Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 6, 2007

Best scientific talk ever!

I know this one’s been circulating around the Internet for a while now, but it’s so perfect that I can’t resist posting it here. Pure genius, particularly the paper upon which the above talk was based!

You know our tort system is messed up when stuff like this can happen: (AP) The Chungs, immigrants from South Korea, realized their American dream when they opened their dry-cleaning business seven years ago in the nation’s capital. For the past two years, however, they’ve been dealing with the nightmare of litigation: a $65 million…

Our intrepid mascot has been revealing sides of himself this year of which I had previously been unaware. After all, who knew he was so into art that he’d pose nude without embarrassment? Or that he was a Shakespearean actor? Or that he has a way with the ladies? Maybe it’s because he’s so suave…