Archive for January, 2007

No Google for you

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Google Reader is awesome and all, but man, their error messages are quite useless sometimes:

Convergence of important social issues

Monday, January 29th, 2007

The hilarious headlines keep on coming. Kathryn found this one today: It makes me wonder... if more people practiced birth control, would there be less cockfighting? Article.

O Knights of Ni, you are just and fair, and we will return with a shrubbery.

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

Kathryn's parents live in Hilton Head, and came across this hilarious bit of local news: Deputy finds man punching shrub Published: Monday, January 22nd, 2007 A 23-year-old Hilton Head Island man was charged with public disorderly conduct after a deputy observed him ...

Gluten-free time capsule

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

I have always suspected that there is something peculiar about the construction of the foul-tasting energy bars Kathryn is fond of buying: Lasting for one thousand years is an admirable feat. But I don't think that will improve the flavor. (My guess is it's supposed to mean "May 30, 2007".)

The device that betrays your thoughts?

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Through the Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory blog, I learned of the Lemelson-Illinois Student Prize, a $30,000 award given to outstanding student inventors. The selection process for the prize is down to eight finalists, one of whom has created an amazing method to translate thoughts into speech: Michael Callahan – Graduate ...

Happy New Year

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

Wow; I haven't posted in a long time. I think this is because of the holidays, and because I've been spending a lot of time organizing and posting photos on Flickr. To see them, click here. If you haven't already, click here to sign up for a ...