20 February 2006

Curiousities

A great little ode to how hard it is to find those jeans you live in; by a fellow TWM alumnus.

Jon Stewert will host the Oscars and in a recent NYT article he was the only one who seemed to have any real perspective on the matter. Or rather, appropriate lack thereof. As he says "This is a reward. If I made my living hosting awards shows, then this would be a perilous track, I guess."

The new Mendelian genetics: ww = wizard.

Not just naming stars, now you can have your very own slime mould beetle species.

"I think right now we’re in an anti-intellectual period in the United States, but I think the pendulum will swing back in the other direction again." An interview with Alan Lightman, scientist and author of Einstein's Dreams.

1 comment:

writersbloc gal said...

thanks for linking and suggesting american eagle. will definitely chck it out!