Archives for October, 2010
Like rumours of Mark Twain’s death, the claims of the disappearance of BP’s oil spill have been greatly exagerated.
From the “just because it’s beautiful” department, have a look at the image sequence below. Thanks again to APOD!
The sorry saga continues…
Okay, what with the “made in China” phenomenom and the boom in Japanese electronics long before, we are all familiar with bad translations in our product packaging and instructions, but this goes a bit beyond that!
Readers here are probably already familiar with the Wegman report “strange scholarship” scandal but if not read up on it a bit at Eli Rabbet’s place. The mess goes much deeper, but the relevant aspect is an ongoing plagarism investigation into Wegman by George Mason University. The GMU investigation was pushed forward by a formal…
If you have a spare couple of hours, I am sure the YouTube below is well worth the time. I don’t, so I can’t comment on anything but my expectations and the approval of Dessler’s performance from Eli Rabett and Deltoid.
Okay, so this one is a bit of a tear-jerker and I usually like to avoid mixing sentimentality with environmentalism, but it is very informative and interesting if sad. It is greenman3610′s Climate Crock of the Week from about three weeks ago and as usual well worth watching.
No, not how much I will write now, but the approximate value of the two pictures I will post, using standard conversion rates.