It's only mine because it holds my suitcase.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Oh but this is a pretty pic

I know, on an abstract level, that camera lenses are intricate and delicate things, but to see them meticulously cut in half rather drives the point home, don't you think?

Monday, June 23, 2008

That's a relief

Our planet is not at risk from the world's most powerful particle physics experiment, a report has concluded.

Thank goodness. The entirely plausible threat postulated by idiots who don't understand science and therefor fear it has been debunked.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Romans Used 20-Sided Dice Two Millennia Before D&D

Many of us geeks take great pride in the ability to recite the history of role-playing games based on the 20-sided die, but what about the history of the die itself? Apparently it predates the original Dungeons and Dragons by almost two millenia.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Danny Boy - Muppet Style

I was too young to appreciate them when they were first popular and too cynical to appreciate them during their revival; only now am I beginning to realize how much the Muppets rocked.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Lomedae, wed

Proof positive of the joyous occasion. They seemed a bit dazed at the time, mostly, I suspect, because everything happened fairly quickly. In spite of that, it was a lovely ceremony. No hurling of rice, unfortunately. I should have brought some.