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Archives for July, 2006

Gratuitous sex shot

Here’s a salacious image from my little corner of the Garden State. Just look at that yearning pistil and those turgid stamens. Ooooh, baby! Here’s the full shot of the flowers.

Remember the Burma Shave ads which once lined the bygone US highways? The signs with such catchy poetry as… It has a tingle And a tang That starts The day off With a bang. Apparently the Champaign County Rifle Association is all in favor of starting the day off with a bang. While in Illinois…

Better Late…

I meant to post this shorty the other day, but as they say, better late than never. As this is science blogs, I think it’s fitting to remember what one of the founders of the USA had to say about July 4. The following is from a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote in response to a…

Big Tick and Ugly Deer

I’m on the road and visiting the Midwestern homelands. This evening, I’m in Madison where a former classmate (and longtime friend) and I will join our grad advisor and his wife for dinner. The newly minted professor emeritis doesn’t know that we’re showing up so the element of surprise should be entertaining. In lieu of…