Curry Couscous, and other items.

Alas, gentle readers, I realized that most of my longer writing ends up over at Skepchick. Or, at least the writing that gets the most comments–see “Attack of the Scrotums” for evidence. I’ll have to […]

Free Course Stuff

I don’t know how I missed this. Well, actually, I do know how–I was busy teaching, and it went on my “things to do after the semester is over” pile. The OpenCourseWare Consortium “OpenCourseWare is […]

Venn Diagrams

I never knew they could be so fun! The actual blog is Indexed. It will become a regular read. For example, this equation explains Brittany Spears, among others. Oh, and in case you missed it, […]

Egad! more to read!

The amount of cool stuff to read online seems to multiply at a rate which uses the number of unread journals on my desk as an exponent. And then the number of unread books as […]

Things you should learn

I am in the process of migrating all of my old .mac blog over to wordpress, and rediscovered this: 10 things you really need to learn.  It’s an awesome list of habits of thought that […]

Why should your doctor study evolution?

The Alliance for Science (it Rhymes!) has announced their 2007 High School Essay Contest: Why would I want my doctor to have studied evolution. Entries must be in by March 31st, and there are also […]

Sign me up for that Botox!

I read with interest this press release about combining botox and surgery to stop migranes.  it’s actually pretty smart–the sort of thing that once someone does it, you wonder why you didn’t think of that. […]


I think I have strep throat, and am off to the Doc for confirmation. In the mean time, amuse yourself by reading the archives of one of my favorite new sites–This is Broken. I especially […]

I’m a Science Scout

Or, at least, I’m waiting for confirmation of my badges from The Order of the Science Scouts of Exemplary Repute and Above Average Physique. Going through the list, I see that I have earned more […]