links for 2008-04-06


More like this

Bruce Springsteen misreads the national mood in his halftime performance. - By Stephen Metcalf - Slate Magazine A desperately stupid article about the Super Bowl halftime show (tags: politics stupid society sports music) PHD Comics: Not a good sign "I should be done in a year..." (tags: academia…
Dr. Rivka - How many US Supreme Court decisions can you name off the top of your head? (tags: law US politics) / Science fiction and fantasy / Blog posts / Bloat: threat or menace? A defense of long books. (tags: books writing literature SF blogs) Dynamics of Cats : why are grades… From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time: Sean Carroll: Books Sure, it looks like a really good book about physics. But where's the talking dog? (tags: science physics books) Built on Facts : Testing 123 "In the physical sciences and physics especially,…
Cynical-C Blog - » Sign for the Night "Keep being AWESOME!" (tags: silly food internet) Unscientific America "Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum, a journalist-scientist team, offer an updated "two cultures" polemic for America in the 21st century. Just as in Snow's time, some of our gravest…

Just above the Rodana comment --

Manchester ... What do you think?
Clever. Like being named Pittsburg or Schenectady

Schenectady! There ya go! Or maybe Schoharie, Altamont, or Delmar. So many "good" ones.

"Sure, they could have built three buildings for the same price, but those buildings would be functional and non-leaking."

As somebody who works in one of these nonfunctional, leaking monstrosities: Touche.

One of these days I should try to download a copy of "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" for the office computer. Every time we get a heavy rain, somebody on the fourth floor gets to sing this song. I've taken a couple of turns at this in the last three years, and there is at least one tile above my desk that has signs of water damage.

By Eric Lund (not verified) on 06 Apr 2008 #permalink