In which I post, with little or no comment, a variety of unrelated things that are cluttering up my browser and/or newsreader…
Mmmm… electrons. Tasty, tasty electrons. Hydrogen Wave Function Cookies combine science and food. Yum.
Speaking of food, Cooking Issues–one of my favorite geeky cooking blogs–has done a great two-part primer on Sous-Vide cooking (Part 1, Part 2) with more yet to come. When the Sous Vide Supreme comes down to about half its current price, I’ll jump.
Hey Paul, Hey Paul, Hey Paul, Let’s Have A Ball. Merlin Mann posted a great video the other day of Pixies playing “Gigantic” live. I miss the old Pixies (as opposed to, you know, the old Pixies). Come to think of it, though, one thing I always loved about them was that they looked like me and people I knew. They weren’t hipsters or Huge Rock Stars, just regular people.
I vaguely remember posting this once before, but I can’t find it at the moment… It’s worth another link, anyway: In the Event That You Have Accidentally Swallowed the Higgs Boson. “Just choose from the array of probable outcomes that will manifest themselves upon your decision to perform surgery, and make the one most favourable to yourself into reality.”
A couple recent searches for old maps have led me to the David Rumsey Map Collection. The collection “has over 22,000 maps and images online.” All high-res and free.
The campaign against The Elements of Style has begun! None too soon.