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Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... which are catalysts in various hormone synthesis pathways, particularly within the ovaries . G6PDH does a bunch of shit that I don't ... what made "antioxidants" into a health food craze). It is particularly important to red blood cells, which don't have the same alternate ...
25 May 2013: Chaladnik (Belarusian oxalic acid soup)
Food: Eastern European cuisines, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel · 3 comments
... many of these older wild food traditions have died out, particularly when it comes to wild greens. Anyway, one of the wild green ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... Internet-readers are today - and that process did not turn particularly many of them into vegetarians. Turns out it's not difficult to ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... where I was jumping off a windowsill trying to pull down a particularly flower-laden branch in a back alley, the picking went very ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... Witness a meteor storm, a term used to describe a particularly intense (1000+ per minute) meteor shower 93. View Saturn and its ...
11 Dec 2008: An Open Letter to the Science Blogosphere
Meta: · 10 comments
... or so of mostly ignoring the blogosphere (not for any particularly interesting reason) and buzzing through some John McPhee and ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... out what to wear, so I've got necklines on the brain to a particularly uncustomary extent. You'd think wedding dresses would all be drawn ...
17 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... known as 2005 FY9 aka Easterbunny): Its orbit is not particularly strange, but it is big. Probably about 2/3 the size of Pluto. And ...
19 May 2008: I’d Like to Thank the Academy
Aimless: acknowledgments, gratitude, thanks, writing · 5 comments
... here in Berkeley. My office is neither air-conditioned nor particularly well shaded and ventilated, so I've been hanging out in my nice ...
Aimless: · 16 comments
... as both events occurred on weak spots left over from a particularly violent period in North America's tectonic history. But they're ...
19 Feb 2008: Are We Baking with Volcanic Ash?
Aimless: · 10 comments
... would be incorporated into the soil nutrient supply, and particularly into crops. So a month after the eruption, USGS scientists sampled ...
21 Jan 2008: Metagabbros
Science: metamorphic rocks · 6 comments
... But I don't know that any of these things make particularly good puns. ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... but a deeper association between flags and militarism, and particularly the American flag and American exceptionalism. (NB it is possible ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... either aren't cut out for academia or how academia is particularly hostile towards women, when in reality the issues I have the most ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... soul of the Web was hyperlinking to begin with. I don't particularly care as a tiny blogger. It's cool that y'all link to a post I make ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... system fucks us over. I don't think patriarchy is a particularly special or fundamental form of oppression, but I do see it as ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... has always been different than that of my peers: I don't particularly want a mere job, but in some of my friends* I see horror and ... to be in your institution's home city would be nice. *Particularly friends from Tech. It takes a high level of privilege to turn up ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... is a deliberate word choice here; the division is neither particularly sharp nor particularly well correlated with actual time spent living in the house, but I ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... Festival: Guavaween and Gasparilla. Gasparilla, you are particularly urged to note, is about pirates. ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... arguments in the comments, that could be fun too; I'm particularly open to discussion about propositions 77-80. And about bunny ...
4 Oct 2005: Whereas
Human Fuzzies, Personal: grammar · 1 comment
... a syntactical quirk I've been noticing lately, particularly in journals like Geophysical Research Letters where the length ...
13 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 4-8
Personal: photoblog · no comments
... endearingly over every precipice they can find. In a particularly good year, travellers might also be lucky enough to see my ...
10 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Gnammas
Science: Australia, rock blogging, Yosemite · 3 comments
... a Western Australian aboriginal* term for a hole in rock, particularly one which is full of water. The one shown here is from Yosemite ...
3 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Glacial Polish
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... both from Yosemite, and the second one is supposed to be a particularly accessible outcrop, worth visiting if you're up there for ...
27 Apr 2005: H.R. 902, Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005
Politics: Congressional shenanigans, money · 7 comments
... a more diverse and, therefore, entertaining coinage. I am particularly looking forward to putting pictures of William Henry Harrison and ...
22 Mar 2005: Today’s Reading
Links: American history, rhetorical tactics, socks · 5 comments
... give up their side of the argument. I don't think it's particularly respectful or honest of me to participate in a serious discussion ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... the Infinite Teen Slang Generator! yami n. a female, particularly a nice one. "Reggie, that yami is nice!" Awwww. Part the ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... brazen wimmins asking lovely shy manpeople on dates, and particularly, why a feminist who takes no crap from The Rules might still not ... and abusers, but they don't seem to be very effective. Particularly not when they're stacked up against the sense of entitlement some ...
18 Jan 2005: The Joys of Nasal Irrigation
Personal: bodily fluids, colds, home remedies, medicine · 11 comments
... Yogic wisdom 1, Bioré 0. The creepiness doesn't particularly diminish with time, but it sure works better and faster than ...
10 Jan 2005: The Sheep Are Still Scared
Politics: gender, sexism · 2 comments
... the best free societies such discussions are irrelevant, particularly once you leave the therapist's or matchmaker's office. But ...
17 Dec 2004: Pink
Politics: cars, colors, gender · no comments
... jalopy with the Powerpuff Girls painted on its side? Particularly as my car is in the shop, again, to deal with leaking brake fluid, ...
7 Dec 2004: Old Enough to Buy My Own Candy
Human Fuzzies, Links: candy, Christmas, Hanukkah, nostalgia · 2 comments
... of a cheesy 80s movie! What's not to like about that, particularly when it's in the $1.99 bin? It doesn't quite live up to either ...
21 Nov 2004: Vacation Message
Meta: thanksgiving · 3 comments
... post, and have a happy Thanksgiving! Or a happy but not particularly gratitude-filled week, ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... of it! Why aren't more people making this comparison? Particularly people who would like to remove the scare quotes from the phrase ...
14 Nov 2004: Two-Buck Chuck Will Rise Again
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, wine · 9 comments
... du Vin and so I bought three bottles. "Good" is not particularly among the things one could say about the 2001 Tula Vista Cabernet ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... bring back the old competition!" which is cute and all, particularly when they form barbershop quartets... but the reason there's no ... through the court/custody system. I'm not sure if DNA is particularly more important than fingerprints or not; in theory it could be, in ...
11 Oct 2004: Evolutionary Psychology Goes to the Dentist
Personal, Whimsy: dissociation, evolutionary psychology, medicine · no comments
... raped. Which isn't to say that rape and dentistry are particularly similar, but the human brain has an interestingly limited set of ...
28 Sep 2004: Movies Lately
Human Fuzzies: media politics, movie reviews · 1 comment
... costume? I found it incongruous and distracting - particularly the cape - perhaps it was some sort of Batman thing but it didn't ...
13 Aug 2004: I Smell a Thesis
Science: · 1 comment
... professional gravitas. However, I don't find the article particularly convincing, for a variety of reasons I'll try to refrain from ...
13 Jul 2004: Memo to the Guy in the Escalade
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cars, driving, etiquette, SUVs · no comments
... Los Angeles, not San Fransicsco, and drivers here are not particularly well-known for their parallel parking finesse. Cars larger than ...
2 Jul 2004: Fava vs. Corn
Human Fuzzies: corn, Iowa · 3 comments
... grilling is a potentially acceptable way of handling corn, particularly inadequate corn. But. Corn is to be boiled. No crazy yuppie ...
22 Jun 2004: You Know You’re From Where You’re From When
Whimsy: jokes · 1 comment
... AHEM. Per the rules of the game, statements with a particularly sonorous ring of truth are in bold, and inaccurate generalizations ...
18 Jun 2004: John Ashcroft Hearts Democracy So Much
Politics: · no comments
... to subpoena Justice Department torture memos is not particularly useful behavior here, and the Republican Senators on the Judiciary ...
24 May 2004: Someone’s An Excuse
Meta: · 1 comment
... my herbaceous compulsions for a while) so I'm not feeling particularly funny or thoughtful. So! On with the peanut gallery. The peanut ...
30 Apr 2004: Begging the Oxymoron
Human Fuzzies: languages, whorfianism · no comments
... Whisper of Elitist Whorfianism Is an Awful Sound, particularly when the "original" meaning you defend is incorrect; particularly particularly when the incorrect meaning you're defending as the ...
28 Apr 2004: Coolant Pixies
Personal: · 5 comments
... you start. Update 30/4: Hmm. Got home tonight after a particularly lousy run of stop'n'go traffic, and turned off the engine only to ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... with the gems. It's not a style of city planning I particularly wish to defend, but I will say that the Descanso or the Huntington ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... in considering the relative merits of these strategies (particularly the chance that everything will work out as planned in Iraq, cough ...
14 Feb 2004: Someone Flails Wildly
Meta: · no comments
... medium as carpet would be highly entertaining, particularly if it was done in an obviously non-wood color like red or grey. As ...
7 Jan 2004: Two
Aimless: · 2 comments
... bewildered capillaries: "Code Red! She wants our BTUs!" Particularly recommended for anyone living in a moderate climate with an absurd ...
25 Nov 2003: Pie Is Fightin’ Words
Food, Human Fuzzies: book reviews, Iowa City, pie, pie shakes · 2 comments
... about "pie pace" and modern life. It's just not done, particularly if one has not actually visited the diner in question. It is not a ... Mom's pie. Worse, for me, as my own mother's pies are not particularly old-fashioned (Ms. le Draoulec writes 368 pages on pie, and not ...
3 Sep 2003: More Maps!
Aimless: · 4 comments
... together to produce oddball shapefiles, datasets of particularly nice roses or how often people smile as you walk by, for use with ...
15 Jan 2003: Unbreakable
Human Fuzzies: agnosticism, torture · 2 comments
... to the joys of Chumbawamba the other day; it's good stuff, particularly the old Gulf War protest songs, and you should all sing ...
23 Sep 2002: Signs of the End Times
Links, Whimsy: Astrid Lindgren, literature · 1 comment
... and all of these languages share many characteristics, particularly when it comes to word derivation. Thus, if our heuristics seem ...
Meta: · 3 comments
... or decides that I am an interesting person because of it - particularly if that someone happens to be erudite and entertaining, and has ...
30 Mar 2002: Crying Baby Airlines
Personal: · 4 comments
... tumor sitting on his pulmonary artery; I'm sad, and don't particularly feel like blogging much about it. If it's any comfort, though, ...
4 Mar 2002: Someone Speaks Up About Cheese
Meta: cheese, fan mail · no comments
... kind, and also goat cheese. Goat cheese on pizza is a particularly worthwhile investment. do you like cheese? I see everyone's ...
16 Jan 2002: Old Man Winter
Human Fuzzies, Personal: book reviews, rain, winter · no comments
... suffer through trivial indignities like getting wet. Particularly when the other people involved are big sissies who have lived here ...
6 Dec 2001: I Biblioteket
Science: disasters, libraries, licorice, serendipitous discoveries · no comments
... Bibliotek, where I'm sitting now, is particularly excellent in this regard: all the scientific journals are shelved ... wars, or by earthquakes, hurricanes and floods. People, particularly the poorest, the eldest, and the youngest, may die in disasters. ...
24 Nov 2001: oh no, not the hypothalamus!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... and you'll find them on the page for real content. I'm particularly pleased with the Name Confluxer. It also occurs to me that over ...
23 Nov 2001: synchronizing
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... gender association shaped the evolution of the two genres, particularly with respect to their reputation in the ...
17 Nov 2001: jeg var…
Personal: diary, words · no comments
... for a word that I know is out there, the word that is a particularly apt and lively way of expressing something subtle, and after about ...
15 Oct 2001: I don’t know if you’ve
Politics: · no comments
... interesting is the average age - though I've not taken a particularly rigorous sample, I'm left with the impression that all the good ...
28 Sep 2001: Rescheduling
Personal: · no comments
... social-type thoughts and write them down properly takes a particularly hard knocking, but at the same time my internal censors go on a ...
25 Sep 2001: nonsense words
Aimless: · no comments
... make fun of other bloggers, and so on. I've noticed a particularly irritating thing about bloggers who make fun of other bloggers. ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... love looking through my own site statistics, particularly the referrals section (click on the little graphic at the bottom ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... suspect that this is something I should pay attention to. Particularly when I'm in social settings in a completely new country where I ...
14 Jul 2001: my cat is a huge grouch
Personal: · no comments
... stoned out of her gourd on catnip. So whenever kitty is particularly ornery, Mom will give her some catnip - where "give" means "shove ...