context-Free Thing I Read Today...
As we walk back to his office, a small Mars rover appears to be making its way through the snow. "These kinds of things happen at MIT," he says. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Mar 12 2009 - 8:04pm
- Random Noise
Tinfoil News A British government spokespersonality has today issued an official denial of the government's intention to ban the wearing of tinfoil hats. This was in response to rumours following the announcement of a new brain-scanning method. Samba ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Mar 13 2009 - 5:32am
- Important Weekend News- We Will Not Have Any Sort Of New Media Policy
Remember the good old days of new media? Trust the contributors, trust the audience. Those days are gone, my friends- if you work in old media. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Mar 14 2009 - 5:18pm
- Who Was Saint Patrick?
If you're a student of culture, a number of things have likely piqued your curiosity; like why so many modern people get drunk about ancient religous stuff. Take Mardi Gras, for example- go to any Mardi Gras celebration and 98% of people there will be ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Aug 23 2010 - 12:30pm
- Garth Sundem Makes Geeks Cool(er) Again
If you read Geek Logik, you may have found, at least for a while, that you lost control over your own decision-making ability. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 21 2009 - 3:39pm
- Ban on brazilians? NJ in hairy mess
Rejoice, swimsuit-wearing masses- New Jersey officials decided to scrap plans to ban brazilian bikini waxes in the state. The initial idea for a ban on genital waxing was proposed by the Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling after two women reported being ...
Blog Post - Becky Jungbauer - Mar 23 2009 - 3:50pm
- An Essay Concerning Wings
Note: The ideas developed here were prompted by my reading a recent blog. Thank you Becky Jungbauer. What you are reading is a mix of whimsy, ethics and philosophy applied to a problem in politics. It does not offer a solution to any specific problem. It ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Mar 25 2009 - 6:24pm
- The Real Reason Gnomes Don't Wear Bras
First published in Dutch in 1976, Gnomes by Wil Huygens and Rien Poortlivet remains the definitive tome on these reticent woodland denizens. A classic of fiction science, this lavishly detailed field notebook of the physiology, habits, and habitat of gnom ...
Article - Stephanie Pulford - Apr 9 2009 - 1:44am