The Big Think

September 9, 2008

Shop Time

Filed under: Woodworking — jasony @ 10:09 pm

I haven’t posted on the entertainment center in a while, but it’s not for a lack of work. I’ve put approximately 3 more hours into the finish and both of the bookshelf carcasses are finished! I still have to do the center section, tops, and the doors.
Total time 151 hours, I think.

Kablooey

Filed under: Science — jasony @ 9:07 pm

The best- and worst- case scenarios of the Large Hadron Collider.

Falling Behind?

Filed under: Education,Science — jasony @ 7:44 pm

Science Blog asks the question: does it matter if America falls behind in Science?

Up a Tree

Filed under: Hobbies,Woodworking — jasony @ 7:41 pm

Massive 2 story treehouse.

Quantum Lego

Filed under: Humor and Fun,Science — jasony @ 7:39 pm

Doing the quantum erasure experiment using Lego and the Lego Mindstorms kit.
Freak out, Poindexter!

Lego Simpsons

Filed under: Humor and Fun,Movies — jasony @ 7:33 pm

The Simpsons intro done in Lego. Brilliant!

Big Govt.

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 3:03 pm

The feds will rescue anyone, it seems, except those suckers who dutifully mail their mortgage checks in on time every month.

article here.

Anathem

Filed under: Current Reading — jasony @ 2:58 pm

Neal Stephenson has a new book out. Anathem looks like a thousand pages of reading fun. It’s getting good reviews. Can’t wait until it hits paperback!

Moving the Secret Recipe

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 9:17 am

KFC is transporting its famous Secret Recipe. Funny the levels of security that go into moving a single piece of yellowed paper.

Also interesting that it would probably have been better, from a security standpoint, not to have written a story about it for the internet. I mean, if you want something to be truly secure, why even broadcast any information? Of course, putting something like this out there tends to generate lots of interest in a product complete with news stories and blog posts/links from gullible bloggers who…

wait a second….

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