Monthly Archives: July 2009

Company Denies its Robots Feed on the Dead

Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. and Robotic Technology Inc. have sent out a press release denying that their new robot will feed on the dead. “It’s a vegetarian!”, they claim. Desecration of the dead is a war crime under Article 15 of the Geneva Conventions, and is certainly not something sanctioned by DARPA, Cyclone or RTI. […]

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Neuroscience and Feminism

Call for Papers: With the recent advances in imaging and genetic technologies, the last decade has witnessed an explosion of work on human cognitive and affective functioning. Among some of the more publicized work is that on sex differences. Basing research on neuroscience lends studies particular credibility in the public mind, with the result that […]

Tuna Texas takes on Vegas

I just got back from seeing Tuna Does Vegas.  If you’ve never seen Tuna Texas in any of it’s incarnations, you’re missing a hilariously good time.  Joe Sears and Jaston Williams portray an astounding cast of characters, rotating in and out in set changes that are so fast it’s hard to track them. They hail […]

Summer Reading

I’ve been playing around with to keep track of what I’m reading, and to get ideas from my friend’s reading lists. Here’s the widget that sort of tracks my reviews as books get moved to the “read it” pile. If you’ve got a goodreads account, and want to share your reading list, please ping […]

Essential Hair Repair

When one keeps an Igor, one will find that one spends an inordinate amount of time outside under the burning rays of the DayStar, and often submerged in water saturated with either salt or chlorine.  None of these are terribly good for one’s hair. However, repairing the damage is pretty simple.  Here’s the formula for […]