Archives for September 12, 2010


We always knew Igor had what it took to be a hurricane, despite early, and rather embarrassing, fluctuations in intensity. Now, Igor is a Category Four hurricane with prospects for additional strengthening. There are no current warnings or watches, and the Hurricane Prediction center is not saying a lot about what is supposed to happen…

Old Bones and Modern Genetics

is the title of a podcast in which Lynn Fellman interviews moi. Click here to experience the full multimedianess of it all.

What physics taught me about marketing

Physics and marketing don’t seem to have much in common, but Dan Cobley is passionate about both. He brings these unlikely bedfellows together using Newton’s second law, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, the scientific method and the second law of thermodynamics to explain the fundamental theories of branding.

Makin’ Bacon

You’ve got to watch this video for the music if nothing else:

It’s that time of year again! Limber up your fingers, dig out the crowbar, charge the batteries in the camera; the famed International Rock Flipping Day is upon us! Details.