I make the toolbox, then … bupkis

March 3, 2023

I'm very good, I've found, at creating systems and workflows. Not so much actually using them.

What’re you lookin’ at?

February 2, 2022

I think one of the big downsides to virtual meetings, big or small, is the inability to make eye contact. You have to choose whether to look at the other person or look at the camera.…

No, there’s no evidence supporting ivermectin

September 9, 2021

Virtually the entire evidence in favor of ivermectin came from a single debunked study — so saying "Well, the jury is out" is a crock.

No, it’s not an error

September 9, 2021

Here is the current CDC map showing "Level of Community Transmission of COVID-19, by State/Territory" — I think it speaks for itself.

My digs

August 8, 2021

The world will end soon enough

July 7, 2021

The world is ending, as Hollywood prepares movies based on View-Master, and ... Uno. The card game.

Booby indeed

July 7, 2021

PRO TIP! Don't label your booby traps "Booby Trap."

Avoid Roboto for body copy

June 6, 2021

I've notice that sites using Roboto for body copy just feel less serious and trustworthy.

My newest button project

June 6, 2021

These proudly display my vaccination status ... in a way that's both juvenile and obscure.

How I met your mother at the soda bar

June 6, 2021

Contrary to what you might believe from the dating scene, drinking alcohol actually reduces your chance of getting pregnant.

Companies are planning to advertise in your dreams — and no, this ain’t The Onion

June 6, 2021

Holy bleep: Researchers from companies like Burger King, Coors, and Xbox are researching how to advertise to you WHILE YOU SLEEP.

Pox News

June 6, 2021

A human woman was infected with cowpox ... that she got from her cat. But there's more.

Shoo, porpoise, shoo!

May 5, 2020

Small "pingers" keep porpoises away from fishing nets, and don't seem to bother them at all.

Dueling studies: Coffee

May 5, 2020

Too much coffee may be bad for you, but just enough can help lower women's body fat.

A visual ‘prosthetic’ for the blind

May 5, 2020

In an early proof of concept, researchers were able to have blind people "see" letters via brain stimulation.

“Shapeshifting vampire demon anchovy”

May 5, 2020

A new, freaky looking prehistoric fish was discovered in Pakistan. Emphasis on "freaky looking."

Laughing at penguin poop

May 5, 2020

Penguin poop apparently emits a lot of nitrous oxide. Bad for the environment, but funny for researchers.

Saving face

May 5, 2020

Beard hair isn't just a fashion thing — it may protect hipsters' faces from inevitable punches.

Convenient result from a cancer study

May 5, 2020

Researchers at @USC claim an amazing cancer treatment ... that just happens to involve a product the university has a financial interest in.

Moths are important after all

May 5, 2020

Apparently they're pretty big pollinators, just not they way researchers expected.

Cats can get, and transmit, Covid-19

May 5, 2020

They don't show symptoms, but they can carry it for a while — and give it to humans.

I’m just gonna let this headline speak for itself

May 5, 2020

Shockingly, sex robots are off the table. Sorry, guys.

T. Rex running the long game

May 5, 2020

T. Rex's long legs may have been about finding prey rather than chasing it down.

The bad news: psychology and Covid

May 5, 2020

As the pandemic continues, psychosis may become more of an issue.

Wiggle up that hill

May 5, 2020

Georgia Tech has made a wiggly-wheeled rover than can do well on Mars.

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