| March 30, 2008

Or “Is That A Threat Or A Promise?” .: This has been making the rounds on the internet: .: It’s almost enough to make me pick up the bottle.

County Convention

| March 30, 2008

Or “Texas Democrats Waste Everybody’s Time” .: Yesterday I participated in the McLennan County Democratic Party Convention. I didn’t want to go, but through the chaos and confusion of the caucus on March 4th I somehow emerged as an alternate delegate. .: Nobody knew what they were doing during the caucus. My friend Hunter told […]

Fuck Up

| March 27, 2008

Or “Helpful Advise Advice For Students” .: When taking an open-book test, be sure to bring your textbook.


| March 24, 2008

Or “Onion-proof Protective Wear” .: Reason #54 why you should major in chemistry: you can use your safety goggles for other purposes.

Feynman Chaser

| March 23, 2008

.: Ben Goldacre over at Bad Science hit off on an excellent idea I hope the rest of the internet will adopt: when posting a video of some pseudo- scientific douchebag, follow it with a inspiring clip of Richard Feynman.


| March 23, 2008

Or “What’s On My Desktop Right Now?” .: Here I turn the question unto you. Let’s hear it.

Dirty Laundry

| March 21, 2008

Or “Always Check The Clink” .: Two days ago, when loading my dirty laundry into my washing machine, I heard a clink. It was the short, definite sound of something hard hitting metal. A coin? Perhaps. A pen cap? It’s possible. Something valuable that would be ruined by water? Unlikely, but worth inspecting. .: I […]

Francis Collins

| March 19, 2008

Or “A Scientist Presents Rationalizations for Belief” .: Francis Collins was supposed to give a talk at Baylor today about his book, The Language of God: A Scientist Agrees with C.S. Lewis. Richard Dawkins was also supposed to talk today about his book, The God Delusion: No Subtitle Needed. Dawkins, of course, was not going […]

Spring Break

| March 16, 2008

Or “You Can Buy a Dream Or Two”

Spurious Claims

| March 15, 2008

Or “Sometimes You Miss The Really Obvious Stuff”