Archive for May, 2009

Corn muffin coefficient

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

From a recent Quotation of the Day Mailing List email comes this gem from a collection of letters written in response to the US Department of Agriculture's redesign of the Food Pyramid: "The cleansing properties of urine are not even addressed in the food pyramid. This must be corrected. We cannot ...

CTRL-ALT-DNA

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

You're sitting at your computer, writing your next awesome computer program. You think, "I want to run my new program. But the computer I have is too slow and too boring to run it on." You glance over at the petri dish in your biology lab. "What if ...

Dress for the Aporkcalypse

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

I was hypnotized by the recent rebranding of "swine flu" as "hamthrax", which unfortunately compelled to me design a t-shirt for sale on CafePress: How long until the band's lawyers come after me? Until then, buy a shirt!. Or a hat. :)