This one’s been floating around the science blogosphere for about a week or two now. I tried to resist its pull, but finally I have given in and decided that, if you’ve got it, flaunt it, baby!
In any case, I’m talking about a bunch of merit badges for scientists (a.k.a. “The Order of Science Scouts of Exemplary Repute and Above Average Physique,” although I may not qualify for that latter part.
And which ones did I earn? Well, take a look (click on the badges to see what each one signifies):
(Sadly, I’m not likely ever to duplicate that last one.)
And, finally, the one that you all know that Orac must have:
So, dear readers, tell me which, if any, of the badges you’ve earned!
ADDENDUM: New badges have been added, and, wouldn’ you know it, I’m eligible for a couple of more:
Don’t ask. It involved a lab accident that happened while I was working alone in the lab on a Sunday morning back in 1998.
Here’s one more:
All I can say is that it involved rats and an ill-fated project that sought to deliver gene therapy by enema. Maybe it’s the origin of my unhealthy fascination with EneMan.