Category Archives: Geek-ery

Slow News Week.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Rn49CPbbI&feature=youtu.be

All my news sites are covering the political conventions, from which I am detox-ing myself as a recovering political junkie.

So, I leave you with some friends of mine in a short video project I did last spring, playing the best board game ever.

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What I Love About the East-Asian cultures.

If something is worth doing, they refine it into an art. Warfare?  Karate and all it’s related marital *arts*.  Even something simple like Tea has it’s own elaborate tea service ceremonies. Japan seems to have declared kittehs Something Worth Doing. ” The … Continue reading

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Sounds Like Vegas.

Everyone is coming out with “Robber Brings Knife to Gunfight” headlines.  On the other hand, a samurai katana is not a “knife,” I don’t care who you are.  On the gripping hand, if you are wielding said katana, I do … Continue reading

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Phineas Gage called…

He want’s his steel rod that went through his brain back.  From BRAZIL: “Luiz Alexandre Essinger, chief of staff at the Miguel Couto hospital, said Mr Leite was conscious when he arrived there and explained what had happened to him.” This sounds … Continue reading

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Dude.

A genetics book(natch) has been successfully encoded and decoded with DNA strands.  I for one, welcome our new cyborg overlords ;-). “The cost of both synthesis and sequencing [of DNA] are plummeting in an unprecedented way,” Dr. Church said. Already, … Continue reading

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If Civilization Were To End As We Know It,

Maine would be in better shape than some other places.  That’s small comfort though, because we’re closer to such things than anyone really wants to realize. Honestly, I’m amazed no one’s tried something like this yet.  OR maybe they have*whisperconspiracy!whisper*, … Continue reading

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How’s That Hope And Change Working Out For You?

This, from a bunch of politically ambiguous Harvard folks: Most politicians’ promises come with expiration dates.  Some politicians more than others.

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