Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for December, 2009

tags: kitchen science, science abuse, christmas lights, microwave oven, funny, humor, brainiac, streaming video This video shows one of several dangerous kitchen experiments conducted by real scientists who video them — all so you don’t have to repeat them yourself.

Polar Bear Versus Walrus Colony

tags: Polar Bear Versus Walrus Colony, nature, global warming, climate change, BBC, Planet Earth, documentary, streaming video This video documents an awesome fight for survival as a grown male polar bear takes on a walrus colony at the edge of the Arctic circle. This was a truly epic battle, phenomenally captured in high quality, from…

Atheist Holiday Traditions

tags: Holidays, christmas, Atheist Holiday Traditions, big fat whale, cartoon, comedy, humor, satire, fucking hilarious Image: Big Fat Whale [larger view].

tags: Dangerous Wands: The Ghetto Harry Potter, Harry Potter, teaching, poverty, funny, humor, parody, streaming video A little birdie whispered into my ear about this video .. to say the least, as a former college professor and Harry Potter fan, I LOVE it, and I think you will enjoy it, too!

tags: birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Christmas Duck, Anas noellus, photographed in a kitchen on the 13th floor of an apartment building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Unlike most mystery birds, this individual came with a label indicating that it originated in France. [I might identify this bird for you in 48…

tags: Darth Vader in the Death Star Cafeteria, entertainment, comedy, funny, fucking hilarious, transvestite, Eddie Izzard, streaming video I have a secret for all you kids out there. When your parents tell you to leave your Christmas gifts in the living room while you sleep in your bedrooms, they are spending Christmas night using their…

Jingle Farts

tags: Jingle Farts, Holidays, humor, funny, silly, streaming video Here’s a silly holiday greeting and song especially for all my readers who appreciate such things.

Merry Christmas to all my Readers

tags: Merry Christmas, Maury Povich, ecard, comedy, humor, satire, fucking hilarious [larger view]. As you all prepare to celebrate the holidays, I thought I’d send an ecard your way.

tags: Crimson Rosella, Pennant’s Rosella, Platycercus elegans, Australian King Parrot, Alisterus scapularis, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery birds] Australian King Parrots, Alisterus scapularis (3 on right), and Crimson Rosellas, sometimes known as Pennant’s Rosella, Platycercus elegans (13 on top, left and bottom, also one in lower right side), photographed at Lamington National Park,…

tags: kitchen science, science abuse, christmas lights, microwave oven, funny, humor, brainiac, streaming video This video shows one of several dangerous kitchen experiments conducted by real scientists who video them — all so you don’t have to repeat them yourself.