Search Results: happens
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... during the rather messy transfer - I guess the worst that happens is that I end up with osoberry vinegar. The wine tastes great ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... attention to where I am in my menstrual cycle when this happens). Postpone the heavily carrot seed flavored breads, puddings, vodka, etc. until I have a better idea of what happens to me when I eat a moderate dose. Don't make this my new go-to staple ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... isn't always the right answer either. Think about what happens when someone tries to point out that domestic cats wreak havoc on ...
18 Oct 2011: Macerate ALL the things!
Aimless: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, dandelions, Gentianaceae, gin, Juglandaceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae, pineappleweed, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Simaroubaceae · 2 comments
... of putting things in jars of cheap vodka, just to see what happens. Here is what has happened: Lilac liqueur As you might or might not ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... tea, lychee, or whatever else the flavor of the month happens to be. After impulse-purchasing some kiwis and throwing them into a ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... independent of where you are standing when the earthquake happens. Why Beno Gutenberg's name didn't make it onto the concept, I don't ...
12 Jan 2009: Listen to Earthquakes
Links: · 3 comments
... recorded at 50 samples/sec to catch interesting stuff that happens at frequencies well below the range of human hearing, to a 5 second ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... occasionally stereotyped as sexless spinsters, but what happens much more often is that our presence and contributions are simply made ...
16 Dec 2008: Red Bean Xenoliths Janessa
Food, Science: baked Alaska, desserts, failed experiments, lava, meringue, recipes · 6 comments
... covered, with no gaps, because this is where the geology happens: The picture above is a xenolith - a chunk of rock that was ...
20 Oct 2008: Coffee Bean Bridging
Aimless: · 11 comments
... is nigh unbearable to the uncaffeinated ear. The noise happens because even though there are plenty of beans in the hopper, they've ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... she'll destroy everything we've fought for! But whatever happens, at least she provides a good opportunity to talk about reproductive ... class privilege. Zuska has a brilliant summary of what happens when women try to talk about being leered at: "No one should be ...
19 Sep 2008: 5 Minerals Every Dabbler Should Know
Aimless: · 11 comments
... by the length of this list, Callan, Kim, EffJot, Geology Happens, and Silver Fox have come up with shorter, more focused lists of the 5 ...
20 Aug 2008: The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 26 comments
... liquid mix can turn out very differently depending on what happens while it is freezing. The goal of most ice cream and sorbet is to have ...
21 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Repost: Sand Boil
Aimless: · 6 comments
... all heavy. Wacky hijinks ensue! If the jiggling sand happens to be wet, all that overburden pressure is transferred to the water. ...
14 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Repost: The Bishop Tuff
Aimless: · 6 comments
... California and as far east as Nebraska. Tuff is what happens when a pile of hot ash (”ash”) and fragments of exploded ...
5 Mar 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 2 comments
... two new geoblogs: Looking For Detachment and Geology Happens! Wanted: Gray Literature on Women of Color in Science -- Please pass ...
4 Mar 2008: Oops! I’m Perjured Again
Aimless: · 7 comments
... or purpose of evasion". Oops! Perjured! I hate when that happens. As a result of possibly the most ridiculous ballot initiative system ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... rather than a student, which is apparently something that happens because of the union and not because you are expected to do things in ...
13 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... Links Igneous Sounds -- What happens if you feed mineral powder diffraction curves into a synthesizer? You ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... had been accustomed. It's sinking because that's just what happens when you put a bunch of heavy city on top of soft sediment. It used to ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... argued with and ultimately ignored. Think about what happens when a man gets angry and makes overly general statements; he generally ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... our brains work... so what's actually going on? As it happens, my fiancé is a professional optical illusion geek. He spends his time ... it picks the other. We still don't understand why this happens, or what role conscious efforts might play in this shift in perception. ...
23 Sep 2007: I Need Idiotproofing
Personal, Science: grad school, software · 3 comments
... and document it by writing a script... So tell me: What happens when you discover a mistake that's umpteen steps behind what you're ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... review was very negative, which, well... sometimes it happens. But in the section evaluating the "broader impacts", instead of ...
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
... the Farallon slab with a different dip angle to see what happens. Lumped in here should also be an understanding of the scientific ...
24 Oct 2006: Hawaii, the New York Times, and Triggered Seismicity
Science: earthquakes, Hawaii, lazy journalism · 9 comments
... Western U.S. and Canada. No one quite understands how this happens. The occurrence of triggered seismicity does seem to be correlated ... the triggered events are most likely due to something that happens as the seismic waves pass through. Favored explanations begin with ...
16 Apr 2006: Hello world!
Meta: anonymity, Internet branding, pseudonymity · 12 comments
... It's possible, but it'd be a huge pain in the ass; if it happens at all, it won't be soon. This definitely isn't the end of my ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... gets to host the discussion about their own post; that happens over at the "big" blogger's house, and tends to occur in a way that ...
20 Feb 2006: Little History, Big History
Science: Big History, Earth history, socks · 15 comments
... and geophysicists in the same room, and what happens if you dry up the Mediterranean, and so on. This week's assignment is ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... in the pants to rail against the form of oppression that happens to affect me most. But I'm looking forward to Bitch | Lab's promised ...
27 Jan 2006: Friday Rock Blogging: Caliche
Science: rock blogging, sedimentary rocks, stable isotopes · 7 comments
... drying out shallow soil will work just as well. When this happens, dissolved calcium carbonates (et al.) will coat all kinds of surfaces ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... not the week after the major professional conference that happens to be in your institution's home city would be nice. *Particularly ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... would be a good thing to ask about during orals" - which happens all. The. Time. Agh! Anyway. The Balclutha, featured ship in film ...
9 Jul 2005: Medical things I do not know answers to
Science: guest posts, medicine · 9 comments
... much prefer not to. We also don't know what precisely happens if you don't pee for too long. I say things like "I have to pee so ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... Hugo Schwyzer thread into the dirt here. But this blog happens to like dirt - I mean, I'm a geologist, I do dirt for a living! The ...
13 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Evaporites
Science: evaporites, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 3 comments
... flow deforms the muck (salty muck in this case, but this happens in many sedimentary materials) just enough to make squiggles, but not ...
4 May 2005: Penis-Talk Redux
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... If abortion is outlawed, I must give up control of what happens to my body to something I did not choose, and do not want. I'm not ...
3 May 2005: Two Tuesday Links
Links, Personal: Brazil, masculinity · 6 comments
... fine post wherein a man contemplates his penis, and what happens in the comments section? People start talking about the G-spot. ...
15 Apr 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Sand Boils
Science: liquefaction, rock blogging · 7 comments
... and shit. Wacky hijinks ensue! If the jiggling sand happens to be wet, all the overburden pressure is transferred to the water. ...
18 Mar 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Bishop Tuff
Science: igneous rocks, rock blogging · 4 comments
... California and as far west as Nebraska. Tuff is what happens when a pile of hot ash ("ash") and fragments of exploded crap ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... all in a lather - it strikes me as the same thing that happens in meditation, letting your thoughts go and returning to your breath, ...
13 Feb 2005: Someone’s A Bit Paranoid
Meta: cladistics, ducklings, family, fan mail, mammals, monkeys · 4 comments
... All lagomorphs are adorable. **** Which actually happens at my family reunions, except we all sort of mumble along instead of ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... it may be somewhat riskier****, and oh yeah, it only happens to women. I can't read about shit like this***** without wondering ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... Barristry Act: sweet jesus NO NO NO NO NO Yeah, shit happens, and sometimes it happens in the form of lawyers. That's why we have laws against filing ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... important?" And it seems to me that this kind of thing happens a lot more to women bloggers than it does to men. And I think that ...
17 Aug 2004: Political Gear Extravaganza
Politics: · no comments
... "retro-esque" as "Abercrombie" and I kinda feel like what happens when you put a hipster and a twelve year old suburban-brand yuppie in a ...
10 Aug 2004: Yeah I Feel Like A Putz
Personal: cars, driving · 2 comments
... to discover that my engine was smoking - as sometimes happens. Upon further inspection, I noticed the cap to the oil-goes-here bit ...
5 Jun 2004: Psychic Coincedences Abound
Uncategorized: dreams · 1 comment
... claim credit for psychic prediction of anything bad that happens to Walter Cronkite today, ...
14 Nov 2003: Inherent Problems
Personal: cubicle living, domesticity, old fogeyism, quilting · 5 comments
... eventually become part of the public record, and when that happens they will make excellent dialogue for a bitter comic strip or ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... in other areas. Is this just an L.A. thing? A thing that happens in tight housing markets? A thing that has evolved over time? I'm ...
12 Jan 2003: Orange Doodle Bomb
Human Fuzzies, Links: · 3 comments
... night, and sweet dreams to you all, especially if it happens to be morning when you read this. I'm going to ...
Meta: · 3 comments
... person because of it - particularly if that someone happens to be erudite and entertaining, and has never dealt with my spit-up ...
11 Jul 2002: I give in!
Food: cooking, learning, pedagogy · 4 comments
... 3-1. I'm much more excited by the prospect of seeing-what-happens than frightened by the prospect of eating-yucky-failed-project. I'm not ...
9 Jun 2002: Morbid Fascination
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... more inevitable. My last words will likely be "hey, what happens if I do th-". 2. Struck by lightning. That living in Florida thing, ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... know what the problem is, that's unfair. If that person happens to be myself - it's still unfair. I am not a superhuman curiosity ...
14 Mar 2002: Someone’s playing drunken Scrabble
Meta: · 1 comment
... I don't want to hear about it. Unless, of course, it so happens that the sixth sheikh's sixth sheep is ...
7 Mar 2002: Someone’s Scripting
Meta: · 3 comments
... about twelve lines of perl which I can post if anybody happens to be interested in that sort of thing. theeeemon, hekourd pofffe imm ...
22 Feb 2002: whoa fuck
Meta: · 4 comments
... their splendiferous free service until the week before it happens. My account will be deleted on Feb. 28th, unless I decide to shell out ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... you want, but there's no need to humiliate the one boy who happens to want an EZ-bake oven - he's got plenty coming for him down the road ...
16 Feb 2002: vapid
Links: · no comments
... in the style of Blogger Insider - and lucky for me, it happens over spring break. Sign up and tell your friends. Here is an excerpt ...
11 Feb 2002: Sorry, try again
Personal: · no comments
... a bit of a reputation in this regard; this sort of thing happens often enough. But I'm still astonished by that naive optimism - do ...
9 Dec 2001: side couples square through
Personal: agnosticism, atheism, cookies, dancing, julefrokost, monkeys, religion, religious conversion, religious preferences, square dancing, unitarian church · 1 comment
... in modesty, sobriety and traditional gender roles - what happens to my inner hairy-legged feminist? I can't picture her giving up ...
14 Nov 2001: tuitive
Personal: · no comments
... for my climate modelling class, but before that happens I've been reminded of a little backhanded back-formation neologism I ...
13 Nov 2001: solen skinner så meget
Personal: · no comments
... my shoddy-camera photographic techniques; we'll see what happens. And I hope I made lots of Vitamin D - I doubt there'll be much more ...
15 Oct 2001: No More Mr. Nipple
Whimsy: nipples, wtf · no comments
... to provide several plausible contexts, just to see what happens. Context #1: Feminism When considering my nipples as foreign ...
10 Oct 2001: Slippery When Wet
Personal: · no comments
... about the odd feeling of protective older-sister-ness that happens when a friend writes you from 6,000 miles away and says "um, your ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... I will not talk to it, just for a while, just to see what happens. I have been accused not only of being shadowy, but of writing in a ... share a kitchen with about 10 other people, one of whom happens to come from Caltech as well, the rest of whom are Danish. It provides ...