Search Results: whether
16 Jul 2013: Recipe Ideas from the Search Logs
Whimsy: recipe ideas, search requests · 1 comment
... grape and cardamom jelly locust egg soup It's unclear whether the fir needle search was a misspelling of Saveur (did they ever ...
2 Jul 2013: Red Elderberry Juice
Food: Adoxaceae, kale, red elderberries, toxicity · 2 comments
... there are conflicting reports on the internet about whether red elderberry fruit is toxic, and if so, how toxic. It's amply clear ... layer form on top. I didn't do much taste testing to see whether it's more delicious with or without the fat. Kale - 1 bunch Red ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... my feelings affect the way I interact with these systems. Whether I personally smash a bunny in the face with a dumbbell handle, or whether my friend does it instead, feels, for me, essentially beside the ...
Politics, Science: · 8 comments
... even though the actual arguments in the case are all about whether or not the 6 seismologists and 1 civic official met their obligations ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... my fancy plan is not going to work. It's difficult to tell whether or not there was any flocculating happening. Fortunately, this means ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... clearly something going on. And I went back and forth over whether to use the word "privilege" to describe it. "Privilege" is a bit of ...
26 May 2009: How Gay Marriage Causes Earthquakes
Politics, Whimsy: California ballot propositions, California politics, lgbt, Love waves, marriage · 38 comments
... the California Supreme Court will announce its decision on whether or not a slim 50% majority can amend the state constitution in order to ...
25 Mar 2009: Are Geophysicists Geologists? Part II
Human Fuzzies, Science: disciplinary boundaries, professional licensing, Washington · 14 comments
... question of whether or not I am a geologist is not just an amusing exercise in academic ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... or counter-revolutionary, or perhaps it depends on whether you are wearing heels or flats, or whether you're in the lab or at a club, or whether Venus is in a fire sign or ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... back to the ongoing Congressional investigations into whether or not the Obamas' puppy pooped inappropriately on the White House ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... Spooky Gulch and the Round Valley Draw. 12. Varves, whether you see the type section in Sweden or examples elsewhere. 13. An ...
11 Dec 2008: An Open Letter to the Science Blogosphere
Meta: · 10 comments
... reading DoucheNozzle, who linked to Monkeytastic asking whether Churro-on-Squid was misreading Foo Blog's subtle point about zombie ...
9 Oct 2008: Papers I Haven’t Been Reading Lately
Aimless: · 3 comments
... chamber hundreds of millions years ago could determine whether or not your house falls down tomorrow. Robert H. Webb, Peter G. ...
8 Oct 2008: Donors Choose Update: Prizes!
Meta: · 4 comments
... For a donation of $50, I promise to write a post on it - whether the topic is basic or advanced, fun and relevant or torture for writer ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... of these groups ever seem to want to acknowledge is that whether or not your purse cost 500$ and has a DKNY label, or it is a 35$ ... of women globally. The problem is larger than whether or not you are dressing to please a man. ... When women who are middle/upper class engage in a debate as to whether an article of clothing, or makeup is suitably feminist what they are ...
14 Sep 2008: The Rusty King of All Metals
Aimless: · 2 comments
... requisite, that he may know how deep he must descend, and whether water can be obtained, and if attainable at all, at what spot. [...] To ... knowledge of this science is of the foremost importance, whether it is intended to mine for coal, the ores of metals, or even in ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... touchstones of the genre that will assist you in deciding whether or not you want to see this movie. So I'll just make it simple: You ...
Aimless: · 9 comments
... to determine water elevations during freakishly wet years. Whether we're just having a statistical freakout, or whether the amount of rain that FEMA expects to occur in a 100-year flood needs ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... but that the drilling practices used - the decisions about whether or not to install steel casing in the borehole, or the actions taken to ...
28 May 2008: Borrowing Geek Cred from the Mathematicians
Aimless: · 1 comment
... may vary with subfield. I'm actually quite curious whether Erdös numbers in the geosciences line up with the perceived ...
19 May 2008: I’d Like to Thank the Academy
Aimless: acknowledgments, gratitude, thanks, writing · 5 comments
... I want to say, and then just say it without regard to whether or not it conforms to the formula expected for the circumstance, I can ...
1 Feb 2008: We Can Have a New Geological Epoch If We Want
Aimless: · 21 comments
... get one thing out of the way right now: The question of whether or not a new geologic epoch has "really started" is precisely as stupid as the question of whether or not Pluto is "really" a planet. The definitions of geologic eons, ...
4 Jan 2008: Caucus
Politics: Dennis Kucinich, Iowa caucuses, Iowa City, presidential elections · no comments
... feel like I should make some sweeping statement about whether or not the caucuses should continue. They felt, on the one hand, like ...
8 Nov 2007: Can You Read Me?
Meta: blogtinkery, datamining, flesch-kincaid, readability, reading level, writing · 2 comments
... badge is just a snapshot - what I really want to know is whether blogging has really helped my writing or not. I found a WordPress ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... people’s lives. As an aside, I do wonder sometimes whether that is gendered– why am I not as happy and proud about my paper ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... spiel about how you can use her spin as an indication of whether you are right-brained or left-brained. Since then, she's propagated all ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... myself to read between the lines well enough to determine whether women in Upper Canada were really so much better off than in New Netherland, or whether the author of that section is simply more inclined to take a rosy view ...
1 Jul 2007: Leaving the Ivory Tower
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: academia, book reviews, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa · 3 comments
... is a made-up honorary society open to any Ph.D. dropout - whether you slink away in the dead of night empty-handed (or with your hands ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... NYEAH makes it difficult to talk about what we want - whether that's a pony dressed in ribbons, or friends who can share a large, ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... blindly). I really think it ought to be. I'm not sure whether or not blind review produces significant changes in the racial or ...
Politics: bravery, rape · 7 comments
... press, should be described differently depending on whether the victim was doing something nonsexual ("rape"), potentially sexual ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... that I osmose social cues from anyone I happen to admire, whether or not they hold themselves out as role models or occupy a position ...
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... the scientific and political controversy isn't about whether or not this was an explosion. For reasons Lab Lemming has outlined, we ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... weekend. Awesome. Meanwhile, over at the dust-up about whether the IAU will allow Pluto, Ceres, and Xena to be planets... Lab Lemming ...
11 Aug 2006: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Months in Advance
Science: hazard mitigation, volcanoes · 12 comments
... than earthquakes. While seismologists still argue about whether detectable pre-earthquake effects exist at all, volcanologists agree ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... answers. Since my assigned race influences my life whether I want it to or not, I don't think it makes any sense to run around ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... of the pre-hijack discussion. We can argue about whether any particular individuals have actually hijacked a conversation like ...
27 Jul 2006: Coming Down from the Link Rush
Links, Meta: anti-racism, blog carnivals, doing science, erase racism, NASA, panta rei, race in science, racism · 1 comment
... my office wall - or at least, I will if they ever tell me whether/where I'm moving offices: In science, feeling confused is essential ...
19 Jul 2006: Is_Googler
: · no comments
... plugin provides a conditional template tag that determines whether or not a visitor is arriving from any of several popular web search ... welcome message, or another block of ads, depending on whether you are nice or skeezy. Download: isgoogler.txt - save this file, ...
23 Jun 2006: Recently Spammed
: · 1 comment
... recent comment. Default: </li> $show_pass_post - whether to display comments from password protected posts. Default: ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... with men on top", hoping it'll be clear from context whether I'm talking about one specific system, or properties of such systems ...
3 Feb 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Jurassic Utah Edition
Science: Friday random ten, impact structures, iTunes iChing, liquefaction, salt domes, Upheaval Dome · no comments
... patient and clever enough to read it. The question is whether observed liquefaction features were generated in a single impact, or ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... sister has a practical test for whether or not offensive shit is funny (I know, I know, this is also of ancient ...
20 Jan 2006: Scientists, Not People
Science: literature, science in pop culture · 8 comments
... sells, if properly displayed: I wanted to know whether lab lit would sell if readers were made aware of it as a genre. To ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... racism allows this group to presumptuously fling about (whether they are the 'benevolent liberal' sort or out and out malicious), but ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... around me, and I'm stuck in it, breathing it, part of it, whether I like it or not. And sometimes, I do stupid racist things--not in an ...
11 Nov 2005: Friday iTunes iChing: Guantanamo
Politics: Friday random ten, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, iTunes iChing · 4 comments
... as a senior showcase in high school. The House is deciding whether a strange apparition is a woman or a fox, and the Inside is, indeed, ...
12 Sep 2005: The 4th Circuit Pees on the 4th Amendment
Politics: civil liberties, fascist police states, FEMA · 2 comments
... to tell us that some churches had already enquired into whether they could send a van or bus on Sundays to pick up any occupants of ...
6 Sep 2005: Berkeley Time
Personal, Politics: art, Berzerkeley, co-op living · 10 comments
... Applied Queer Theory: There's an ongoing debate about whether or not painting over some Ani DiFranco lyrics in the stairwell was ...
9 Jul 2005: Medical things I do not know answers to
Science: guest posts, medicine · 9 comments
... We have been unable to come to a conclusion about whether they would read accurately if placed on my gnarly finger (which has ...
30 Jun 2005: Offloading Tangential Meta-Rape Discussion Gripes
Politics: rape, rhetorical nit-picking, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
... any case. The meta-discussion inevitably centers around whether, when, and how it is appropriate to discuss steps individual women ...
17 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Beach Balls
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... with the dip angle, and its color will vary depending on whether you twisted left or right. (The extra credit question here is to figure ...
16 Jun 2005: Garbage Day
Links, Politics, Science: Caltech, classism, Dianne Feinstein, earthquakes, feminism, flag-burning, rape, welfare · 4 comments
... J. Res. 12, a resolution that would let the people decide whether they want a constitutional amendment to protect the American ...
18 May 2005: Autodatamining
Meta: data mining, Weighted Words, WordPress · 5 comments
... lately. Without speculating as to why this might be, or whether or not any of all y'alls would be interested in such a thing, here are ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... data! Unfortunately, the legislature has not yet clarified whether this is meant to apply to data acquired by means of one's own original ... such uncertain and unsettled curricular questions as: Whether or not "bephallicled" is actually a word (English; linguistics) Where ...
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... right to their own body may be taken away at any moment, whether through rape, "decency" laws like those in Iran, unwanted pregnancy, or ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... about ginormous trilobites probes the important issue of whether or not various extinct arthropods would've been delicious. To what ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... garbage. Which leaves us with the question of whether or not class is a piece of extraneous garbage. It's been my experience ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... herself up to courtship without any indications at all whether there is the trustworthiness to justify it. [...] [I]f we're talking ... a conversation about meeting people on the street, and whether or not women should avoid that if possible, and what kinds of dating ...
13 Feb 2005: Someone’s A Bit Paranoid
Meta: cladistics, ducklings, family, fan mail, mammals, monkeys · 4 comments
... are tree shrews. After that, there's some dispute as to whether it's bats and flying lemurs or bunnies** and rodents. secret ...
9 Dec 2004: Abortion Post Omega
Politics: abortion, ethics · 7 comments
... uninterested in the Lakoffish blah-de-blah about whether or not it's politically savvy to display such an interest) but this is ...
28 Sep 2004: Movies Lately
Human Fuzzies: media politics, movie reviews · 1 comment
... kind of epistimologic privilege it clearly hasn't earned. Whether it's because people think the sum of all lies is truth, or what, I ...
7 Mar 2004: Investing With Your Values
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, investing, money, socially responsible investment · 3 comments
... on the altar of social responsibility, nervous about whether or not socially responsible investment can actually make a difference, ...
8 Dec 2003: Peer Review the Asbestos Way
Politics, Science: · 1 comment
... in an open-minded and unbiased manner. Factors relevant to whether an individual satisfies these criteria include whether the individual: has any financial interests in the matter at ...
9 Nov 2003: What I’m Reading
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... same as a picture of a pine tree? Also, I can't figure out whether Mt. Wilson is shaped like a dragon, or a person putting on his clothes, ...
9 Jul 2003: The Difference Between Shit and the Internet
Whimsy: blogular wanking, feces, Internet overload, shit · 36 comments
... differences, of course, but if you're ever confused about whether something is shit or the Internet, this should be enough to ...
15 Nov 2002: Committee Committee
Personal, Politics: bureaucracy, Caltech · 1 comment
... not to be appointed to committees here; I haven't decided whether or not this is a good thing, and I've no oomph left to ruminate. Thank ...
2 Sep 2002: Sapirior Speech
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... check out the comment thread on The Naked Tiny discussing whether or not E-Prime and queer theory should have a fight. I don't have much ...
8 Jun 2002: rock and roll
Links: city slickerhood, guest posts, human hamster balls · 2 comments
... I was thinking about whether I had anything to say about rocks on this here nominally rock-themed ...
28 May 2002: Link Your Thirst
Meta: · no comments
... I am one of the liberals, I am one of the manly men. Whether or not one can properly define an individual as the intersection of ...
30 Jan 2002: I Heart Time Cube
Whimsy: crackpots, time cube · 1 comment
... I felt like I needed to know more, so I asked Mr. Ray whether, according to Time Cube theory, 4 was the ONLY number; He explained ...
14 Jan 2002: Goats
Links: · no comments
... difficult form, the problem requires that you first decide whether you would rather have a large sum of money, or a goat; this is the form ...
2 Dec 2001: gender-bender
Meta: · no comments
... in to various neat little systems of stereotypes, and whether that has any meaning when related back to piteous blogland ...
25 Oct 2001: image games
Meta: · no comments
... from the bosom of a thread in hesitant firmness, all about whether or not I consider each of my pseudonyms to have a distinct personality, ...
28 Jul 2001: an audience at last!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... calculus), I should seriously sit down and think about whether or not the unexamined life is really worth living. And to a certain ...