Archive for March, 2008

Tiny giants made of tinier giants

March 31, 2008

A good song (in my opinion) with a funny, albeit strange, music video:

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Giant Rabbit

March 31, 2008

Andrew Bleiman at Zooillogix has a post on Annette Williams project to breed the world’s largest rabbit; and the result, Amy, a 4 foot long, 49 pound rabbit.

Lists

March 31, 2008

Check out “The 5 Most Insane Celebrity Comic Book Cameos” and “The 10 Most Insane, Child-Warping Moments of ’80s Cartoons.”

Monday Math 13

March 31, 2008

Consider the sum of the m-th powers of the first n integers:

Suppose that the sum is a polynomial in n: . Show that is an m+1 degree polynomial with a leading coefficient of .

Solution:

Communicating Science

March 30, 2008

An excellent post on communicating science from Dr. Janet D. Stemwedel of “Adventures in Ethics and Science.”

Language

March 30, 2008

The Blog-O-Cuss Meter - Do you cuss a lot in your blog or website?

Interesting tech

March 29, 2008

Engineers have developed a silent, efficient solid-state “fan” with no moving parts. Very cool (no pun intended).

Newtonism

March 29, 2008

A great piece of satire from P.Z. Myers

Sodium Acetate Trihydrate:

March 29, 2008

Interesting chemistry over at Molecule of the Day

Emo

March 29, 2008

Anti-Emo riots break out in Mexico