Search Results: second
17 May 2015: Yarrow Pale Ale II
Food: Asteraceae, blackberries, brewing, Ericaceae, Indian plum, labrador tea, mugwort, osoberries, Rosaceae, sour beer, yarrow · 1 comment
... was still making regular blorping noises when I racked to secondary Saturday night. I was bit worried about the effect of the heat wave, ...
11 May 2014: Yarrow Pale Ale
Food: Asteraceae, beer, brewing, dandelions, Fabaceae, gruit, licorice root, lilac, mugwort, Oleaceae, yarrow · no comments
... oz. added on impulse; also I got lazy and never racked to secondary. The final beer is good but tastes... messy, I guess, where you ...
14 May 2013: Pickled Broom Buds
Food: Fabaceae, pickles · no comments
... were only a couple of flowers in bloom per plant. The second time, when the bushes were about halfway covered in yellow, was more ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
... with normal ingredients, anyway. (I'm only on my second-ever batch of beer and still have some technique to work ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... find other pear trees it might be worth a bulk purchase of seconds. Maybe I'll try to thin out the pears with apples. Anthocyanin jam - ...
28 Apr 2012: Cocktails with the House Nocino
Food: cocktails, Juglandaceae, nocino, shochu, whisky · no comments
... is the second year in a row that my nocino has turned out to be (1) disappointing on ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... more damaging S and surface waves. That gives you a few seconds of warning, which is enough time to move away from windows and under a ...
12 Jan 2009: Listen to Earthquakes
Links: · 3 comments
... frequencies well below the range of human hearing, to a 5 second audio clip played back at ten thousand or so samples/sec... but hey, ...
6 Nov 2008: Why Proposition 8 Hurts So Much
Politics: · 3 comments
... and lies, singling out a different group of Americans for second-class citizenship. Each of those measures stung, but California's ...
10 Oct 2008: What Donors Should Choose
Aimless: · 2 comments
... the Soonest: Let's Crack Open Some Rocks! - Mrs. K's second graders in Nevada are enthusiastic about their classroom rocks, and she ...
12 Aug 2008: OMG AMNH PONIES!!1!
Aimless: · 9 comments
... field (or would, if anybody watched them for more than 10 seconds), and a few things I thought actually worked quite well, like a "powers ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... at all, then after my talk - which would be less than 10 seconds long including scene transitions - I would shake my hair out of its ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... on the 1992 Science paper, Paul Silver, was also the second author on this week's Nature paper. While the recent study measured ...
20 Jun 2008: Someone Punk’d the CBS Science Desk!
Aimless: · 17 comments
... too lazy to call up any respectable seismologists for a second opinion, and probably did not alter Dr. Tom Chalko, M.sc., Ph.D.'s press ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... is too flaky to actually watch more than the first 30 seconds. If you need more planetary carnival action or a trip back to Earth, ...
18 Jun 2008: Advice for a Mathphobe?
Aimless: · 25 comments
... but I'm thinking about going back to college and getting a second degree. My first one is a BFA in screenwriting, so naturally I want to ...
Aimless: · 9 comments
... might get to find out soon. Iowa City is experiencing its second "500 year" flood in 15 years, and Coralville Lake has overtopped its ...
19 May 2008: I’d Like to Thank the Academy
Aimless: acknowledgments, gratitude, thanks, writing · 5 comments
... converting gloofs per square hornswoggle to gallumph-seconds. Inspiration hasn't struck and the final deadline approacheth, so I'll ...
4 Jan 2008: Caucus
Politics: Dennis Kucinich, Iowa caucuses, Iowa City, presidential elections · no comments
... the speeches for each candidate. That motion was quickly seconded and passed. I was bummed, but the Kucinich supporters looked relieved ...
22 Oct 2007: Carnivalling
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, civil liberties, scientiae · 1 comment
... you do! Need a better concept of your own mortality? The second-ever edition of The Accretionary Wedge, the blog carnival for the earth ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... and paying attention to the overtones, I could hear the second pair of tones in the other direction. There are lots of cool audio ...
23 Sep 2007: I Need Idiotproofing
Personal, Science: grad school, software · 3 comments
... where you look at a column of data, and then over at a second column of data, and slowly the realization dawns on you that the numbers ...
2 Sep 2007: Why I’m a Geophysicist
Personal, Science, Teaching: college education, turning to the dark side · 5 comments
... sense is that even in California, students don't get much secondary-level geoscience education and enter college without much ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... must think I'm white." She was startled. But within seconds she came to realize that these simple words represented a profound act ... what prevented me from putting the first book down at the second gratuitous use of the word "garment", but after a certain point, one ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... #3 and Philosophia Naturalis #8 are both out. Go read! Second: a friend of mine was rejected for an NSF training fellowship. Two of ...
20 Mar 2007: Link Tuesday
Links: anti-racism, blog carnivals, gadgets, scientiae · 1 comment
Belated as usual... More women in science goodness at Scientiae #2 Gasoline-powered shoes! Russia is apparently the new Acme. A case study in recruiting - and retaining - minority scientists. ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... about being singled out as a woman first and a scientist second. Her post is full of good points - no one asks men what it's like to be ...
14 Dec 2006: Finals Week = Bitch About Students
Personal, Teaching: apathy · 5 comments
... academic schedule if it has to, and academics can take second place to work, family, or getting drunk and standing all over the ...
29 Sep 2006: Two Cliches, As Applied to My Life
Personal, Science: grad school · 3 comments
... model the pointiness of its tip." "A rope!" cried the Second Advisor. "You should take this rope-o-meter to the boating supply ...
4 Sep 2006: Household Goodness
Personal: domesticity, gardening, photoblog · 2 comments
... second cure for blogger's block: post some pictures! We ...
Links, Science: Bay Area geology, blog carnivals, gender, patents, work vs. family · no comments
... first cure for blogger's block: post some links! The second edition of Panta Rei, the blog carnival of heat and flow, is up. If ...
25 Aug 2006: Am I an Old Fart?
Teaching, Whimsy: college mindset, old fogeyism · 9 comments
... using a stamp. Brides have always worn white for a first, second, or third wedding. Being techno-savvy has always been inversely ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... on that. Possibly they will Percist until the Second Coming of Christ. Then they will be sorry. Then they will Know for ... me. No One Knows the Day that there will be the Second Coming of Christ Because No one knows the Day that the Anti-Christ ...
11 Aug 2006: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Months in Advance
Science: hazard mitigation, volcanoes · 12 comments
... of you with a subscription, here's a direct link. The second study is in this week's Science - and this one has a nice perspectives ...
Politics, Science: academia, earthquake engineering, gender, Science · 5 comments
... patterns in earthquake engineering generally, while the second looks specifically at female faculty (links only good if your ... weaponsmongering publisher). What's notable about the second article is that there are so few female faculty in earthquake ...
11 May 2006: Wine is for Men*
Human Fuzzies, Politics: lazy journalism, wine · 2 comments
... cultural cesspool is convenient. Even if your gratuitous second-person fluff casually excludes half your readership, for no good reason, ...
17 Apr 2006: Dear ASUC Candidates
Personal: Berzerkeley · no comments
... behalf. No, I don't want your flyer. No, I don't have a second. No, you can't walk me to class. Do you not see my Science Face? I'm ...
21 Mar 2006: Thomas Kuhn and Big Historiography
Science: Berzerkeley, Big History, Kuhn, Lacan, Marxism, paradigms, philosophy of science · 4 comments
... of the paleontologists are able to call me on my horrific secondhand misreadings. The designated topic is paradigms, and the operative ...
19 Jan 2006: Lecture Zero
Personal, Teaching: grad school, time management · no comments
... slide, the slide does not need to be read aloud). The second, well... let's just say that an hour-long presentation of your favorite ...
13 Jan 2006: Rehydrated AGU
Science, Teaching: american geophysical union, conference blogging, mass communication, science journalism · no comments
... abstract that never made it in to the talk. Talk the second: Julie Suleski on the Microcosm of Scientific Knowledge. The most ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... member of one's race/gender/etc. first, and an individual second, one never quite learns how to respond appropriately when all of a ...
14 Dec 2005: A Pedagogical Quandary
Whimsy: class presentations, Lord Kelvin · 3 comments
... meaning that the Lord Kelvin can transcend His own Law The Second and Conserve you from ...
8 Dec 2005: AGU Four
Links, Personal, Politics: american geophysical union, feminism, peer review, pharmacists, socks · 3 comments
... to go, hoorah! I mean, yikes! Today's conflict: the second round of talks on fault permeability vs. communicating with laypeople ...
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
... me, you, everyone I know -- can root out those prejudices. Second, we grant our opponents the freedom to think whatever they like: it's ...
2 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Science, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests, Sierra Nevada · no comments
... for days on end, you whose beneficent pseudorandomizing is second only to the Great Mother Mandelbrot, I pray that you do my research for ...
30 Aug 2005: Piles of Minute Aggravations
Personal: cars, grad school, i hate everything · 2 comments
... breaks of a length sufficient to allow for a 30-second phone call. When it says "unknown mileage (the odometer is broken)", it ...
22 Aug 2005: Home Again
Personal: cars, co-op living, spiders, urban ecology · 6 comments
... of business is to figure out a temporary parking permit, second order is to sell the damn car before said permit ...
13 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 9-12
Personal: photoblog, Scandinavia, travelogue · no comments
... a couple of other tourists we spoke with implied that the second-best thing would be the oil museum (they weren't even geologists!), ...
19 Jul 2005: I Hate Life Hacks
Personal: 3x5 index cards, i hate everything, Internet overload · 3 comments
... productivity Where to find software that will save you 5 seconds every week, not counting installation, configuration, and learning ...
15 Jul 2005: Father Dollard’s Hornpipe
Human Fuzzies: folk music, have an mp3, sheet music · no comments
... on Feadoga Stain 2; Father Dollard's Hornpipe is the second tune, after the Humors of Ballyconnell: father-dollards-hornpipe.mp3 ...
22 Jun 2005: Landscape Photography
Links: Yosemite · 4 comments
... Yosemite section, Castle Rock State Park comes in a close second. Oooh, ...
3 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Glacial Polish
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... going. The images here are both from Yosemite, and the second one is supposed to be a particularly accessible outcrop, worth visiting ...
18 May 2005: Defining Feminism: Once More, with Feeling
Politics: feminism, feminisms, marriage, peer pressure · 8 comments
... the folks who hand out stinkeyes in the first place, and secondarily to anyone who fails to appropriately berate them when they do. Then ...
13 May 2005: Further Trivialities
Aimless, Links, Personal: blogular wanking, grad school, telephony · 5 comments
... by celebrity! You may all stand in line for sprinklings of secondhand radio pixie dust. Two: A Borrowed Rantlet From Tild, via ...
18 Apr 2005: For Millennia, Google Has Spoken
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: essay contests, googlefu · 3 comments
... CA, USA. For millennia mankind has been given a second chance at life by the NUMBERS by the use of the site and the author of ... has tried to create ways to measure time intervals in microseconds. You can take times during a code run and at the end of the world as we ...
25 Mar 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Died for Your Sins Edition
Science: fossils, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
... of limestone formed from crushed-up foraminifera: Second, a couple pretty laminated diatomites: Third, partial silica ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... no one has asked me about Idaho. More saliently, their second response is to ask if my parents are professors. This is considerably ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... one. "Reggie, that yami is nice!" Awwww. Part the Second: How many times have I mentioned that I lived in a dorm with a coed ...
Meta: quizzes · no comments
... more specific, because it contains an ID selector, and the second rule only has a class selector. Without declaring my googleju rule to be ...
14 Feb 2005: Fun with Creationist Plate Tectonics
Science: debunking, plate tectonics, young earthers · 11 comments
... Earth, which we happen to have handy (though it's the second edition, from 1998, not 1994). It was my first geology textbook ever - ...
7 Feb 2005: Monday Links to Stuff
Links: brain drain, Iowa, nerdy jokes · no comments
... includes programmers as well as mathematicians and others. Second, Michael Silverstein has already used the word metapragmatic to refer to ...
14 Jan 2005: Magical Cow Pr0n!
Links, Politics: earworms, feminism, pornography, sex · 2 comments
... down if you're into that sort of thing. Point the Second: Beans, lots of beans, lots of beans lots of beans! Beans, like misery, ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... has it. As does the Toll House chocolate chip bag. The second, of course, is the kind with seven extraneous products from the same ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... benefit of the doubt whenever possible. But here's the second thing: even if we finished the argument about moral weight and gravity, ...
19 Nov 2004: Quickies
Personal, Politics: Christian hegemony, elections · no comments
... is doing his little routine at the Rose Bowl tonight - the second-largest event they were expecting this season, after the USC-UCLA game. He did it last night, too, and I drove home in second gear the whole damn way* behind a crowd of "Los Angeles Crusade" bumper ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... people like okay, so sure, whatever, good for them. ON SECOND THOUGHT: I like Mark Kleiman's arguments on the propositions generally, ...
19 Sep 2004: Ahoy Me Hearties!
Links, Politics, Whimsy: arr, pirate jokes, pirates, urban sprawl · 5 comments
... tryin' to scupper a bill requirin' cities to allow small second units or "granny flats" to be built with only reasonable zoning ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... plays in the field - and not just smack home runs against second-best pitchers. A presidential candidate worthy of office, by the same ...
4 Aug 2004: Dentist to the Stars?
Personal: dentistry · 4 comments
... competition! I wonder if the X-rays have activated the second canal's hidden superpowers ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... enigma! Meanwhile, discussion has also cropped up on a second Frogs and Ravens post; any excuse for a ping. Good night! (Please ...
24 May 2004: Someone’s An Excuse
Meta: · 1 comment
... - is this one of those little minuets Bach wrote for his second wife, or one o' them fancy minuet-trio-minuet movements in a string ...
11 May 2004: Mud-Thirsty Bees
Whimsy: · 1 comment
... twitching, some dead. It's obvious what's wrong with the second two types, but the first type has been a mystery. Those bees are ...
4 May 2004: Garden Post
Personal: car repair, cars, container gardening, gardening, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... heat, so I'm hopeful for the future of my Momotaro in the second tote. That's where the hipster comes in! I have a nagging feeling ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
... about how science education made me bitter?). The second path is more interesting. Here's where the last comment on Amanda's post ...
4 Apr 2004: In Which I Am Excited About Compost
Links, Personal: · 3 comments
... him for coffee on Saturday. I'm all, like, intensely secondhand connected to the l33t Internet snow monkey zeitgeist society now, ...
8 Feb 2004: Narrative Coherence Can Suck A…
Human Fuzzies, Links: · no comments
... the marketing impetus for pink grapefruit Fanta is second, of course, but minus points for being unable to convince a solid ...
4 Dec 2003: Foul Putrid News Organization
Politics: · no comments
... more commenters, if you're into that sort of thing. The second sad and bilious thing was actually two things: phone calls from the L.A. ... in some sort of "offer", spaced about an hour apart. The second one was some guy who had obviously not been telemarketing very long, ...
21 Nov 2003: That’s So 1986
Science: · no comments
... insist that the K("C")retaceous-Tertiary event was the second-greatest of all time? Sure, the ammonites died at the K-T, and all ...
8 Oct 2003: Small Comforts, and a Movie Marathon
Human Fuzzies, Politics: · 1 comment
... occasionally professional accordion player came in second-to-last. Both bullshit ballot initiatives were killed quite ...
14 Aug 2003: 135
Politics: · 2 comments
... slash early this morning, believing for a good fifteen seconds that civilization was over. Kaput. Dying a hissing, steaming death like ...
8 Jul 2003: Blog Birthday II: Return of the Sleazy Googlers
Meta: · 4 comments
... First, a vote for Rana in the new microbe contest. Second, I opened an account at one of those yucky large banks today, and they ...
16 May 2003: Kkore 1: the Stack
Personal: · 4 comments
... have incredible irony value.... How should I decorate? Second, am I the kind of person that names cars? My old high school pickup ...
23 Feb 2003: Thank You, Science
Links, Personal: · 2 comments
... of introverts. But it also does this thing where the second half of the article loses steam and starts randomly insulting small ...
17 Oct 2002: Recovery?
Personal: · 6 comments
... tote bags, and many nearly novel novelty keychains. On a second sweep, it became apparent that about quarter of the companies there were ...
9 Oct 2002: Modulo Alphabet Song
Human Fuzzies: alphabets, pronunciation · 4 comments
... on the fact that "zed" ruins the Alphabet Song, and secondarily on the fact that in principle, all language standards should come ...
7 Oct 2002: Tour de Gym
Personal: · 2 comments
... handlebars as though his balance depended on it. Every few seconds he would glance over his shoulder to check for the competition – ...
30 Sep 2002: Tree Punching
Personal, Teaching: academia, course scheduling · 3 comments
... first part of a three-part series, and I've completed the second two parts (go me!). This should be a snap, if a snap can be ...
18 Sep 2002: The Bright Side of Global Warming
Politics: · 2 comments
... companies may have strict environmental regulations, the secondary more uncontrolled bit-by-bit development of the road network ...
11 Sep 2002: New Moon Over Kentucky
Science: moons, planetary science · 2 comments
... a consensus yet. This moon, unlike the disgustipating "second moon" Cruithne, apparently has a proper orbity-shaped orbit, too. ...
19 Aug 2002: Sild Tamale?
Food: fusion cooking, herring, recipes, tamales, tofu · 3 comments
... top. Mom, here's the recipe site I was talking about. Second off, there has got to be a Scandinavian take on the tamale. I'm ...
25 Jun 2002: Important News
Aimless: · 2 comments
... Pasadena suffered a temporary power failure of less than a second. The glitch was caused by a crow that flew into a 17 KV power ...
23 May 2002: Tomorrow Was Yesterday
Personal: Caltech, Ditch Day, utter glee · no comments
... of tempera paint were waiting for us. It took about thirty seconds to strip down to our underwear and start flinging paint at each other, ...
14 May 2002: E-Mail Tips and Tricks
Whimsy: · no comments
... sequels if they were read in Braille; after adding a second 8086 processor and increasing the swap partition my sigs containted ...
12 May 2002: Opening Lines
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 7 comments
... ever reads the introductions to reference books. Ever. The second paragraphs and beyond are probably variations on the theme of lorem ...
15 Apr 2002: Many Things
Aimless: · 5 comments
... me your post address; first come, first serve. Part the Second: this girl will be staying with me this weekend as part of Caltech's ...
13 Apr 2002: Wizard of Bras
Personal: · 7 comments
... in front of my chest, or padded, or coddled, or given a second satin skin. They sometimes want a piece of soft cloth to protect them ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... premises that they can never resolve the issue, and the second is where two people spend enormous amounts of energy defining their ... but I think this is shaping up to be a disagreement of the second kind. I want some ...
14 Dec 2001: filthy bloggish slime
Meta: · no comments
... to switch into English, and spending all of two elitist seconds thinking about narcissism and the audience available to an English ...
11 Nov 2001: hey hey I’m a monkee
Meta: · no comments
... have the forty-second best "real person" personal website in the whole wide universe. You ...
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... from circa 1993-1995 make me angsty, the end of Sibelius' second symphony makes me light-headed, and Wolfstone recalls that spirited ...
29 Oct 2001: speakin’ the heathen chinee – part II
Human Fuzzies: liberal guilt, tourism · no comments
... public education system doesn't try harder to shove a second language down our throats, but if I'm going to start feeling guilty for ...
28 Oct 2001: speakin’ the heathen chinee
Human Fuzzies: globalization · 1 comment
... language, but practically everyone speaks it as their second, and they do so with an immense amount of skill and pragmatic ...
23 Oct 2001: Mole Day Fun
Personal: · no comments
... here, which had me looking over my shoulder every three seconds expecting to be flattened. So I feel properly at home here, at last, ...
9 Oct 2001: Going Swimming
Personal: · 1 comment
... fucking cold. So I enjoyed the experience for about two seconds between clearing the water out of my eyes and climbing up the broken ...
12 Sep 2001: some thoughts
Politics: · no comments
... I feel small, and quiet, and vulnerable. Thought the Second: despite having several American friends from my language courses, I ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... showerheads. The drain smells like nasty for the first 15 seconds of use. I share a kitchen with about 10 other people, one of whom ...
3 Sep 2001: it almost makes sense…
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... the first half of the lecture was in English, and the second half in Danish. It was actually rather exciting: based on important key ...
14 Aug 2001: rødgrød med fløde
Human Fuzzies: Danish, pronunciation · 1 comment
... You've just managed to say the word for "red". The second syllable is the same, only with a G in front of it. "med fløde" - we ...
16 Jul 2001: sextupleyoo
Human Fuzzies: pronunciation, words · no comments
... I'm not sure how to spell it). You saw it here first (or second, if you're on isca). Thanks, ...