Search Results: everything
12 Jun 2003: That Explains Everything
Links, Science: crackpots, lazy journalism, nanoscience · no comments
The commercial value of nanotech stems from the simple fact that the laws of physics don't apply at the molecular level. Shit! My degree is worthless! Thank you, Caroline Lucas. (link from the Life of a Fake Lintott) ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... dose. Don't make this my new go-to staple flavoring for everything always. Make a thing, eat it for a few days, then take a break for a ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... that flavor, because it keeps showing up and ruining everything. Winner: Rapid infusion in water (Itadori tea) I've been ...
7 Apr 2013: How I Don’t Eat Dandelions
Food: Asteraceae, bitters, coffee substitutes, dandelions, Food, infusions · 10 comments
... past results. The whole dandelion is edible and I've tried everything but the seeds. The emerging theme is that dandelions are great as ...
30 Mar 2013: Japanese Knotweed Straws
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, garnishes, knotweed, Polygonaceae, Rosaceae · no comments
... hit the inflection point of spring. Everything is growing, toughening, coming into bloom and vanishing. This ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... and an empty plate! It is much easier to just insist that everything stays polite. But, you know, if more people were careful about ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
Every year I ignore Christmas until just after winter solstice... and then get a sudden case of the festives on the 22nd or 23rd which leads me to buy whole birds from the supermarket and bake large batches of cookies while listening to the exact same caro ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... taste angry anymore. Or else this is just proof that everything tastes better if you eat it from a small rectangular dish. 1 1/2 ... basil was close, coriander bitters was closer, but everything was just a little too sweet to be the cigar or else you couldn't ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... pinch of salt. Finely mince the mint and mix, or just buzz everything in a food processor. I'm not sure the ginger added anything ...
1 Apr 2009: Employed at Last
Whimsy: April fools, wingnuts · 15 comments
... other scientific debates. Eventually this will encompass everything from protecting linguistics professors who discuss the number of ...
20 Mar 2009: Are the Tonga Earthquake and Eruption Related?
Science: coincidence, earthquakes, volcanoes · 11 comments
... earthquake was a perfectly ordinary plate boundary event. Everything we know about this earthquake so far - its hypocentral location, the ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... and it needed to be in Southern California, or everything would go wrong. Similar amplitude/distance relationships were found ...
23 Jan 2009: Cookbooks with Science
Food, Science: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, inverse methods, pie · 5 comments
... no way of getting the one last bit to work without redoing everything. But having to do it left me with an intuitive understanding of ...
22 Jan 2009: Flood Basalts
Aimless: · 3 comments
One of my New Year's blogolutions was to clear out my to-blog folder, and bring closure to my unfinished drafts by simply posting them as-is. This is one of those drafts. Disorganized paragraphs, unfinished sentences, and general incoherence enhance the na ...
14 Jan 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 1 comment
... aren't features on Mercury named after women? -- Because everything on Venus is named after a woman, and you're not supposed to ...
29 Sep 2008: Cucumber-Fennel Soup
Food: Apiaceae, cooking, cucumbers, Cucurbitaceae, fennel, recipes, soup · 3 comments
... do, but the soup does benefit from the extra fat Put everything in a pot. Boil it for 10 min. or so, just enough to soften the ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... my head has been down for far too long trying to organize everything I was carrying and who knows where this woman came from. So I look ... Palin is good for feminism! No, wait, she'll destroy everything we've fought for! But whatever happens, at least she provides a good ...
Science: · 14 comments
... the Great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, it completely swamps everything else. Its largest aftershock still contains more energy than all of ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... The numbering convention was I for the innermost moon, and everything else lining up in order. Not very imaginative. And a pain when ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... learning, exactly - or rather, I am interested in almost everything. The process of choosing just one or two good questions to focus on ...
22 Apr 2008: The Personal is Political, Earth Day Edition
Politics: earth day, environmentalism, feminism · 10 comments
Happy Earth Day, everyone. Or, if you're on campus here, Happy Earth Week, complete with live bands at noon every day and a really weird papier-mâché tree ball thing oh, apparently that was a pomegranate to commemorate the Armenian genocide. Earth Week m ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... the work of putting together linky-posts for me - pulling everything with a special "to SB" tag off my del.icio.us account and formatting ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... here. We have fact-checking obligations, which apply to everything we write, mean or nice (it's actually in the ScienceBlogs contract - ...
11 Mar 2008: Jello Salad is a Weird Ethnic Food
Aimless: · 21 comments
... has absolutely nothing to do with my German heritage and everything to do with my skin color and broadcast standard accent. The other ...
Aimless: · 4 comments
... one of those mornings where everything looks shiny and interesting - everything but the stuff I'm supposed to be working on. And wouldn't you know ...
4 Mar 2008: Oops! I’m Perjured Again
Aimless: · 7 comments
... course, as a Berkeley student it is my solemn duty to hate everything that Stanford stands for. Oops! Perjured again! Of course, as ...
17 Jan 2008: RSS Feeds for AGU Journals
Science: academic journals, american geophysical union, RSS · no comments
... benefit from the ability to go to a coffeeshop, download everything, and then read it offline - I thought maybe I'd stray from my old ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... Research*. Thirty centimeters is not enough to fix everything - high tides flood the city with a meter to a meter and a half of ...
14 Nov 2007: Hiking the Transgondwanan Supermountains
Science: Cambrian, Cambrian Explosion, Gondwana, Neoproterozoic, orogeny, Proterozoic · 4 comments
... of life, you see - before the evolution of land plants everything was uphill both ways). The rest of the story is a doozy - it ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... are resolved using the exact same neural circuitry as everything else, and you can prove it by sticking electrodes into monkeys' ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... has nothing to do with iceberg lettuce and everything to do with oil. - California celebrates Cesar Chavez day, I wonder ...
12 Oct 2006: Seismograms from North Korea
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... and side-to-side waves. Explosions, by contrast, just push everything outward in all directions. We can tell the difference between ...
25 Aug 2006: Am I an Old Fart?
Teaching, Whimsy: college mindset, old fogeyism · 9 comments
... trusted man in America. Bar codes have always been on everything, from library cards and snail mail to retail items. Madden has ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... word "ructions", but is pedantic, boring and wrong about everything else. Blogs 2, Traditional Media 0. * It is the official opinion ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... Without Bizarre Disastors, Senseless Crimes. Everything they do in Spellcraft has bad side effects and those Bad Side ...
23 Jun 2006: How I Rescued My Blog from Google’s Cache
Meta: blogtinkery, database backups, database recovery, Google as backup, scripts, WordPress · 2 comments
... system of toggle variables and scratch files to make sure everything was written out in the right order. I expect this system to be ... when I wrote my script, but once I shook those bugs out everything worked like a ...
17 Jun 2006: Give Me That Old-Fashioned Heterosexual Privilege
Personal: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, wedding-industrial complex · 11 comments
... the funny glow of the last day of vacation, talking about everything and nothing (as you do), when the conversation took a turn for the ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... I would take care of them and therefore they should grow. "Everything has a soul, you know", she said. Great. My tomatoes have souls. ...
2 Jun 2006: Friday Review of Stuff
Human Fuzzies: mac'n'cheez, pop, wordpress themes · 3 comments
... that the going thing in WordPress themes should be to make everything widgety and configurable, so that all the fancy themes have little ...
16 Apr 2006: Hello world!
Meta: anonymity, Internet branding, pseudonymity · 12 comments
... though. I'm currently pondering a few options: Keep everything exactly the same (except for the web host, natch!) Advantages: ...
10 Mar 2006: Friday Rock Blogging: Clay
Science: carbon cycle, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
... the weathering cycle, change the carbon cycle, change everything, dude, like, whoa. *Well, we're not actually sick of Enceladus - ...
20 Feb 2006: Little History, Big History
Science: Big History, Earth history, socks · 15 comments
... Tectonics. It's actually about chance events that change everything, sometimes by going smashy-smashy (which I like), and finding other ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... "to blog" folder is slowly becoming a home for everything Bitch Ph.D. writes about the work of maintaining relationships. Part ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... being so small that one interpersonal conflict can destroy everything. Forty people feels large to me; there are some people who slip ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
... memory be of something that never actually happened, as everything that has happened is probably either boring, embarrassing, or ...
28 Sep 2005: Hump Day a Lump a Dump Day
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: Hans Island, idiocy, kugel · no comments
... for me, and you're a crazy fascist asshole who shits on everything that is good about the Midwest. Peter Pettigrew suddenly realizes ...
6 Sep 2005: Berkeley Time
Personal, Politics: art, Berzerkeley, co-op living · 10 comments
... we're laid-back West Coast hippies, we start everything just a little bit late, and it's cool. Because we have an ...
18 Aug 2005: A Book and Two Movies
Human Fuzzies: bears, book reviews, charles darwin, movie reviews, penguins, pirates · 2 comments
... shots. March of the Penguins - by contrast, this is everything a nature documentary should be. It has a well-defined story complete ...
29 Jun 2005: Can’t Even Sweat
Meta, Personal: travelogue · 3 comments
... array of clothes. But I have my passport and wallet, so everything else is gravy. The Detroit airport has a few comfy chairs hiding at ...
13 Jun 2005: The Ongoing Saga of the Glasses
Personal: glasses, twoo wuv · 2 comments
Mr. McMoots, by the way, also has some attractive new glasses. He was sitting down and frowning with super-enhanced nerdy adorableness at his laptop, so I leaned in to smooch him on the ear when I realized that he has oily ears and AAAUGH AAUGH SMEARY GLAS ...
30 May 2005: Sweet Sweet Unemployment
Links, Meta, Politics: blogtinkery, environmentalism, WordPress, workers rights · 3 comments
... BAStats - upgrade BAStats before you upgrade WordPress, or everything will explode. Two Funniest shit I've seen all week. Many You'd ...
12 May 2005: Happy Juror Appreciation Week
Personal: jury duty, utter glee · 6 comments
... Since I was only called for one panel, I got to do everything but the stress ball arts'n'crafts workshop; I learned about police ...
6 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Sedimentary Concretions
Science: Mars, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
... - and of course some people never learn, but hey, everything is aliens when it's on Mars, ...
2 May 2005: Monday Review of Stuff
Human Fuzzies: coffee, mac'n'cheez, movie reviews · 6 comments
... they only highlight how depressingly cold and bland everything else around me is. Like eating cold porridge when someone comes ...
4 Apr 2005: Special to Fellow WordPress Blogtinkers
Meta: Announcements, blogtinkery · 11 comments
... here on out, I intend to document everything snazzy I do to this blog on my Codex user page. Tonight, that means ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... has alienated me from feminism. Feminists should drop everything to cater to my hurt feelings, because my alligience is more ...
27 Feb 2005: More WordPress Babbling
Meta: quizzes · no comments
... Unfortunately, no man is an island, and you cannot do everything yourself. Your puritanical work ethic makes makes people think that ...
20 Feb 2005: Hello world!
Meta: blog status updates, WordPress · 12 comments
... from MT went smoothly, but it seems to have auto-pinged everything all over again. D'oh! My apologies if you've just been slammed with ...
1 Feb 2005: Ownership Society
Personal: capitalism sucks, money, public radio · 7 comments
... baby! Public radio personalities will say anything and everything during fund drives, so one oughtn't read too much into this... but ...
31 Jan 2005: Romanesco
Human Fuzzies: broccoli, fractals · 3 comments
... So why haven't they tracked it down and made fractal everything? Or at least all the possible varieties of fractal brassica? I ...
20 Dec 2004: Excel and the Economics of Usability
Personal: capitalism sucks, i hate everything · 4 comments
... start printing at least five spurious copies of everything, every time I need to preview the formatting. Is Microsoft in ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... a pit roasted duck-in-a-turkey-in-a-lamb would surpass everything, both in infrastructure and in deliciousness. Cranberry Sauce, and ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... you find someone who would uphold Roe v. Wade but overturn everything else? - so it's a creepy way to frame a discussion. For two, I ... to have a pet angle on the question, which would solve everything if only it could gain some traction in the debate. Or if not ...
3 Nov 2004: Back on the Horse
Politics: angst, Internet activism, presidential elections, Ralph Nader, US party politics · 2 comments
... history - would there really be a civil war? With guns and everything? - but we won't see Jesusland anytime soon and NAFTA is not in ... all headed in the right direction, but the Internet isn't everything. I think I might claim this to be one of "my" pieces of the ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... above decaying schools, decaying highways, and decaying everything else? Sick children are adorable enough to raise their own damn ...
11 Oct 2004: Weekend: Music, Injuries
Human Fuzzies, Personal: harmonic numbers, prickly pear jelly, righteous indignation, sugar syrup · 4 comments
... they were fun tunes, a few quite catchy, with words and everything!) but really cried for ornamentation. Had the fiddler and drums been ...
5 Oct 2004: Endorsements for Los Angeles Judicial Offices
Politics: endorsements, local elections, Los Angeles · 4 comments
... his ballot, for all but the judicial slate. We agree on everything except the things we disagree on, but it looks like my ballot has ...
13 Aug 2004: I Smell a Thesis
Science: · 1 comment
... nice islands and give-me-funding-or-New-York-gets-it and everything! Even hydrogeology. And appears to be somewhat understudied. Of ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: · 7 comments
... literature ceases to mean anything. Literature is everything and nothing. Literature! Horning in on everyone else's grant ...
5 Aug 2004: Attention RSS Infidels
Meta: · no comments
... fixed the mysteriously-breaks-everything space at the front of the RSS+comments feed. And there's also shiny ...
19 Jul 2004: GRE Goodness
Personal: cubicle living, grad school, i hate everything, standardized tests · 3 comments
... since I have to actually scan for breaks in thought. Everything about that test has been focus-grouped to a fare-thee-well, so what ...
17 Jul 2004: Two Questions For You
Meta: blegging, blogtinkery · 3 comments
... and crappity-crap, so only one was displayed at once while everything was readily accessible without reloading. Anyone know what I'm ...
29 Jun 2004: Easy Things That Aren’t
Personal: human imperfection, mental blocks · 15 comments
... can do very easily, that I struggle with. I've given everything a good honest go, actually several good goes, but it just never ...
18 May 2004: Sorbets I’m Dreaming Of
Food: cooking, desserts, recipes, sorbet · 6 comments
... tasty. So now it's time to play the "make a sorbet out of everything in my garden" game: Provençale Herbed Tomato Sorbet Watermelon ...
4 May 2004: Rhubarb-Banana Bread?
Food: baking, banana bread, bread, cooking, cranberries, desserts, Musaceae, Polygonaceae, rhubarb · 1 comment
... because gas ones and 100 degree afternoons just don't mix. Everything makes me think about solar ovens these days; when the wind blows ...
11 Apr 2004: Aww Like Plant Kittens
Meta: blogtinkery · 3 comments
... kinda nerdy, so I might try some more hacks tonight. Maybe everything will break, maybe it won't. WHOOSH! 8:56 PM Just installed the MT ... speed, mostly, by making MT smart enough not to rebuild everything every time I get a new comment. No noticeable improvements, but then ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... risks with a possible long-term safety payoff if everything works out as planned, and voting in favor of a strategy with a ... merits of these strategies (particularly the chance that everything will work out as planned in Iraq, cough cough).** If we're living ...
14 Feb 2004: Someone Flails Wildly
Meta: · no comments
... vaguely disturbing chemicals, but hey, machines can't do everything. Next question? Index of Rocks Check your local petrology text. ...
23 Dec 2003: Christmas Poll
Aimless: · no comments
... get around to figuring out why it all of a sudden breaks everything.) /* error_reporting(0); */ /* load up dem poll results first! ...
18 Oct 2003: Yami, Fearsome Goddess of Mint
Human Fuzzies, Personal: gardening, weather · no comments
... my garden. I water every other day, and if I forget, everything goes into a coma. The pansies do this high school drama queen thing ...
25 Aug 2003: Someone’s Been Shitting in My Toilet!
Personal: · 3 comments
... while I flush away the discovery, and somehow that makes everything seem so much more sanitary. It's just a grody mystery - after all, I ...
18 Jul 2003: See ya, Soul
Personal: · 5 comments
... a job and a salary and not quite enough vacation time and everything. W00t! The company which has leased my soul isn't a bad one, as ...
24 Jun 2003: Am I an Ex-Academic?
Personal: · 3 comments
... Definitely not our training to unquestioningly question everything in a frightening relativistic framework. But I do feel like a ...
20 Jun 2003: There Goes My Nose
Personal: · 3 comments
... along the way; I took gobs of pictures. Contrary to everything I've ever known, we stayed in motels along the way. My parents are ...
31 Mar 2003: See My Tanned Blisters!
Personal: Hawaii, hawaiian volcano observatory, kilauea, lava trees, papayas, travelogue, volcanoes · no comments
... not quite infinite, so we bought our own food. In Hawaii, everything is expensive but papayas, therefore my food group and I decided to ...
1 Mar 2003: Gibbs Strikes Again
Politics, Whimsy: · 1 comment
... we had to use time machines to do it, but we did it, and everything worked out okay. These things we've got now, with the George Bush ...
7 Nov 2002: Drop of Someone
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... go to class. How long is it until I can just give up on everything except baking, gardening and blogging about baking and ...
12 Sep 2002: Eating Glop
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... boils, chop up the vegetables and add them to the pot. Let everything simmer until done. Very cheap, lasts forever, it's reasonably tasty ...
5 Sep 2002: Someone’s All Wet
Meta: · 2 comments
... say, the heroine of Blue Crush, who is willing to give up everything for the life of a hardcore surfer chick. Or something like that, I ...
14 Aug 2002: Cold Turkey
Personal: · 2 comments
... caffeine. The way my internet connection was set up makes everything extra-fun. There's a wire that comes from my closet, which comes ...
8 Jul 2002: Space Battles Amongst Us
Personal: exercise, raquetball, sci-fi · 1 comment
... were at least three distinct echoes inside that court, so everything sounded like you were standing in a cave and in that cave were 5,000 ...
28 Apr 2002: button bushes
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... condition. For the walk home and a good hour afterwards, everything seemed imbued with a very immediate kinesthetic potential - loose ...
3 Apr 2002: Dinosaur Lecture Hall
Personal: · 3 comments
... again in the headings. Fourier has his fucking fingers in everything law of heat conduction and quasi-linear fuckity fuck. If I didn't ...
10 Mar 2002: Someone Says it Again
Meta: monkeys · 1 comment
... one who gets aggressive, one who gets sexy, one who thinks everything's funny and one who gets really ...
Meta: · no comments
... worth at all and impose stupid materialist rationalisms on everything and pretend science justifies their cold horrible thinking even when ...
7 Mar 2002: Try Optimism
Personal: · no comments
... tongue whenever I start to blame myself for something and everything will be perfect again. And I'm really worried that he/she will be ...
6 Mar 2002: Someone’s a Commercial Whore
Meta: · 4 comments
... to divide the universe into two categories, so that everything is either "computer program" or "human"? Such a system seems silly ...
Politics: California ballot propositions, Green party · 1 comment
... Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 This has everything a broad-based, snuggly-wuggly bond issue should have: happy ...
19 Dec 2001: Farvel København
Personal: airports, moving, packing · no comments
... airplane is a bubble universe completely disconnected from everything - when I'm not in an airplane, I find it difficult to imagine being ...
10 Dec 2001: tuna fish sculpture
Food, Meta: cooking, groceries · no comments
... possible, while buying as little as possible and using up everything. ...
17 Nov 2001: jeg var…
Personal: diary, words · no comments
... of shit "enhancement" to Internet Explorer that slows everything down while advertising some bite-sized banana republic of a portal ...
1 Nov 2001: mommy, don’t make me go home!
Personal: · no comments
... are apparently "hordes of foreign exchange students with everything in common with me" reading this, maybe someone has more ...
12 Oct 2001: Back in Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies: sandwiches, Scandinavia, smørrebrød · no comments
... cheese or eggs. And so on and so forth. This contradicts everything I've been taught about what a sandwich should be (pile on everything in the fridge that's not mouldy!) but it's also completely ...
3 Oct 2001: Smelling the Roses
Personal: being present, ducks, playing hooky, roses, swans · no comments
... onto this huge huge ball of shining green fuzz that holds everything you've ever ...
5 Sep 2001: EZ Math
Personal: diary, math · no comments
... out of constants. At this rate, I'll have time to learn everything I need during the gaps between non-trivial statements in lecture. ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... they're speaking. They sound so much more human than everything else in this library, though, that I'm oddly comforted by ... using, and as a result I throw tons of it into almost everything I cook. It doesn't help that the only things I really cook are ...