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Firefox crop circle

It’s for real: Google Map image, aerial photo, open source documentation of crop circle construction. As seen at Making Light where it’s called “Geekiest Thing EVAR”

Blogging in the name of science

Measuring the speed of meme. [via Davos Newbies] Help out Acephalous, who wishes to know how much effect a single blog post can have as it crosses the ‘sphere. Acephalous requests: Here’s what I need you to do: 1. Write a post linking to this one in which you explain the experiment. (All blogs count, […]

Coincidence? You decide

Drove by a gas station, noticed that prices began to creep higher. Recalled this graph plotting gas prices. Note how they drop in time for election day, and then head up again.

Two years, the man said. Two years.

Just listened to a podcast where Merlin “43 Folders” Mann interviews David Allen (Mr. Getting Things Done). David Allen says it takes two years to really get this habit/process/trait into your life. It makes my internal whines (why is this so hard?) better and worse. All at once.

hey, yall! What kind of english do you speak?

My results: Your Linguistic Profile: 50% General American English 15% Dixie 15% Yankee 5% Upper Midwestern 0% Midwestern What Kind of American English Do You Speak? Interesting: Mom grew up in Schenectady, her parents grew up in Colorado and Cambridge, MA/Montana. Dad grew up in Tucson, his parents grew up in Alabama and Nyack, NY. […]

mootins to hold moocards

over at mamamusings. Cool.