May 2009 Monthly Archive

May 27, 2009

Ramachandran's Mirror

And I don't like what I see.


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May 26, 2009

The Difference Between An Amateur, A Scientist, And A Genius


Around 1800, Herschel wanted to look at the Sun with his telescope, so to keep from going completely blind used different color filters to darken the image enough to be able to look at it.

What appeared remarkable was that when I used some of [the color filters], I felt a sensation of heat, though I had but little light; while others gave me much light, with scarce any sensation of heat.

Almost anyone could have made this observation.  The point is what do you do next.


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May 22, 2009

Shhh-- Don't Tell Anyone Cheerios Lowers Cholesterol

FDA criticizes Cheerios maker for health claims. 

The primary business of medicine is business.


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May 14, 2009

How To Lose Weight, Method #394

P.S. If you can't tell, this has only very little to do with losing weight.


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May 12, 2009

If You Have To Ask, The Answer Is Neither

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May 11, 2009

No Bias Anywhere Here: The Future Of Bias

If Carrie at the end of Carrie and the melting Nazi guy at the end of Raiders had a kid, and then set him on fire, that's what I look like right now.


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May 5, 2009

Merck Publishes A Fake Journal

Oh, The Last Psychiatrist wrote another conspiracy article.  That must mean it's wrong.  So I don't have to deal with it.  Phew.  Pass me the Blue Pill, I'm feeling anxious again, for no reason at all.


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May 4, 2009

According to Time, The World's Most Influential Person Is...

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You don't know who moot is?  Moot is the red pill.


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May 1, 2009

Four Things Not To Do To Your Kids

Apart from letting them watch Japanese horror movies.


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