Search Results: wrong
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
Happy Independence Day, Americans! Aren't you glad you live in 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 conc ...
24 May 2015: Cooking with Lilac
Food: cocktails, lilac, Oleraceae · no comments
... lilac for elderflower syrup in a recipe has never done me wrong. Last but not least, this is one of my staples, and I'm surprised I ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... about slaughtering and butchering your own meat, which are wrong: If you can't bring yourself to personally kill a food animal, you ...
Politics, Science: · 8 comments
... - Stephen Hall's writeup for Nature is a good one. If I'm wrong about either of the points above please correct me, because those are the ... the science. It's about the fact that science gave the wrong answer. *Yes, a timely reminder of "drop, cover, hold" or the ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... coagulating is important here and I might be getting it wrong, but as best I can tell, they are two different forms of what is ...
18 Jul 2011: This Year’s Nocino Recipe
Food: infusions, Juglandaceae, liqueurs · no comments
... relative to Italy's, on National Pie Day) but tradition is wrong. I'm still figuring out how to tell when a liqueur needs more time on the ...
17 Jul 2011: Winnowing Money Plant Seeds
Food: Brassicaceae, foraging, seeds · 1 comment
... I just have unrealistic expectations, maybe I was doing it wrong, or maybe the flattened money plant seeds are just unusually good at ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... overnight. The results taste good but the texture is all wrong - the flowers are too small to sink your teeth into, so it just feels a ... brain while I was cooking the soup. You can't go too far wrong with brown butter (unless it ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... to hear from people about where I've gotten things wrong, and what should be on this list that I've ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... it's from the New York Times last November). Don't get me wrong, I love the Richter scale - but I love it like you will always love the ... to be in Southern California, or everything would go wrong. Similar amplitude/distance relationships were found for other regions; ...
27 Jan 2009: Academic Citation
Aimless: · 1 comment
... initially set out to test X, but something went horribly wrong. However, we have salvaged from the mess a couple of wishy-washy ...
13 Jan 2009: Have We Really Reached “Peak Water”?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... because I convinced myself that I was probably maybe sorta wrong, and not just because we are mining the Ogallala... but now I can't ...
12 Jan 2009: Listen to Earthquakes
Links: · 3 comments
... clicking noises. Obviously I'm still doing something wrong in the processing necessary to translate from a 10 minute seismogram, ...
Politics, Science: climate change, environmentalism, sustainability, unfinished drafts · 6 comments
... but when I saw this, I immediately wanted to prove T-rex wrong. Wear Gloves - Last night we gave in and ran the heater for the first ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... lots of us uneasy because they're somehow making the wrong choice. They make us uneasy because they remind us that we have no ...
16 Dec 2008: Red Bean Xenoliths Janessa
Food, Science: baked Alaska, desserts, failed experiments, lava, meringue, recipes · 6 comments
... Please see the comments for an explanation of why this is wrong. A baked Alaska also relies on timing, and the slow speed of heat ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
Welcome to the 65th biweekly showcase of the feminist blogosphere! Here's just a taste of what's inside: Owning privilege is not about feeling ashamed, it is about acknowledging the benefits that one receives without having to work for them. And now today ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... but when some slobberfaced lecher looks at you the wrong way in the afternoon they are revealed to have been unprofessionally ... drawn with very fine camel-hair brushes, but you would be wrong. Mostly, from a long way off they look like ...
Science: · 14 comments
... a few of his more beguiling errors. So. What's wrong with this picture? To start, let me show you what Chalko's graph ...
17 Jun 2008: Another Lusi Update
Aimless: · 4 comments
... from the drilling well is based on a study that used the wrong data and assumption," Edy Sutriono, drilling expert at Lapindo, told a news conference. "Wrong data"? That, my dear readers, is a mentita. It's also hilarious. While I ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... and San Simeon, California - we already knew what was wrong. The real problems are social, political, and economic: We have lots of ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... motor oil, pesticides) and if the soil is configured just wrong, those chemicals can potentially make it down to the water table and ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... the world, and even though everyone makes mistakes, being wrong is a Big Deal*. Criticism should be leveled only with a great deal of ... of our criticism will lose face, and because we might be wrong and boy wouldn't that be embarrassing. Bloggers, on the other hand, ...
25 Mar 2008: The Five Emotions of Thesis-Writing
Aimless: · 13 comments
... bleeps and bloops whenever I figure out what exactly is wrong with someone else's work. The ability of "robot" to blend what would ...
Science: blog carnivals, debunking, geoblogosphere, national pie day, pie charts · 15 comments
Happy National Pie Day, and welcome to the fifth edition of the Accretionary Wedge, the Internet's premier blog carnival for the earth sciences! First, I have some news for you. Make sure you're sitting down before you read this: Diamonds are not made f ...
17 Jan 2008: RSS Feeds for AGU Journals
Science: academic journals, american geophysical union, RSS · no comments
... offer RSS feeds for new issues*. Dear AGU: What is wrong with you people? You are missing out on the Internet 2.0 social blog ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... sinking. It's sinking due to tectonic forces, being on the wrong side of the plate flexure that's lifting the Alps. It's sinking because ...
31 Dec 2007: Year in Review
Meta: clip show · no comments
Here, Have a Clip Show Post I Really Wanted More Comments On: What would you name as "science world heritage" sites? - Good science heritage sites should force us to consider the process of science, in addition to its results and historical characters. ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... some of the feminist theory) about how focusing on what's wrong inside our heads functions primarily as a way to divert attention from ...
28 Sep 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: UC TA Strike
Politics: academia, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, labor unions · no comments
... it hurts when we fall We lean another ladder against the wrong wall It's not that I don't have explicitly political union ...
2 Sep 2007: Why I’m a Geophysicist
Personal, Science, Teaching: college education, turning to the dark side · 5 comments
... Wedge is coming soon, and the theme is what the hell is wrong with us why we study geology. I don't have much time to write today - I ...
20 Jul 2007: Where on (Google) Earth? #35
Science, Whimsy: glaciers, google earth, volcanoes, Where on (Google) Earth? · 8 comments
... points will be awarded to anyone who can tell me what is wrong with me that I didn't post a picture of some nice coral atoll ...
10 Apr 2007: Another Earthquake Prediction Failure
Science: earthquake prediction · 4 comments
... on that system is statistically useless, if not completely wrongheaded. Based on a 37-year-long record of seismicity, study author Tom ...
Politics, Science: feminism, media, sexism, women in engineering · 22 comments
... as I can get beyond "Oh, for fuck's sake, what the hell is wrong with you people?". I suggest you do the same. [via ...
3 Mar 2007: Earthquake Folksonomy
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... to nitpick all the things such homebrew theories get wrong, rather than the good observations they are attempting to fit into a ... and observation, and not stomp on it when it gets the wrong ...
12 Oct 2006: Seismograms from North Korea
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... not impossible, of course, but the tectonic setting is all wrong, and no similar shallow events have been observed in the area before. We ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... use of the word "ructions", but is pedantic, boring and wrong about everything else. Blogs 2, Traditional Media 0. * It is the ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... aren't mutually exclusive metaphors, and neither of us is wrong, but when there's significant tension between personal desire and social ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... reactions is because their claims are seen, rightly or wrongly, as part of a larger argument about gender equity in the sciences. ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... and the likelihood of the landlady's gardener mowing the wrong spot. So she started praying over the tomatoes. She invoked the sun, ...
24 Apr 2006: Brains in Jars Have Needs Too
Politics, Science: academia, mentoring, science studies · no comments
... fulfilling the needs of members of the profession. Is it wrong for me to think of mentoring as something that fills in the gaps created ...
23 Feb 2006: About Aboutas Aboutamus
Human Fuzzies: pirate jokes, words, writing · 4 comments
... sounds fancier and more professional. What on earth is wrong with the word "about"? It seems to me to be a perfectly good word, that ...
20 Jan 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Martian Edition
Science, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, Mars · 2 comments
... rest of this, it's likely that I'd enter the field on the wrong side of history - cruel, cruel ...
8 Dec 2005: AGU Four
Links, Personal, Politics: american geophysical union, feminism, peer review, pharmacists, socks · 3 comments
... socks that said "Advances in Complexity". Maybe I'm in the wrong discipline. Wendy has a good plan for revenge on pharmacists who won't ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... and I haven't studied it in detail, so I could be wrong. **Member vs. resident is a deliberate word choice here; the division is ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... the right kind of sand and gravel, because if you use the wrong kind, your bulk material will react with the cement. Instead of forming a ...
1 Sep 2005: Lookit Me I’m So Privileged
Personal: army corps of engineers, Atchafalaya, dams, levees, Mississippi River · 1 comment
... they bleed because that'll stop the itching, etc. Is it wrong of me to wonder if the Army Corps of Engineers could just blow the Old ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... rather than some drooling yokel who goggles at the wrong statues. Whenever I've read all the books I have with me plus the latest ...
22 Jul 2005: Friday Roch blogging: multilingual edition
Human Fuzzies: guest posts, hockey, rock blogging · no comments
... I read the story first, I read it as someone who got the wrong hockey shirt -- the Leafs instead of the Habs! -- but eventually I grew ...
9 Jul 2005: Medical things I do not know answers to
Science: guest posts, medicine · 9 comments
... explode. I would like to find out, unless of course I am wrong and my bladder would literally explode, in which case I am far happier ...
1 Jun 2005: Modern Society
Links, Politics: health care, impeach Bush, Internet activism, telephony · 5 comments
... about spider penises again - not that there's anything wrong with that. Lovable leftist Ampersand is interviewed by the (presumably ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... in looking into that particular issue. It features the wrong flavor of sexism, and is inconvenient for the faithful of the "male ... who present this as a nice happy love story, but you're wrong to confuse the producers of Access Hollywood with the High Priestesses of ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... afraid. For me, it's essential to reiterate that this is wrong because I need to acknowledge that it would be as wrong for me as it was for Ratzinger. It's far more important, really, than my ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... They just say "oh" in that oh, my assumption was wrong, I feel kinda silly way, and I feel like I've killed a planned or ...
18 Feb 2005: Friday!
Links: games, puzzles · 1 comment
Not Pr0n - best riddle game I've played in a while. I'm currently stuck on level 10... yar! Safe for work, but does have sound. Wear headphones. ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... in a man, lest I be seen as inviting too much of the wrong kind of attention, and perhaps get myself into real trouble. (How many ...
1 Jan 2005: Extension of Radio Silence
Personal: blog status updates, Christmas · 2 comments
... it's okay to shop during my layover! I could choose the wrong rental car company! God forbid I ever choose the wrong rental car ...
9 Dec 2004: Abortion Post Omega
Politics: abortion, ethics · 7 comments
... a bunch of straw men a good drubbing for displaying the wrong emotions about such a universe (or possibly they're tin men in this ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... Below the fold, I am right and everybody else is wrong! Except Patricia Beattie Jung, who is way ahead of me. We all know by ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... they're interrupted YET AGAIN, and why it is so fucking wrong for men to say patronizing things like, "don't be insulting, or you'll ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... now I think the whole Federalism argument is just flat-out wrong irrelevant: it's not about Federalism and the power of the individual ...
17 Aug 2004: Political Gear Extravaganza
Politics: · no comments
... Cafepress so far is the Kerry's a Commie Camisole. Alas, wrong side. John Kerry, kung fu master is a step in the right direction, but ...
9 Aug 2004: Weekend Recap
Personal: video games · no comments
... ask him to autograph my breasts. But is that really so wrong? This year, I moved from appreciating California Extreme the way one ...
24 May 2004: Someone’s An Excuse
Meta: · 1 comment
... minuet. It does not even waltz, so you're knocking on the wrong rock there. i like dogs Dogs that minuet! Inside a kaleidoscope! With ...
11 May 2004: Mud-Thirsty Bees
Whimsy: · 1 comment
... circles, some twitching, some dead. It's obvious what's wrong with the second two types, but the first type has been a mystery. Those ...
5 Apr 2004: Whoa
Meta: spam · no comments
... resembling "goat" or "tub". What in God's name is wrong with the ...
18 Oct 2003: Joe Jonah Euclid
Human Fuzzies: · 5 comments
... IF we Debate this. It does not matter IF people have the wrong opinion. It ONLY matters IF it is TRUE. Long Term. The younger ...
3 Sep 2003: More Maps!
Aimless: · 4 comments
... one another? Or perhaps "reinforce one another" is the wrong expression, if you consider maps to be means and not ends (I'm not sure I ...
6 Jul 2003: Loving for Jesus Years
Personal: · no comments
... is wrong for people my age to be getting married. Conservatively religious people ...
24 Jun 2003: Am I an Ex-Academic?
Personal: · 3 comments
... approach was unfruitful. Apparently my instincts are just wrong. These are motivational and pedagogical problems, but I never got the ...
10 Jun 2003: A Strenuous Arrangement
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... when I leave the high register, and I tend to shake at the wrong frequency. I plan to compensate for this with an audience of academic ...
1 Apr 2003: Score One Random
Links: · 5 comments
Here's one I found through the referral logs: WebCollage, a splattered collection of random internet pictures. You'd think there'd be lots of porn, but amazingly enough, you'd also be wrong. ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... tingling chemical afterburn. Salt Water You can't go wrong with salt water. It doesn't change the taste of your mouth (except to ...
9 Dec 2002: 19 down, 30 to go
Personal, Politics: · 11 comments
... your judgement. Harmless? I mean, fuck. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure having sex with someone who is obviously too stoned ...
27 Aug 2002: Go Away
Personal: · no comments
... her head. I hate when people do that. What on earth is wrong with a simple, apologetic shrug? Especially when your workplace keeps ...
27 Jun 2002: I’m Done! Whee!
Personal, Politics: · 1 comment
... pop culture feminism has somewhere gone terribly, terribly wrong) ... look, just fuck off, okay? It's not so much the sexual ...
18 Jun 2002: stupidity does vex me
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... is to say "sorry, we screwed up." and to make amends. The wrong response is to suggest that the customer is unreasonable to have possibly ...
11 Jun 2002: Ah, My Virgin Eyes!
Human Fuzzies: denmark, soccer · 5 comments
... mistakes. "Yorgensen" and "Yurgensen," they're both wrong, but for flying out ridiculous can't you just pick one and stick with ...
5 Jun 2002: Like A Virgin
Meta: blogular wanking, fan mail, guest posts · 3 comments
... soup awaits... I'm sorry, you've got the wrong blog: that would be here. Thank you, and do come ...
6 May 2002: Holland Ain’t Kansas
Politics: Europe, obituaries · no comments
... the one won by a dead man and his widow. You just can't go wrong with that sort of thing - who can run a smear campaign against a grieving ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... teachers, but they don't quite realize what they're doing wrong. So for the love of elvis, tell them! Especially if it's an easy fix, ...
3 Apr 2002: Dinosaur Lecture Hall
Personal: · 3 comments
... nonsensical technical terminology, the emphasis on all the wrong words - especially words like "you should find" and "trivial." Every time ...
31 Mar 2002: Catching Up with Someone
Meta, Whimsy: · 8 comments
... and simple fixes for anyone who cares to tell me what's wrong, why it's wrong and exactly what I should do about it... but otherwise you're shit outta ...
19 Mar 2002: Free Theorems Yum Yum
Personal: · 2 comments
... se there were many times when the mountains were in the wrong part of the sky. Magical suburb-fairies are vengeful ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... may think some of the ideas contained therein are silly or wrong or whatever, but I've never thought it a Bad Thing to put half-formed, silly, or wrong ideas in a blog for public display; quite the contrary! Feedback is good, ...
20 Feb 2002: Lonely Thrust Faults
Personal: · no comments
... chug through three metric tons of algebra to find that I'm wrong. More importantly, though, I stop assuming that I'm the only one who ...
12 Feb 2002: Your Mom’s a Civic Duty
Personal: · no comments
... and laughing, because it knows how to pick the exact wrong time to call me in for jury duty. May God damn it. Also, one of my spams ...
27 Dec 2001: so you noticed
Meta: blogtinkery · no comments
... simply have to subtract a few hours. The only thing wrong is that my ears don't move like flippers, and also I don't have spines ...
24 Nov 2001: I know America
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... that comes when you grow up in a place, but I was wrong. I do miss things about the States, and they're popping out of this book, ...
23 Nov 2001: synchronizing
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... yes, I should have known better, but god damnit what's wrong with just calling 'em romance novels? Sure, they may be targeted at ...
9 Sep 2001: verbal thinker
Personal: · no comments
... an exercise to enliven my prose. Intuitively, this seems wrong somehow - I live and breathe in words, automagically giving English life ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... horrendously mixing up and saying something completely wrong, I'm still trying. So I've been smiling a lot, and I've come to realize ...
22 Jul 2001: Link-O
Meta: blegging, blogtinkery · no comments
... a small selection of web rings on the main page. It feels wrong, and underdone somehow, as my previous web sites have all had multiple ...
10 Jul 2001: mmm, fake people
Aimless, Personal: · no comments
... hankering after that expansion pack. What the hell is wrong with me? I suppose the attraction lies in the fact that this is the ...