Search Results: matter
25 Aug 2013: Cleavers Seed Coffee
Food: blacklight, cleavers, coffee substitutes, infusions, Rubiaceae · 3 comments
... since I end up having to scrape seeds off my pants no matter what I do, the roasting and de-coating is still more than I want to ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... awful - it primarily tasted of over-macerated vegetable matter. I am really going to have to figure out the chemistry behind that ...
2 Apr 2013: Dandelion Mead
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, dandelions, Food, honey, mead, metheglin, natural dyes, Onagraceae · 3 comments
... dandelion tea had that "you over-macerated this vegetable matter" sort of smell to it, which I've mostly experienced as an unfortunate, ...
31 Mar 2013: Chutney: the Japanese Knotweed Killer App
Food: knotweed, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... still be there but if they're cut short enough it doesn't matter. Peeling is annoying and roughage is good for your colon. The one ...
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
... gender issue, even when it seems innocuous, and not just a matter of individual prudishness. (Edited 3/22 to make my conclusions more ...
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
... coming out of American craft distilleries). It's a matter of taste - my stalwart tasting assistants think it is oddly bitter, and ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... from the top. 56. The Great Rift Valley in Africa. 57. The Matterhorn, along the Swiss/Italian border, to see the classic "horn". 58. The ...
10 Oct 2008: What Donors Should Choose
Aimless: · 2 comments
... I would claim that the contribution to education is what matters. But really, pretending that bragging rights aren't important is just ... do not share her commitment to charity. Bragging rights matter! And we are going to win some - all of us. All of us who donate, anyway ...
14 Sep 2008: The Rusty King of All Metals
Aimless: · 2 comments
... usefulness of Geology; but as it expands the mind, being a matter of fact study, this alone, is sufficient to recommend it more ...
20 Aug 2008: The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 26 comments
... nor tremendously important. The crystals will be tiny no matter what. This method has the added advantage of being able to freeze ...
Science: · 14 comments
... artfully combines common misconceptions about his subject matter with accessible yet impressively mathy-lookin' slipshod data analysis, ... apart on close examination, and I will show you why this matters in a few paragraphs, but it is good enough for a quick and hand-wavy ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... and the amount of stress it put on the crust near Lusi. No matter how you slice it, the "trigger" was smaller than anything you might ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... X>0). Sun County was, at the time, keeping mum on the matter. What we did as EIR-writers was to flap our arms, squint a little bit, ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... as either a scientist or a journalist; when it comes to matters of professional culture and courtesy outside the blogosphere I'm ...
22 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Oil Shale
Aimless: · 12 comments
... of dark stuff and light stuff. The dark stuff is organic matter and the light stuff is inorganic, and the layering is probably an annual ... is that the oil is only half-cooked, so the organic matter is still solid. For oil to be oil - and more to the point, for it to be ...
1 Feb 2008: We Can Have a New Geological Epoch If We Want
Aimless: · 21 comments
... time scale is made up by geologists, for geologists as a matter of convenience. So Greg Laden is making a category error when he ...
17 Jan 2008: RSS Feeds for AGU Journals
Science: academic journals, american geophysical union, RSS · no comments
... sent to it is just another blog entry. Why does this matter? The American Geophysical Union is apparently still running on FORTRAN - ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... why we remain faithful to our imagined impostorhood, no matter how much evidence we have to the contrary. Mother of All Scientists ...
26 Oct 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Panspermia?
Human Fuzzies, Science: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, meteorites, panspermia · 2 comments
... natural experiment (this time there will be more organic matter in the rock), it just doesn't strike me as revolutionary. Oh well, ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... information about the left side of your field of view, no matter which eye it's coming from, is sent to the right hemisphere of your ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
... they've been thinking about lately. It will be awesome no matter what. Scientiae is always awesome. Also, the Internet loves you, because ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... because our work is so closely tied to place, our subject matter is often a spectacularly beautiful landscape, and geology's influence on ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... of fellowship recipients (and am too lazy to research the matter right now, but perhaps the lazyweb can do it for me?), but it'd be ...
26 Nov 2006: Margarita Meringue Pie
Food: citrus, meringue, pie, recipes, Rutaceae, thanksgiving · 1 comment
... And as I've found with my Meyer lemon meringue, quality matters; if your local farmers market doesn't sell citrus, move. 1/2 - 1 c. ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... not in a position to honor my models' feelings on the matter. Denying that one is a potential role model does about as much good as ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... THE WORLD Think: The Bible Concerns Spiritual Matters. There is quite some overlap between Mentalism and Spirituality. In ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... Age Poofiness than a society of Southern Baptists. But no matter how nice your religion might be, it's poor form to assume that I share ...
31 May 2006: Weighted Words
: · 12 comments
... for these lines: // Remove words that don't matter--"stop words." // Edit this list as needed. $overusedwords = array( ...
16 Apr 2006: Hello world!
Meta: anonymity, Internet branding, pseudonymity · 12 comments
... not hip to the jive of the blog revolution. For that matter, it might be used against me in a court of academia by people who are ... you Valued Readers would like to lend me your opinions on matters of anonymity, Internet branding, and the academic blogger, I'd ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... place. Everyone in Earth science knows that, no matter how grand their theories or widely applicable their methods, Mother ... Hmm. I think the answer is to not live with her, no matter how nice her cat might be. Search Requests time free attack ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... that's partly right, but in a sense it's also a matter of a lower, more human law; any serious theory of justice has to start ...
25 Nov 2005: The Shoppingest Friday iTunes iChing of the Year
Whimsy: consumerism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · no comments
... dammit, but nevertheless everybody will be happy no matter what. ITunes seems to think that I've never managed to make an adequate ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... clubs, not the other way 'round, and etc. etc. on the matter of a lifestyle suitable for cozy cups of tea. Size: There's a tradeoff ... residents** and convince the house as a whole that history matters, without any assurance that their pleas will be heard. Hijinks and ...
21 Oct 2005: Friday Friday Friday
Whimsy: earthquake prediction, Friday random ten, search requests · no comments
... To Me?- Noe Venable (from No Curses Here) What's the matter, baby? Show a little leg... show a little leg... The House: Sing ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... woman and the best mother at the same time," Ms. Liu said matter-of-factly. "You always have to choose one over the other." [...] While ...
17 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Beach Balls
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... the earthquake, the other moves straight down; it doesn't matter which is which, but pick a configuration. Color in the areas that are ...
13 May 2005: Further Trivialities
Aimless, Links, Personal: blogular wanking, grad school, telephony · 5 comments
... hate telephones. Hate them all. It doesn't matter how cool your phone is, or how many things it can do. Doesn't matter if your phone lets you play Tetris and text message your Aunt Trixie at ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... in any course of study and to reserve judgment about matters of opinion. Free to take exception to the data! Unfortunately, the ...
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... not a brain in a jar! There's this whole rest of me that matters! I don't know that this is such a bad thing. It's good to pay ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... I was hoping for some professional insight on the matter, and maybe a cladogram color-coded for tastiness; alas, it looks like ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... think Media Girl put it best: So much of courtship is a matter of the man's demonstrating to the woman that he can be trusted. Break ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... vampires, rapists can be seen in mirrors. As a matter of fact, they can be seen so readily in mirrors that they are often the ...
14 Feb 2005: Fun with Creationist Plate Tectonics
Science: debunking, plate tectonics, young earthers · 11 comments
... are direct evidence of convection at work. The rising hot matter under mid-ocean ridges builds new lithosphere, which cools as it spreads ... carried from the interior to the surface by the motion of matter. Some geologists believe that only the upper few hundred kilometers ...
2 Nov 2004: Election Surprise: Squid!
Personal, Politics: · 2 comments
... results of this election don't matter. Why? We're all about to be eaten by global warming-enabled giant squid, ...
5 Oct 2004: Endorsements for Los Angeles Judicial Offices
Politics: endorsements, local elections, Los Angeles · 4 comments
... and respect in the courtroom, your worries are over no matter who wins! Let's all go eat ice cream. Office 52: Flip a Coin Laura ...
15 Sep 2004: California Performance Review for Geologists
Politics: California politics, environmentalism, urban planning · no comments
... activity on those narrowly tailored local and technical matters where I feel I can be most effective, I bring you an entry of extremely ... become a synonym for "unarguably good project no matter what those silly environmental and community activists think"? ...
31 Aug 2004: On What Grounds Is This Legal?
Politics: · 2 comments
It seems Secret Service agents were busily protecting the President from those dangerous Michael Moore media interviews at the Republican National Convention. Or perhaps they were just protecting Mr. Moore himself from an armed and dangerous NPR reporter, ...
13 Aug 2004: I Smell a Thesis
Science: · 1 comment
... in the Canaries. When - Professor McGuire says it is not a matter of if - the rock plunges into the ocean it will trigger giant waves ...
11 Aug 2004: Satellite Head
Whimsy: hair, the alien mothership · 2 comments
... a communications antenna! my head is from space! - but no matter how hard you wish neither your hair nor your teeth will pull in signals ...
26 Jul 2004: Bugs Bunny Goes to Washington
Politics: · 2 comments
... if Josh Chafetz has it right, I'm not sure why that would matter. After all, if Congress fails to provide an inferior court with original ...
13 May 2004: Life of the Mind
Politics: cultural criticism, intellectual elitism, intellectuals, unpaid work · 12 comments
... to ask what is entailed in an engagement with the subject matter of the liberal arts that is not defined in any way by the needs of ... is entailed in an engagement with the subject matter of the liberal arts that is not defined in any way by the needs of ...
19 Apr 2004: Crackpot Internet Scientist of the Week
Links: crackpots, electromagnetism · 4 comments
... into the Work Function. No physicist will discuss this matter ...
17 Mar 2004: Customize Your TV Dinner!
Personal: · 2 comments
... because it hasn't fallen apart yet, but that's another matter entirely). Can I decoupage tupperware without destroying its non-toxic, ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... of "we'll bomb until we fall down and we won't give in no matter what!" which is probably irrational but definitely not reductive of ...
22 Feb 2004: Le Tutoiement des Blogs
Human Fuzzies: french, net culture · 3 comments
... without explanation. DSK himself has not weighed in on the matter, and continues to use the obviously-plural "vous" for his audience. I ...
14 Feb 2004: Lutefisk and Yams
Human Fuzzies: Dr. Seuss, parody, Scandinavia, Vikings · 4 comments
... out of the climatological question. History is another matter; decent references on the history of yams are not forthcoming, but check ...
22 Jan 2004: Sonnet to Foraminifera
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... did you think of truth? Three points for nerdy subject matter, no bonus for the occasionally strained iambic pentameter, and minus ...
8 Dec 2003: Peer Review the Asbestos Way
Politics, Science: · 1 comment
... of interest, and are capable of approaching the subject matter in an open-minded and unbiased manner. Factors relevant to whether an ... the individual: has any financial interests in the matter at issue has, in recent years, advocated a position on the specific ...
4 Dec 2003: Foul Putrid News Organization
Politics: · no comments
... wildlife management, allowed to pass binding judgment on matters of bioethics? Answer: we can't hold a plebiscite on the issue until ...
18 Oct 2003: Joe Jonah Euclid
Human Fuzzies: · 5 comments
... number of people can join in at any time. It does not matter IF we Debate this. It does not matter IF people have the wrong opinion. It ONLY matters IF it is TRUE. ...
15 Sep 2003: Shitfaced in Des Moines
Human Fuzzies: etymology, inebriation, Iowa, toponyms · 2 comments
... Des Moines is more expensive than beer in Prague. And no matter how drunk you get, you're still in the middle of Iowa, and if you're me, ...
10 Sep 2003: Epic Immuno-Suppressing Battles
Human Fuzzies: · 6 comments
... title escapes me at the moment; it conveys the subject matter while simultaneously being bland. Galileo himself was probably more Nerd ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... hunting is always a huge pain in the ass, no matter where you live; but of course, it's always the worst pain in the ass ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... write up some of my more scintillating thoughts on the matter. Just in case you ever need to know. Amosan I'll show a little ...
7 Nov 2002: Drop of Someone
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... see a movie. What movie, I don't know; it probably doesn't matter. I could chatter about how the current slate of movies is crap until The ...
26 Oct 2002: Not Dead Yet
Meta: · 1 comment
... so! Or at least write a rambling blog entry about the matter, quick! Papa Blog: We've got to blog the magic blog, or else Blogamel ...
10 Aug 2002: Happy Boys and Girls
Meta, Personal: · 2 comments
... Aqua, endless remixes of the Safri Duo bongo song, a smatter of Latin pop, and punk covers of television theme songs. It's bouncy. ...
5 Aug 2002: Sock Rebuttal
Whimsy: laundry, socks · 2 comments
... my side of the argument as well, I'll number them. No matter how they go in, socks come out of the dryer inside-out The easiest way ...
28 Apr 2002: button bushes
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... the director just cut to another concert scene. To make matters worse, the soundtrack cuts came mostly from the middles of sets, where ...
11 Apr 2002: Rampaging Hordes of Someones
Meta: · no comments
... that protect your furniture? One should give trivial matters much consideration and serious matters little consideration And what kind of consideration should two give? ...
8 Apr 2002: gotta pee
Personal: bathroom etiquette, gender · 16 comments
... stalls down to pee. This is not a big deal. But no matter how cavalierly the guy walked in, if I get up and flush before he ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
... just too boring to write about. This is the crux of the matter. An abysmal peppering of emoticons and chat-room abbreviations aside, ...
19 Mar 2002: But What About Time Cube?
Links: crackpots · no comments
... self-constructing larger colored pyramidical crystals of matter from out of random chaos. We feel that this picture along with hundreds ...
17 Mar 2002: Kiss Me, I Forgot to Wear Green
Links: · no comments
... never been enough to garner me free beer or kisses, no matter how many times I make flagrant gestures with a pennywhistle. So in the ...
9 Mar 2002: Love That Love Dart
Links, Science, Whimsy: · 4 comments
... the love dart would probably shed new light on this tricky matter of female ejaculation, snails being too stupid to realize that love ...
7 Mar 2002: Someone’s Scripting
Meta: · 3 comments
... ,nomeeeeht) The next five entries in the sayit box, no matter how awful, will be added to the database. ...
6 Mar 2002: Ratings: Today’s California Ballot Measures
Politics: California ballot propositions, Green party · 1 comment
... issue that virtually nobody understands very well. To make matters worse, it involves yet another silly plebiscite, which gave legal ...
1 Mar 2002: rocks and a promise
Meta: puns · 2 comments
... of charity banalsite - what i had for breakfast and other matters of pressing importance blende - miscellaneous blue vitriol - rants ...
12 Feb 2002: Your Mom’s a Civic Duty
Personal: · no comments
... than a panel of judges under close public scrutiny. As a matter of fact, I think most of my peers are total fuckwads who have every ...
5 Feb 2002: Faulty Wiring
Personal: · no comments
... aware of your surroundings every morning of your life, no matter how early "morning" was or what unfamiliar person was squealing "wakey ...
26 Jan 2002: Friday Five Four
Whimsy: · no comments
When other people answer these questions, I almost never read their answers, even if I normally hang slobbering and twitching off their every blogg'ed word. For some reason, this week I felt like joining in, and writing something that my eyes will automati ...
23 Jan 2002: Pedagogy
Personal: · no comments
... but it's actually not like that at all. Oh well. In other matters, I am now quite enamored of dollarshort.org. It soothes my cockles ...
8 Jan 2002: Fish-Blooded Bourgeois
Links, Meta, Personal: binders, highlighters, killing brain cells, office supplies, random classes, rollerball pens · 1 comment
... have been contemplating wanking out with movable type, greymatter, or some other as-yet-unknown blog product. If anyone has experience with these matters, I'd like to hear about it. Probably laziness and apathy will win out ...
5 Jan 2002: Super Supermarkets
Personal: brand loyalties, butter substitute, crap, dairy section, denmark, frisbee, grocery shopping, huff, matter of minutes, netto, parents, tupperware · no comments
... Netto - had me baffled and pissed-off and bitter in a matter of minutes. After a grand total of 6 months in Denmark and at my ...
4 Jan 2002: The Boring State
Personal: amtrak, crap towns, grain elevators, journey west, land of enchantment, salvage yards, trains, travelogue, useless information · no comments
... concern to you, or to anyone else in the nation for that matter. And I might be an Iowan, but damn, I'm sure not a kernel of corn. So ...
15 Dec 2001: mo’ betta’ meta meta burger
Meta: Caltech, denmark, search requests · no comments
... nasty people who criticize my blogging style and subject matter. Thank you, Tinka. I'd also like to point out that there aren't very ... nasty people criticizing my blogging style and subject matter. In fact, there are none at all, which makes me sad. I'd like to get ...
24 Nov 2001: oh no, not the hypothalamus!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... and when my memories run out then he'll be gone, but no matter how hard I try I can't remember fast enough to save ...
21 Nov 2001: joining my drunk…
Politics: · no comments
... viewpoints. The BBC also has a few things to say on the matter. *They won't have any cabinet seats, but they will form part of a ...
17 Nov 2001: uff da
Personal: Christmas, thanksgiving · no comments
... I am of course the single unquestionable authority on such matters. But I'm going to cheat you with a quick and dirty answer, because I ...
11 Nov 2001: s-tog til hundige
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... in black smoking a pipe. If I get any choice in the matter, I hope I turn into the guy with the pipe, and not the transplanted ...
3 Nov 2001: Danu
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... and playing concertinas. And aside from that pesky little matter of their actually being legitimate musicians, a group of seven ...
13 Sep 2001: justice
Politics: · no comments
... repair it - that would be justice. Killing the Bad Men, no matter how necessary it might be, is not justice; it's merely more killing. And ...
2 Sep 2001: redesign
Meta, Personal: blogtinkery, introspection · no comments
... Riding the bus home from a night on the town, no matter how much fun I had just had, I always wound up feeling isolated and even ...