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Category Archives: Science
I live in a perpetual state of existential crisis. Though I may have been born this way, I suspect that two near-death experiences and an armed robbery that left me with a decade long bout with PTSD contributed to my … Continue reading
This is the most fascinating six minutes of video on the Internet today. That is all.
Having just completed my annual science fair with my students, I find myself incredibly relieved that none of them discovered this video when deciding upon projects. This guy (who thankfully seems intelligent, reasonable and safe) has managed to create a … Continue reading
I read this week that all cows have different patterns of spots and “not a single cow has identical spots to another.” I’ve also been repeatedly told that no two snowflakes are ever alike. How can anyone say this with … Continue reading
The actual answer at last!
The answer to the eternal question turned out to be surprising. And a little disappointing. Physicists have no sense of drama.
Science supports my wife’s hatred of cilantro and my hatred of broccoli, but she has more credibility than me in food related issues. Unfairly so.
In speaking about cilantro, Julia Child once said, “I would pick it out if I saw it and throw it on the floor.” My wife concurs. Though her palate is wide and varied, cilantro is her most despised food item. … Continue reading
I tend to be a person who resists conformity and rejects tradition in favor of personal preference and a desperate attempt to preserve individuality and perhaps even enhance it. In reflecting upon the recent revisions of our rock opera, The … Continue reading