Silent 3's medicated musings
Yet another blog that will take up gigs of space, be accessable to anyone on the face of the earth, and will be read by (maybe) three people... If I'm lucky.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Simian Robot Climbs and Rolls to Prep for Challenge
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
"Eat insects for fun, not to help the environment"
You keep using the word "Fun."
I do not think it means what you think it means.
Thought for Today... on Perfection
"More than 3 million parts, making up 700,000 components, were contained in a single Saturn V [rocket]."
So, if 99.99% of those parts worked perfectly ... there would still be 300 parts that could fail.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
McSweeney : Kafka’s Joke Book.
Monday, May 18, 2015
FW: Lab Safety
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Will Eisner’s art helped American troops survive
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Fifty-one year old man sneezes out childhood toy
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
A fine Internet Rule
Without an obvious indication of sarcasm, an extremist and a parody extremist are indistinguishable.
Obit for a Local Legend
F Ptak Science Books - photo archives as well
from my friend Mitch:
F Ptak Science Books
F Ptak Science Books began in 1983 and operated an open shop in
Georgetown, Washington D.C. from 1985-2002. From 2003-2009 we
operated a fine antique map and print store in the heart of the mountain
city of Asheville, North Carolina; from 2009 to now all of our business has
been conducted online. We specialize in unusual, rare and unique material
in the sciences and the history of science, with strong concentrations in
quantum theory, astrophysics, atomic physics, computer science and
Also of principle interest are the developing years of new
fields of science and technology--the telephone to 1890, computer science
to 1955, telegraphy to 1870, automobiles to 1900, powered heavier-than-air
flight to 1920, space flight to 1962, and so on.
Friday, May 01, 2015
: Messenger's Mercury trip ends with a bang, and silence
And what's this thing coming toward me very fast? So big and flat and round, it needs a big wide sounding name like 'Ow', 'Ownge', 'Round', 'Ground'! That's it! Ground! Ha!
... I wonder if it'll be friends with me?