Archive for date: August 19, 2005

The Funniest Thing on The Onion in a while…

August 19, 2005 | General, Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I haven’t laughed this hard in a while. …if you are in the San Diego area, do me this favor: Go to Sea World, walk into the emperor-penguin exhibit, and punch one those fuckers right in the face. Tell ’em Michael Bay sent ya. Thanks for pointing this out, Tom.

Macro Photography Rig

August 19, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Hack A Day has a link to an article about constructing a rig to take macro photographs. It’s a cool gadget which uses a pair of lasers as a trip sensor. His pictures are really cool.

I’m converting to Pastafarianism

August 19, 2005 | Bad Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

I got a chuckle out of this. Anyone who looks to Kent Hovind as the intellectual juggernaut of Creationism is obviously about as smart as a bag of hammers. I mean really, be serious. Even that bastion of creationist confusion, Answers in Genesis has noted that many of Hovind’s arguments are simply untenable. Oh, and […]

Baby comes with brain repair kit for mum

August 19, 2005 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

New Scientist is running an article which suggests that stray stem cells from a growing fetus may colonize in the mother and repair damage to the mother’s brain. This seems only fair, given the amount of brain damage that a child will inflict on his or her parents over their lifetime. It is all very […]