Dear Sirs, Pursuant to the recent findings of the International Atomic Energy Agency, I respectfully request that you continue to refrain from invading the sovereign nation of Iran. I quote from a recent analysis of the Iranian situation: All materials and centrifuges are under Agency seal and surveillance and the Agency guarantees no diversion without [...]
(via Wil) Just wanted to congratulate George Takei and Brad Altman on their wedding Sunday evening. Bagpiper processional for the win: On a side note, George Takei is 71?!? Criminy! Yet another person I can see storming around when he’s 120, shouting, “I’m one hundred and twenty!”
I’ve been getting such a kick out of the Modern Mechanix blog lately. Anything with the tag line “Yesterday’s Tomorrow Today” sounds like it would be right up my alley, of course, but something about the presentation and choices make me laugh daily. The format is pretty simple: a segment from an old science or [...]
Warning: What follows is a rant triggered by having to log into yet another site in order to carry out some simple task I do 50 times a day on a dozen different sites. It’s not me at my most thoughtful, and it may only make sense to people who care about Web site authentication.
[from my GeekDad post] Robert Woodhead, self-described Mad Overlord and all-around geek, has posted an amazing amount of detail from his recent experiment in seeing how the Diet Coke & Mentos reaction works in microgravity. It’s a modification of the now-standard geyser-producing demonstration, but with a twist: performing the trick on a Zero G flight [...]