Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for March, 2009

tags: Chambers Street, Park Place, World Trade Center, Oculus, Andrew Ginzel, Kristin Jones, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Oculus, #22 (1998). Stone mosaic on walls throughout Chambers Street station complex (A, C & E trains); also, there is a stone and glass floor mosaic at Park Place entrance, which connects to this…

Jäinen Seinä

tags: wall of ice, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Jäinen seinä (Wall of ice). Photographed on Suomenlinna on Kalevalapaäivä (Kalevala Day). This is one of my favorite places to visit in Helsinki, Finland. Image: GrrlScientist, 28 February 2009 [larger view].

tags: Blue-winged Teal, Anas dicors, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Blue-winged Teal, Anas discors, photographed in Brazos Bend State Park, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 10 March 2009 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/400s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400 Please…

tags: sesame street explains madoff scandal, politics, satire, , humorstreaming video In this video, Ernie and Cookie Monster explain the Bernie Madoff scandal .. so even kids can understand it [1:18]

tags: Chambers Street, Park Place, World Trade Center, Oculus, Andrew Ginzel, Kristin Jones, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Oculus, #21 (1998). Stone mosaic on walls throughout Chambers Street station complex (A, C & E trains); also, there is a stone and glass floor mosaic at Park Place entrance, which connects to this…

Damn, But What a Fine Day!

tags: NYC, New York City, NYCLife, NYC through my eye My beloved NYC. Image: GrrlScientist, 12 January 2009 [larger view].

Carnivalia

Here’s the latest carnivalia that has been published in the blogosphere; Carnival of the Vanities, A Touch of Spring. This blog carnival links to the best writing in the blogopshere, regardless of topic. Carnival of the Cities. This blog carnival focuses on writing about and photography of cities throughout the world.

Footprints in the Snow

tags: Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland, image of the day Footprints in the snow. Photographed on Suomenlinna on Kalevalapaäivä (Kalevala Day). This is one of my favorite places to visit in Helsinki, Finland. Image: GrrlScientist, 28 February 2009 [larger view].

tags: Evil Genes, borderline personality disorder, machiavellian behavior, successfully sinister, Barbara Oakley, book review I have lived and worked with people whom I have decided, in retrospect, were more than merely hateful and mean-spirited, they were just plain evil. So when Barbara Oakley asked me to read and review her book, Evil Genes: Why Rome…

Gambel’s Quail, Callipepla gambelii, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Gambel’s Quail, Callipepla gambelii, photographed in Arizona. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Richard Ditch, 2005 [larger view]. Date Time Original: 2005:11:25 09:28:46 Exposure Time: 1/249 F-Number: 8.00 ISO: 200 Please name at least one field mark that supports your…