Archives for April 15, 2011

Huxley and I went to Target to look at weather radios and found out that they don’t carry them. But the three Target employees that were gathered near the cameras and electronics with whom we inquired were interested to know why we were looking for one. “You’re about the tenth person today who has asked…

Read The Kraken!!!!!!

Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid by Wendy Williams is a new book on the science of squid. I wondered at first why a popular science book would be named after a legendary creature (the Kraken) but when I read the book and also read up on The Kraken it became…

WTF does that mean? How can an icon, a visual representation of something like a file or program, be “unused” if it is sitting there … looking like something? As I sit here writing and grading papers and stalking people on The Facebook and working on a graphic for an upcoming blog post on squid…