When I run my own university there’d only be two things you guys would...– My new history professor. I might just like my history class after all.
Thermals - Returning to the Fold Normally I...
Buy some more raccoons.– TDL’s solution for Freegans, people who eat only food that would otherwise end up in landfills.
Senior year, spring quarter.
9:00 AM class, three days a week. 19 hours of scheduled class, plus 8-10 hours of research a week. ONE class with 2 60-minute oral exams, 2 30-page reports, and a few short 7-page assignments in addition to a 3-week self-driven research project at the end of the quarter. … Northwestern, I hope you don’t wonder why I won’t donate money to you when I get old and rich.
Nobel Prize or America's Next Top Model? →
Which would you rather win? More women said ANTM than the Nobel. Of course, this poll was conducted by the Oxygen network…but I wonder how this poll would fare in America on the whole…
Wait for it to load, click play, start moving... →
maxistentialist: This was really magical. i have to do this again when i have a mouse, not just a trackpad.
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God — but to...– Arthur C Clarke
Bon Iver - Re: Stacks Thesis theme #3. This one...
Pilgrimage: Czech food in Chicago →
Cesneková polévka. Smazen hermelín. Bramborové knedlíky. That should be all I need to say.
For some reason our own record label hit us with a cease and desist via YouTube....– Tomas Kalnoky, from the Streetlight Manifesto Blog (via maxistentialist) a reblog then two Tomas Kalnoky posts? Oh, I totally (re)started something. Ha!
Mailbox Locator →
If it doesnt know the zipcode, click on the map of your state. Pretty nifty. HOW DOES IT KNOW!?
Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution - Dear Sergio ...
Gardasil to be marketed to boys →
…suddenly no one is talking about Gardasil as “the vaccine that encourages kids to have sex”, like they did when it was targeted at girls only. Now the debate is on to the safety and efficacy of the drug.
I’ve given up on real food. Why, yes, chocolate fudge for lunch sounds reasonable. …momma would be so proud.
Recipe: Sponge Candy
Sponge Candy 1 cup dark corn syrup 1 cup white sugar 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp baking soda __________ Seriously, that’s it? 4 ingredients? Why have I not made this yet?
Police in Germany hunted a sinister phantom killer... →
maxistentialist: Oops. This really emphasizes the importance of sterilization. …of the cotton swabs. …and maybe the stupid people.
Jaydiohead - Lucifer’s Jigsaw This is a...
Quiverfull Families on NPR →
…Birthing little armies for Christ. This is horrifying. “If everyone starts having eight children or 12 children, imagine in three generations what we’ll be able to do…We’ll be able to take over both halls of Congress, we’ll be able to reclaim sinful cities like San Francisco for the faithful, and we’ll be able to wage very effective massive boycotts...
So…my thesis is due in a week and a half…and no one told me until this morning. I probably won’t see anyone in real life until April 4th…but I absolutely reserve the right to procrastinate electronically.
Suggested Tumblr Feature
Polls! Someone make it happen!
Chemistry in Sandwiches
My friend Dennis posted this elsewhere on the internets, but I am bringing my favorite bits to the tumblverse. _______ THEORETICAL CHEMISTRY You put bread, ham, and cheese in your lunch bag, expecting to find a peanut-butter jelly sandwich when you get to work. You open your lunch, and find an eggroll. ORGANOMETALLICS You stick whatever you can find between two slabs of bread, and bake it...
Yes We Can...Grow a Chia-Obama. →
click through and watch the video in the corner. Ohman….
Upgrade your CV. →
Keep it online, and add video, images, links, etc. to show off accomplishments. Seems like this would work well for certain professions, not others…
UC Davis Puts Squirrels on Birth Control →
This is the reason I saw two students measuring squirrel testicles for shrinkage last week. Well, I hope this is the reason.
They Grow Up So Fast
Erik: So the high school I work at really needs to reconsider the way they name the dances and proms.
Me: Why, what was the last dance called?
Erik: Jungle Fever.
Erik: And before that was One Night in Paris.
Very sad that our boys are gone, but lucky us that we’re able to be so sad...– Alex, the eternal optimist. I guess that is a good way of thinking about friends going far away. I have a lot to learn from that girl.
Amit Zakai - A Micrometer from Here