Search Results: amount
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... Maybe next time I am tempted to impulse-add arbitrary amounts of sugar I will look up some recipes first to improve my sense of ... it through some nylon mesh fabric. I am worried about the amount of oxygen that got in during the rather messy transfer - I guess the ...
Food: cheatgrass, fescue, grains, Poaceae · 2 comments
... the time I'd run out of ideas I had managed to reduce the amount of straw enough that I could put the grass away for a while. Had I been ...
27 Oct 2013: Dandelion Bitter Brown Ale
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, Cannabaceae, dandelions, Food, yarrow · 2 comments
... it's done. The bittering wasn't intentional - I based the amount of dandelion off this recipe and commentary, adding the yarrow and ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... that every forager needs to learn, because even small amounts of it can no-shit for-real kill you. The same is true for another ... of seeds daily after sex or around ovulation, which is an amount I could easily exceed by using carrot seeds as a spice. Although I'm not ...
2 Jul 2013: Red Elderberry Juice
Food: Adoxaceae, kale, red elderberries, toxicity · 2 comments
... by both the starting levels in the plant, and the amount that you reduce those levels through various preparation and storage ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... to run the oven today, there are still limits to the amount of time I will spend actually standing over the stove in the summer. I ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... follows: Start with a can of coconut milk, with a small amount reserved. Slowly stir in lime juice until the coconut milk starts to ... the shelf. Update: So, uh, after looking at a small amount of coconut milk dropped into some lime juice, my fancy plan is not going ...
14 Mar 2009: Guinness Lamb Pie
Food: beer, lamb, pie, recipes · 6 comments
... we were out of shortening, I added some lard, too. Small amount of ice water Heat a skillet with a small amount of oil over medium-high heat. Brown the lamb meat for a few minutes - ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... more flavor as you cook it, and the rum will not. The amount of rum necessary to balance out the lime is what makes me think it's a ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... and set off a 50 kg charge of TNT. Sand with "safe" amounts of clay turned to slurry. Hatzor, Y. H., H. Gvirtzman, I. ...
26 Jan 2009: Does the World Really Need Another Blog Anthology?
Meta: · 16 comments
... blog anthology is eleventy-stupid. It is a doable amount of work for an unemployed person, but even so, it is way too much work ...
13 Jan 2009: Have We Really Reached “Peak Water”?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... cost to my sanity), the rate at which I produce new amounts of patience for this trendy buzzphrase may have already entered a ...
26 Sep 2008: What Planet is my Clafoutis From?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... left on the bottom of the oven indicates that a small amount of granulated refined cane sugar was present with the ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... agreed to try a new method of birth control, that would amount to a colossal number of potential consumers. That's why [director of the ...
17 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... has no obvious hook. Its surface is covered with large amounts of almost pure methane ice, which is scientifically fascinating, but ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
There's an article in last Friday's issue of Nature describing some changes in the rocks near the San Andreas Fault that occurred in the hours before two small earthquakes. Here's the BBC's writeup; for those of you who can sneak behind the Nature paywall ...
Aimless: · 9 comments
... we're just having a statistical freakout, or whether the amount of rain that FEMA expects to occur in a 100-year flood needs ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... I spent a good chunk of last summer estimating the amount of shaking it probably produced and the amount of stress it put on the crust near Lusi. No matter how you slice it, the ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... was previously covered in permeable soil will reduce the amount of rainfall that ends up in the aquifer, sending it to the ocean instead ... the water table was near the surface, and calculate the amount of ground water recharge that would be diverted away from the aquifer if ...
22 Apr 2008: The Personal is Political, Earth Day Edition
Politics: earth day, environmentalism, feminism · 10 comments
... change the culture, then we may win. If we cannot, then no amount of technology or legislation or green infrastructure is going to save us ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... but let's not pretend we haven't inherited a certain amount of culture here) it's far more important to be original and ...
4 Feb 2008: Why I Don’t Use the BPR3 Icon
Meta: · 14 comments
... the tribe. Which might be why I'm not feeling the proper amount of bloodlust at the oncoming smackdown of a Discovery Institute blog for ...
23 Nov 2007: Pumpkin-Durian Pie
Food: Cucurbitaceae, durian, Malvaceae, pie, recipes · 4 comments
... pinch of salt a capful of vanillin a liberal amount of cardamom a conservative amount of nutmeg Crust: Buy some pie crusts at the store, unless you are a ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... a reasonable mental image of the world with a limited amount of information, and it uses a dizzying array of assumptions to do so. In ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
... the temptation to make sarcastic remarks about the amount of time these ostensibly equality-minded men spend actually thinking ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... but you'll all just have to wait the usual indefinite amount of time before hearing what I thought of Has Feminism Changed ...
1 Jul 2007: Leaving the Ivory Tower
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: academia, book reviews, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa · 3 comments
... that does show up as a significant difference is the amount of knowledge completers and noncompleters have about their programs, and ...
18 Apr 2007: Lollinks
Links, Personal, Whimsy: cat macros, psychology, test anxiety · 4 comments
... I Can Has Cheezburger? with a slightly disturbing amount of relief each time I ...
10 Apr 2007: Another Earthquake Prediction Failure
Science: earthquake prediction · 4 comments
... and small earthquakes in any given area is related to the amount of stress the local faults are under, and so it seems plausible that ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... the size of the Kuiper belt. The vertical axis shows the amount of energy released in seismic waves. It's normalized by the size of the ... a magnitude 7. For a variety of technical reasons, the amount of sesimic energy released by an earthquake is a total bitch to ...
3 Mar 2007: Earthquake Folksonomy
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... in seismically active areas have built up a tremendous amount of folk wisdom and curiosity about earthquakes, but it's not connected ...
30 Jan 2007: What’s the Good News of Geology?
Politics, Science: fund my research or San Francisco gets it, lay science, philosophy of science · 16 comments
... Some oil deposits are cheaper to exploit than others; the amount of oil in the ground is not the only number we need in order to make ...
26 Nov 2006: Margarita Meringue Pie
Food: citrus, meringue, pie, recipes, Rutaceae, thanksgiving · 1 comment
... Zest from 6-8 limes - yes, this is many times the amount of zest called for by other recipes (including the New Best). Suck it up ...
12 Oct 2006: Seismograms from North Korea
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... waveforms. The details of this process, as well as the amount of energy that gets turned into seismic waves rather than, say, a big ...
11 Sep 2006: TA Training for Berzerkelers
Teaching: blog carnivals, grad school, teacher training · 6 comments
... for teaching did you get? Was it adequate? A certain amount of training is mandatory for all GSIs on this campus. It consists ... lawsuit, but I can't imagine that it actually reduces the amount of racist, sexist, etcist jerkiness in the grad student population. But, ...
4 Sep 2006: Household Goodness
Personal: domesticity, gardening, photoblog · 2 comments
... were no bigger than most cherry tomatoes, but given the amount of sun my yard doesn't receive, I wasn't expecting huge beefsteaks. The ...
Personal, Politics: capitalism sucks, environmentalism, SUVs · 2 comments
The corporate customer agreement between Avis and the UC system doesn't include the "intermediate SUV" class. So the only way to get a vehicle with four-wheel drive and decent clearance, and be covered under UC's insurance policy, is to rent in the "nonsen ...
16 Apr 2006: Hello world!
Meta: anonymity, Internet branding, pseudonymity · 12 comments
... describe! Disadvantages: Maintaining any meaningful amount of anonymity is a pain in the ass Some of you Valued Readers would not ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... week: But the practice of geology requires a certain amount of perspective; this tends to put the egotists and their self-importance ...
29 Mar 2006: Insert “In Soviet Russia…” Joke Here
Politics, Science: peaceful nuclear explosions, seismology · 23 comments
... Batman! Don't nuclear arsenals carry a certain amount of bellicosity with them, which can only be removed by a painstaking ...
6 Dec 2005: AGU One
Personal, Science: american geophysical union, conference blogging · 6 comments
... Equations as a novel form of chaos (neat!), and an odd amount of credulousness w.r.t. Keilis-Borok. My seismolab companion stared ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... resident who's having a busy semester, there's a fair amount of tension emerging between images of the house as a long-term community ...
23 Oct 2005: Peevishness and Science
Human Fuzzies, Links: pep bands, project management · no comments
... had previously been idling (for an extravagantly wasteful amount of time) just across the street... but "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is just ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: lazy journalism, words · no comments
... exist which would provide more information in the same amount of space - surely useful for reporters who can't spend more than a ...
16 Aug 2005: Free Stuff!
Personal: freebies, gift economy, inner child · no comments
... or freecycle, but my street also gets a reasonable amount of foot traffic. By far, the people most excited by the unexpected ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... of tickets and reservation numbers and an unimaginable amount of Pure Organizational Essence. When she dropped it on my suitcase, my ...
20 Jun 2005: Testing the Future
Meta: call for guestbloggers, folk music, have an mp3 · 12 comments
... guest bloggers to keep it company. I have a very limited amount of cleverness available for time-encapsuling, after all, plus it would ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... mythago, and others will disagree, possibly with a certain amount of indignation. I would be happy to be corrected on this. For the ... PHMT, HAND. So I agree, and definitely with a certain amount of indignation. I find it no end of irritating when an otherwise ...
17 May 2005: Someone’s Been Waiting
Meta: fan mail, monkeys, ninjas, pirates, robots, zombies · 5 comments
... than some scientifistic sounding claptrap, but you get the amount of sciencey-sounding jargon you pay for. And did I mention that if ...
13 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Evaporites
Science: evaporites, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 3 comments
... in fresh water, so their presence largely controls the amount of crap (calcite and dolomite) that precipitates out around your sink. ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... B. pointed out in the Rhetoric of Blog Humor, which amount to tricks for calling attention to the punchline. Because if you have to ...
22 Mar 2005: Today’s Reading
Links: American history, rhetorical tactics, socks · 5 comments
... are not too similar, not too alien, but just the right amount of different. Though most Goldilocks statements pass without comment ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... shit job ever in your life, then you've experienced a fair amount of privilege, and chances are pretty good that you're unaware of that ...
4 Feb 2005: Trombones of Great Injustice
Politics: fascist police states, Geneva conventions, Joe Lieberman · no comments
... trombone. Plus trombones are more expensive than the usual amount of my charitable contributions, and that's not even counting postage. ...
1 Feb 2005: Ownership Society
Personal: capitalism sucks, money, public radio · 7 comments
... transmitter in Altadena or a statutory limit on the amount of Air that can be played in a week (I like Air, but really!) or even ...
19 Dec 2004: Someone Has a Small Internet
Meta: fan mail, high school, Internet citizen of the world, nostalgia · no comments
... lazy Is he now? Don't underestimate the amount of work it takes to type something and click "spout"! mike doesn't ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... control over how the money is spent. Prop 71 as written amounts to a blank check for industry; the money's controlling body is exempted ...
11 Oct 2004: Evolutionary Psychology Goes to the Dentist
Personal, Whimsy: dissociation, evolutionary psychology, medicine · no comments
... to the doctor/dentist requires that we place an immense amount of trust in someone who is, in most circumstances and for most purposes, ...
15 Sep 2004: California Performance Review for Geologists
Politics: California politics, environmentalism, urban planning · no comments
... adopted. After reading through just this small amount of the report, I'm sickened by the way it continually refers to "project ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: · 5 comments
... immediate predecessors. Surely, though, the issue of paramount concern for novels would be folks' conceptions of science, rather than ... Asking literature students to invest a significant amount of time in higher maths is another. What I'm stumbling towards is: it ...
4 Aug 2004: Dentist to the Stars?
Personal: dentistry · 4 comments
... valuable thing I own (if and only if they are granted an amount of thingness superior to the sort of thingness possessed by savings ...
26 Jul 2004: Bugs Bunny Goes to Washington
Politics: · 2 comments
... who is surely the trickster-god of our times, and the amount of time he spends dressing up like a girl and kissing Elmer ...
25 Jul 2004: Education Reform Blah Blah
Politics: · 2 comments
... unwilling to pay teachers what they're worth. Lesser amounts of money still help, but $5,000 is not enough to compensate for rotten ...
29 Jun 2004: Easy Things That Aren’t
Personal: human imperfection, mental blocks · 15 comments
... understanding. Cooking a winter squash to the correct amount of doneness Using Green's functions to solve partial differential ...
22 Jun 2004: You Know You’re From Where You’re From When
Whimsy: jokes · 1 comment
... measure distance between two points by referring to the amount of time it takes to travel from one to the other. People from other ...
4 May 2004: Rhubarb-Banana Bread?
Food: baking, banana bread, bread, cooking, cranberries, desserts, Musaceae, Polygonaceae, rhubarb · 1 comment
... as applesauce, or do I still have to put in the usual amount of ...
18 Apr 2004: Meme, I Give In
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 5 comments
... of milk before finally reaching an old utility bill: Any amount over $25 will be assessed a delinquency penalty of 3%. Page 2, page 23, ...
27 Oct 2003: Numbered List: I Am Smoke
Personal: adventures, fascist police states, fire, in the desert · 3 comments
... spent the weekend playing the game for real, after various amounts of their stuff was destroyed. So yeah, poor me, having to breathe ...
6 Jul 2003: Cinna-melon Good
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... to the boiling sugar syrup, I decided to dump in a random amount of cinnamon powder. The overall effect is almost certainly more cinnamon ...
27 Jun 2003: Automotive Adventures
Personal: · no comments
... manifold (yay!) so I think it's a draw. I spilt a sad amount of motor oil, too, and still feel rather guilty about that, dump no ...
5 Mar 2003: Orders of Magnitude
Personal: · 1 comment
... before the pallbearers; and of course the interment, which amounted to two breath's worth of "we're dust amen go in peace." I guess they ...
23 Dec 2002: Holiday Someones
Meta: elves, fan mail, hobbits, pants, sewing · 6 comments
... I have a large amount of cryptic fan mail to catch up on (and when I say large, I am telling a ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... compelled to fix it. I would like to say, though, that the amount of crud I can swish out from my mouth is amazing. Probably an order of magnitude less amazing than the amount of crud I can extract from my nose pores with one of those ...
22 Apr 2002: Magickal Transmutations
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bruises, capitalism sucks, post-apocalyptic aesthetic sensibilities · 2 comments
... conversation anyway; written forms do accomodate a certain amount of extravagance - and it's probably just as well, because most ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... issue, and the second is where two people spend enormous amounts of energy defining their terms and clarifying their positions and ...
7 Mar 2002: Try Optimism
Personal: · no comments
... all my concerns about learning to place a realistic amount of responsibility, credit and blame upon my own shoulders. I feel that ...
31 Jan 2002: Stupid Economy
Politics: Homeland Stupidity, job fairs, peace corps · no comments
... a go-go-volunteerism initiative promising to double the amount of Peace Corps service in the next five years. So I read the State of ...
22 Jan 2002: hoom, hoom
Politics: · no comments
... luncheon. Furthermore, we've made the exactly right amount of progress eliminating racism to have a really good holiday about it: ...
28 Dec 2001: Night of the Living Dead Mall
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Iowa City, Lord of the Rings, urban sprawl · no comments
... some local development company, stage right. In a short amount of time they've replaced the dark skanky linoleum with light plastic ...
11 Nov 2001: s-tog til hundige
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... relationship I've ever tried. I've got a fair amount of nostalgic energy invested in that truck, actually, so in a tangential ...
6 Nov 2001: things about busses
Meta, Personal: boots, maps, weather · no comments
... movie is fuckin' gravy for a college student. The Paramount studio execs will be around any day now, I ...
1 Nov 2001: mommy, don’t make me go home!
Personal: · no comments
... time where I went to college. Caltech offers an incredible amount of social support for the incoming frosh, not to mention the utter lack ...
28 Oct 2001: speakin’ the heathen chinee
Human Fuzzies: globalization · 1 comment
... speaks it as their second, and they do so with an immense amount of skill and pragmatic acceptance. To varying degrees the same is true ...
31 Jul 2001: you ain’t fucked up enuf
Links: · no comments
... when I was 3-ish, and just learning to read. Miniscule amounts of digging should get you to my real name, if you ...
15 Jul 2001: no hate mail yet
Meta: blog status updates · no comments
... doing this in 10 years I might have earned the minimum amount to get a gift certificate. I've gotten real Internet-People® to drop ...
12 Jul 2001: phew
Aimless: · no comments
... a Herculean endeavor. In one day, I've gained an amazing amount of respect for ...