Part 5. The continuing saga. Still 1 June 2000. In theory, the guillemots will be back within the week. Given the snow cover, the cold, now the pelting rain, I hardly expect […]
Part 2 in a series of journal excerpts from time in the Arctic – **note: photos in these posts are from scanned slides… that desperately needed to be cleaned… I never cease […]
Esquire blog discusses a famous brewer’s secret for staying (relatively) sober. We test it out. You may have seen Aaron Goldfarb’s recent Esquire blog entitled “How to Drink All Night Without Getting […]
American businesses are anti-intellectual. American universities are anti-relevance. The gods help the overeducated schmuck stuck in the middle. Hi. I’m Sam, and I’m a PhD. Hi Sam! For those of you who […]
Case 1: In 1997 a prominent scientist made a bet with a colleague over a complex black hole issue that physicists were trying to figure out. This bet was very public and given […]
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