Archives for April 24, 2012

Demonstration of the Double Helix

This is a proof of concept blog post. Please give it a try and let me know if it works for you! Double Helix from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project by Sándor Kabai

California Cow Is Mad

The USDA has just confirmed that a dairy cow in California had bovine spungiform encephalopathy (BSE) sometimes known as “Mad Cow Disease,” which causes Creutzfeldt-Jakob, a deadly human disease affecting the brain. The animal was about to be, or was in the process of being, “rendered” … turned into glue or soap, most likely ……

Don McLeroy on The Colbert Report

Don McLeroy is the creationist formerly on the Texas School board who tried very hard to ruin science education both in Texas and across the United States. He is an ill informed, paranoid, mean spirited dick head. He thinks humans and dinosaurs walked the earth at the same time. I repeat. He was on the…

Yes, it was a crime; it was a crime against nature and against the law of the land, and now the first criminal charges are being filed, according to an exclusive report at NPR. “The first criminal charges in connection with the BP oil spill have been filed against a former BP engineer named Kurt…

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Holy crap!!!! Hat tip: Charlotte

Brain Freeze Figured Out. Animated!

This is one of the hazards of being an archaeologist (it has happened to me a few times) but it is sad to see it occur with a private citizen. The moral of the story? Don’t be talking on your cell phone when instead, you should be scanning the terrain in front of you with…