Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for August, 2006

Kermit the Frog

Even though it is a weekday and I tend to write serious science-y material on days such as this, I am putting this silly quiz here just to let you know that I am thinking about all of you and that I miss you all, dear readers. You Are Kermit Hi, ho! Lovable and friendly,…


A friend sent this “thought for the day” that I’d want to share with all of you;

What Color Should Your Eyes Be?

My eyes are grey naturally .. Your Eyes Should Be Green Your eyes reflect: Striking attractiveness and danger What’s hidden behind your eyes: A vivid inner world What Color Should Your Eyes Be? Okay, since you know all of my secrets, dear readers, tell mo some of yours; what color are your eyes and what…

Are You Left- or Right-Brained?

This test (below the fold) tells you a little bit about your personality, although I don’t think it is very accurate.

How Girly Are You?

You have to do two things before you go below the fold: (1) tell me how girly you think you are and (2) guess how girly I am.

Schoolhouse Rock: Electricity

Electricity at rest is called static electricity. Like in the winter, wearing a heavy coat, You get a shock off the doorknob. Or you scrape across a carpet And sneak up on your very best friend, And zap ‘im on the ear with a shock of- Electricity, Electricity Current flowing to and fro, makes a…

I’ve seen this video before, but I was seriously remiss because I did not share it with you, my faithful readers.

If you were, you would know how to do fun things like what you see in this video (below the fold) using common kitchen objects. But no, you all opted to be business majors instead!

Schoolhouse Rock: Interjections!

So when you’re happy (Hurray!) or sad (Aw!) Or frightened (Eeeeeek!) or mad (Rats!) Or excited (Wow!) or glad (Hey!) An interjection starts a sentence right. Interjections (Hey!) show excitement (Hey!) or emotion (Hey!). They’re generally set apart from a sentence by an exclamation point, Or by a comma when the feeling’s not as strong.…

Image appears here with the kind permission of its creator, John Kyrk.