Tag Archives: science

Friday Fun Link – Camping Hifi

Bluetooth speaker in a bucket…

What Are Some Books That Everyone Studying Biology Should Read?

Actually, anyone who wants to be informed about the world around them should read many of these books.

Saturday Snap – Thrasher

I have no idea what move this is (ollie?) but Pace assures me that it’s cool. šŸ˜‰

Librarian Says “Too Many MLAs” The Sequel! #skpoli #saveSKLibraries #yqr #yxe

So, yesterday’s post about “MLA says Saskatchewan has too many libraries. Librarian says Saskatchewan has too many MLAs” has become my most viewed post of all-time. Within 24 hours, it’s blown away my previous record holder which, ironically, was about a random encounter I had with Brad Wall, soon after he axed the Film Tax […]

My Trip Advisor Review of @SandosCaracol #allinclusive Eco Resort (with bonus pictures)

It’s still pending approval on Trip Advisor but I thought I might as well post my review of Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort, the all-inclusive we just stayed at here as well (with bonus photos, external links, and a few other edits/additions)… [Edit: This might not end up being my Trip Advisor review after all. Ā I got […]

How Louie CK Tells A Joke

I have so many “mini-interests” in my life and comedy is one things I’ve long loved (I remember going into the Luther College library in undergrad intending to do a paper that was due the next day, stumbling upon a book on the “philosophy of comedy” or some such thing and then ending up doing […]

The Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives Is Deeper Than You Think

It might not be as simple as people consciously choosing which philosophies they prefer to follow – whether we’re liberal or conservativeĀ  might be part of our deeper psychology.   According to the experts who study political leanings, liberals and conservatives do not just see things differently. They are differentā€”in their personalities and even their […]

Friday Fun Link – Politics By Profession

  This site breaks down the political preferences of different professions. No surprise to see that librarians tend to be very liberal leaning. Ā (I heardĀ a good line recently – someone observed: “What’s the easiest way to tell if someone’s a liberal or a conservative? Ā Ask them if they’ve read a book in the past year.” […]

Friday Fun Link – Google’s Infinite Drum Machine

Google has a site where you can create beats using artificial intelligence and everyday sounds. It works for me on mobile but gives an error message on my laptop advising me to use Chrome – which is the browser that I use. But anyhow, even with the weird glitch, wanted to share as it’s a […]

The Math Behind The Game Spot It!

Sasha and I were playing Spot It! today and it got me thinking how the game manages to have such a vast number of cards and yet there’s always one (and only one) match in the 16 (well, technically 15) symbols shown on any two random cards. (I totally love how the Internet can answer […]