Search Results: living
28 Dec 2001: Night of the Living Dead Mall
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Iowa City, Lord of the Rings, urban sprawl · no comments
My earliest memories of the Sycamore Mall were of this big animatronic Christmas tree they put up each year a ways down from Santa's house. It moved its branches and spoke in a pleasant contralto; I was absolutely terrified. More recently, though, I've bee ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... much of the Northern Hemisphere in the Mesozoic. 17. Living and fossilized stromatolites (Glacier National Park is a great place to ... while Shark Bay in Australia is the place to see living ones) - Okay, I haven't actually seen fossilized stromatolites in situ, ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... Doormat nor a Prostitute observes that Teen Titans is not living up to its own image of itself as a role model for young female ...
12 Aug 2008: OMG AMNH PONIES!!1!
Aimless: · 9 comments
... horse exhibit was nice, as far as exhibits about squishy living things go, but I ran off to see the rocks as quickly as possible. I wish ...
19 May 2008: I’d Like to Thank the Academy
Aimless: acknowledgments, gratitude, thanks, writing · 5 comments
... and ventilated, so I've been hanging out in my nice cool living room (not air-conditioned, but protected from the yellow face), putting ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... is one that seems interesting in the short term, pays a living wage, and promises to provide varied and interesting opportunities a few ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... people who argue against grad student unionization must be living on another planet entirely. Take the article in this week's Nature. It ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... zombies ever doubt that they deserve all that flesh of the living, even as they rip it off the bones of their screaming victims with their ...
25 Sep 2007: Geek Ink
Science, Whimsy: diffusion, equations, tattoos · 5 comments
... equation Yami: maybe i can just say that i'm only living to within an order of magnitude that's not a very funny joke ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... the USA, and not in, say, Iraq? Boy, I'd sure hate to be living in Iraq right now. Or in Chile under Pinochet; hoorah for living in a country where the football stadium doesn't double as a ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... academic and not. I know I'm not an academic in hopes of reliving college, but I did expect more from the promise of the academic ...
3 Mar 2007: Earthquake Folksonomy
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... usually it makes people stop asking questions.) People living in seismically active areas have built up a tremendous amount of folk ...
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
... natural disasters is really impossible without it. People living in at-risk areas should take some basic precautions. Earth science ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... my housemates, and the abstract concept of cooperative living, Oscar Wilde is still not quite the hippie nerd commune of my ... music. Moreover, dream communemates share my belief that living rooms are living rooms and dance clubs are dance clubs, not the other ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
My immune system is built of sturdy Icelandic draft ponies. It must be; why else would my roommate's entire respiratory system be riddled with one-way portals from the Plane of Snot, while I am blissfully healthy? Perhaps there's some sort of snot portal e ...
19 Sep 2005: Arr
Links, Whimsy: pirate music, pirates, talk like a pirate day · 3 comments
It be Talk Like a Pirate Day, mateys, and Language Log has th' history of "arr". And here's a free pirate song for ye. Additional celebrations: Objectin' like a pirate, scurvy sea doggerel, and a pirate jesus! ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... have solid cement and everybody's happy (except the people living next to the cement plant). Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity Concrete is ...
24 Aug 2005: Items
Personal: co-op living, rush week · 6 comments
... from the concept of sororities in general. But now I'm living on Frat Row, during Rush Week; every three hours or so, the house across ...
22 Aug 2005: Home Again
Personal: cars, co-op living, spiders, urban ecology · 6 comments
... room bids, which are in two weeks. Two! Weeks! I'm sick of living out of a suitcase. On the other hand, I would also hate living forever in my temporary room, which has teal-and-purple walls lovingly ...
18 Aug 2005: A Book and Two Movies
Human Fuzzies: bears, book reviews, charles darwin, movie reviews, penguins, pirates · 2 comments
... Treadwell, an environmental activist who spent his summers living with the grizzly bears of Alaska and was eventually eaten by one. A ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... same - they have differently-eccentric lifeboat captains living on them, and some have been ruined by tacky souvenir shops whereas ... odd summer house, just enough to remind one that there are living creatures on the planet beyond rocks and lichen and lupines**. The ...
Uncategorized: guest posts, rock blogging · 3 comments
... to the extent that web personas can be described as living online. I'm gainlessly unemployed at the present, with no job prospects ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... to like dirt - I mean, I'm a geologist, I do dirt for a living! The original thread is about if, when and why we should condemn what ...
13 May 2005: Further Trivialities
Aimless, Links, Personal: blogular wanking, grad school, telephony · 5 comments
... about this: I: But you'll get a cell phone when you're living in Berkeley, right? Me: No, no, no, a thousand times no! I.: Your ...
4 May 2005: Penis-Talk Redux
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... when it comes to sex and birth control, seems to scare the living daylights out of a good portion of the population. The greatest fear I ...
18 Apr 2005: For Millennia, Google Has Spoken
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: essay contests, googlefu · 3 comments
... of God in the Old Testament writings". The Word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it can be used to ...
31 Mar 2005: Today’s RSS Zeitgeist: Cheapskates
Politics: classism, consumerism, eccentricity, money · 6 comments
... you're poor, and your kids do, too. And the other's at Living on Less, set up as a blatantly humanitarian concern: It pained me to ... by actual poverty. But if only it were not so stigmatized, living like an oddball could provide some real financial relief to those who ...
7 Feb 2005: Monday Links to Stuff
Links: brain drain, Iowa, nerdy jokes · no comments
... has tried [...] holding cocktail parties for former Iowans living in Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. He boasts of recruiting more ...
10 Nov 2004: Suckers for Science in the Suburbs
Politics: California ballot propositions, embryonic stem cells, genetic engineering, health care, scientific illiteracy, stem cell research · 5 comments
... centers that could make the difference between people living and dying today, they are pursuing treatments and cures that, if they ...
9 Sep 2004: The Sex Life of Staplers
Whimsy: cubicle living, investing, staplers · 3 comments
... the glorious stapling revolution!) which lately has been living on my desk. I just got back from a meeting and there were two staplers ...
2 Jun 2004: Viva Quebeckistan!
Personal: quizzes · no comments
I forgot how depressing a scrubby brown strip of land can be. By all rights things should be falling down with calm greenness, the same way you fall into a lawn chair with a beer in your hand on summer evenings. Here, it's not so much a falling down greenn ...
13 May 2004: Life of the Mind
Politics: cultural criticism, intellectual elitism, intellectuals, unpaid work · 12 comments
... persons; beyond that, it's a sacred obligation for all living and breathing persons. Delegating this task to a cadre of educated ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
... completely serious about this. I want a communal living space with some fertile land and some ducks and a goat, and a windmill, ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... how it might look on the Crooked Timber thread, I like living in Pasadena. I see roses and camellias every day (for free!) in my ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... work out as planned in Iraq, cough cough).** If we're living in a fantasyland where everyone agrees that Strategy X will cause a ...
7 Mar 2004: Investing With Your Values
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, investing, money, socially responsible investment · 3 comments
... I'm not at all chuffed with the concept of "working for a living". And it seems that the best way to avoid working for a living is to be independently wealthy, which one accomplishes through some ...
10 Feb 2004: Crappy Superpowers
Whimsy: · 7 comments
... in Hell. But what does it mean, in the world of the living, to know that you'll be seeing someone in Hell? Gives one a strange ...
2 Feb 2004: Linky Roundup
Links: · 2 comments
... solid downloading. Fixing it meant moving the modem to the living room, where it could have a shorter leash. Mr. Wireless Man did not need ...
26 Jan 2004: I Don’t Like!
Links: · 3 comments
... telling me to move to Milwaukee because people who like living in Milwaukee also like cheese and kittens, and I'm no ...
7 Jan 2004: Two
Aimless: · 2 comments
... She wants our BTUs!" Particularly recommended for anyone living in a moderate climate with an absurd joke of a furnace and a gas bill ...
2 Sep 2003: Jellyfish Ward
Personal: · 1 comment
... terms with the carpet; three or four more bookcases in the living room should do it. The unpacking is now limited by lack of furniture, ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... an obscure, trendy houseplants and pretentious jazz in the living room type of thing anyway. Apartment hunting is always a huge pain in ... costs on the people with the lowest cash flow. If I'm living in a low-rent apartment (which I am) and struggling at the ends of every ...
7 May 2003: Vacuuming for Losers
Personal, Whimsy: cleaning, howtos, vacuums · 2 comments
... put down your cereal, take your glass of milk out to the living room where it's safe. Clear the accumulated dishes from your work space, ...
9 Apr 2003: Toothpaste Discrimination
Personal: · 1 comment
... do with aliens and tarot cards and how we're actually all living in 70 A.D.; who knows? It's probably time to go make fun of Canada for a ...
5 Mar 2003: Orders of Magnitude
Personal: · 1 comment
... a feat I have not been able to accomplish in 21 years of living in this family. It was impressive. However, I must insist that when I ...
10 Dec 2002: Dilemma
Personal, Politics: · 6 comments
... my textbooks), and I think it's because everyone is still living in fantasyland: we are far too advanced for a big fat racist to be ...
1 Dec 2002: oh yeah, thanks
Personal: · 3 comments
... great and powerful Rasmus is now safely ensconced on my living room couch; watch his blog for hijinks and catty remarks about the filth ...
26 Sep 2002: Invaded
Human Fuzzies, Personal: movie reviews, not quite porn · no comments
... my kitchen. They're making lasagne. I almost feel like I'm living in the plot part of a porno, and any minute now one or two of them will ...
27 Aug 2002: All Alone
Personal: · 7 comments
... walked out into the living room to discover that everyone else had vanished from the house - even the random guy currently living on the futon. Do I become suspicious and puzzle out the abduction ...
23 Aug 2002: Listen Up
Politics: · no comments
... we've been mocking C-SPAN as our paths cross in the living room. As a result I've been quashing the urge to blog politics. Yelling ...
9 Jul 2002: Quality Control Freak
Personal: ants, cleaning, household pests · no comments
... ants have left my kitchen! There's a whole colony of them living just outside - several whole colonies, really, but without ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... long. I look on questioningly as she proceeds to dust the living room (dust? after a week?) and decide to tackle the dishes, that being ...
9 Jun 2002: Morbid Fascination
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... what happens if I do th-". 2. Struck by lightning. That living in Florida thing, where summer is one thunderstorm after another, and ...
22 May 2002: Yeah Yeah Yeah
Personal: · 4 comments
... do things. When blind-hearted old fogies insist that I'm living the best years of my life, this feeling is what I think they are ...
17 May 2002: Old Whippersnappers
Personal: · no comments
... I went to look at my old room and there was a girl living there. That took some getting used to." "Oh." There are moments, ...
8 May 2002: Joys of Bandwidth; Stuff
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · 4 comments
It's a background exhaustion you don't even notice, coupled with the throbbing stress headache of the soul that only comes from four-hour exams on which you do not do very well, that makes this time of year so special. So now, being done with all but one m ...
4 Apr 2002: and speaking of parody…
Links: Internet doodads, superheroes · no comments
... Beret in drag. She's a tortured tomboy queen of the dead living on borrowed time. They fight crime! If I could think up a tagline ...
9 Mar 2002: Today in History…
Links: anniversaries, birthdays · no comments
... feel incredibly lucky to be living through the 440th anniversary of the day public kissing was banned in ...
5 Feb 2002: Joy of Joys
Personal: · no comments
... finally thought to turn off the water. D'oh. So if I'm not living in constant fear, I'm at least living in constant confusion. That's not so ...
11 Jan 2002: Flamingo Lips
Personal: blue sky, cult movement, embouchure, paying attention, peach, trumpet-playing, writing style · no comments
... pale and bright blue sky, not to mention the yucky slugs. Living mindfully of the yucky slugs is the part that the fluffy crystal-toting ...
4 Nov 2001: C.B.C.B.C
Links: · no comments
This Thursday, 7 pm, Tjilipop Cafe. Rantzausgade 28. Be there if you can, or just be jealous if you can't. Well, since I apparently can't remember what I came down here to blog I'll just direct you to these links which I've added to link-O without menti ...
28 Oct 2001: new blog
Links: · no comments
My prodding has finally paid off: grid got himself a blog. That makes two (count 'em, two) people I met first in realityland who have moved in to blogland with me. Hooray! It's such a convenient way to keep abreast of far-flung gossip. And I'm such a lazy ...
13 Oct 2001: More fun with referral logs
Meta: search requests, socks · no comments
... removed] of blogs by Danes and/or people who happen to be living in Denmark. It's a small list, but then, it's also a small country. ...
9 Oct 2001: Going Swimming
Personal: · 1 comment
... of the whole exercise. I feel alive. After two years living in California I'm almost ashamed to admit this, but this was the first ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... a bright social space in my otherwise dim and solitary living quarters, as well as some good language practice. My acts of ...
6 Sep 2001: outside my window
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... easy to forget that a war was fought on this soil within living memory. And: last night I was talking with a girlfriend of mine who had ...
31 Aug 2001: recovered conversation
Personal: · no comments
Wow. After a long, stuttering lapse of communication with my man-in-minneapolis, he's back, with an out-of-the-blue reply to a message I had almost forgotten about. We've exchanged two rambling emails in as many days, and even though there've been none of ...
7 Aug 2001: In Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Danish · no comments
... student tourist information center... if you can call this living. Yeah. Proper updates as soon as I find a reasonable computer lab ...
28 Jul 2001: an audience at last!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... about whether or not the unexamined life is really worth living. And to a certain extent, I think it probably is - deep philosophical ...