I am so, so sorry. But I found a reference to this on Slate.com this morning, and when I saw it, I had to share. Think scary, scary Japanese anime cats for consumerist girls. This led me to the truly painful main site, where there are references to Catz, Dogz, and Foxz (sic). This is [...]
Mike came up with a tasty combo this weekend: Silk Nog and Bailey’s Irish Cream. The best part is that if you squint when reading the labels you could consider it “good for you”. For those of you who are recipe-impaired, here’s a run-down: 8 oz. Silk Nog (the “‘snog’”:http://www.freesearch.co.uk/dictionary/snog, aka soy nog) 1 oz. [...]
It’s nice to know that San Diego is becoming known for “something politically positive”:http://www.guardian.co.uk/uselections2004/comment/story/0,14259,1375959,00.html instead of “the usual”:http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20041214-9999-7n14pension.html.
Posted by Chris in Politics on December 17th, 2004 | Comments Off
_Scientific proof that water once flowed on Mars has been “voted the breakthrough of the year”:http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/story.jsp?story=594065 according to journal Science._ Runners-up included _Homo floresiensis_, human embryo clones, and declining diversity. Yay, scientists!
Posted by Chris in Science on December 17th, 2004 | Comments Off
Honda is working on the “next generation ASIMO humanoid robot”:http://www.japancorp.net/Article.asp?Art_ID=9021, and their early progress is pretty exciting. ASIMO can run (if only at 3kph), shake hands (thanks to new sensors), avoid obstacles, and cock its head as though to ask, “Why do I only have a 1-hour battery?” The Honda ASIMO site has “video clips [...]