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SUBNORMALITY! All content copyright Winston Rowntree, 2015. Museum previously seen here and then here. MS Paint Adventures introdoucing, 20104............ the NEWD YEAR Gigapause status: STILL GIGAPAUSED. It's almost over, right? Um, no, sorry. I still have no time estimate, or specific date I am shooting for. 4/13 would be the COOLEST date to shoot for, right? I doubt that's realistic though. Profile: Jebsen Center - Feature - Tufts University When it comes to fighting terrorism, The Fletcher School's Jebsen Center for Counter-Terrorism Studies emphasizes predictive strategies over preemptive action. "Imagine tomorrow, a nuclear device goes off in Cincinnati, Ohio." The frightening scenario is posed by Brig. Gen. Russell Howard (Ret.), whose Fletcher School office is full of papers and mementos from his 37 years of Army service.

Darths and Droids Many of you probably know DM of the Rings. If not, and you are familiar with Lord of the Rings or roleplaying games, you might enjoy it. If you are familiar with both, you will enjoy it. Basically, Shamus Young, the creator, has treated Lord of the Rings as the fantasy campaign of a long-suffering Dungeon Master saddled with all too typical players, and illustrated it in the form of a comic using screencaps from the movies. a softer world: 123 joey The We Are Become Pals book is here! You can buy it right now, for $16 in hardcover! It is a book that feels nice to read, and feels nice to hold in your hand. In hardcover it makes the perfect gift for your own best friend. It’s a hard book to describe, but this is the blurb we came up with:

Comics - Announcing Hiatus. 26 Jan 2012 11:00 am Average Rating: Rate this Comic: SpoonFace , 26 Jan 2012 09:43 am Reply Breaking the Speed of (Light) Thought An announcement a couple of weeks ago claimed that the speed of light had been broken. A pair of German physicists, Dr. Gunter Nimtz and Dr. Alfons Stahlhofen, of the University of Koblenz, claimed that they measured microwave photons – energetic packets of light – traveling “instantaneously” between a pair of prisms. If true, this discovery clearly violates Einstein’s theory of special relativity while raising the possibility of supraluminal (faster than the speed of light) travel.

K.G.B. May 5th, 2010 ♥ by: Hwan Another week, another K.G.B.! Can you believe we are already at the end of Chapter 4!?! Next week will be the last chapter for the first season so BRACE YOURSELF! Korean! -Last panel: 나중에 보자. Solve Puzzles for Science Hey everyone! I will be leading a Science Café about Foldit at the Southpaw Social Club, in San Diego, on April 28. The purpose of the event is to engage with the community in a casual, comfortable setting to talk about the exciting science of protein folding and the Foldit computer game. There will be a short presentation on the science behind Foldit, but the event is mostly dedicated to Q & A and open discussion with the audience.

Fantasy Webcomic Comic Graphic Novel It’s finally time to present the submissions placed between the positions 13 and 25 of the Sandra and Woo and Gaia artwork contest. There are some great works of art to be seen here, partially thanks to the extension of the submission period. I would like to thank all artists who have submitted a drawing or other piece of art. Todd Allison & the Petunia Violet Manga RELEASED:Apr 19, 2011 LAST UPDATED:Apr 19, 2011 BLANKS STATUS:Missing (28 of 28) NeuroLogica Blog Jan 13 2017 Cognitive Biases in Health Care Decision Making This was an unexpected pleasant find in an unusual place. The Gerontological Society of America recently put out a free publication designed to educate patients about cognitive biases and heuristics and how they can adversely affect decision making about health care. The publication is aimed at older health care consumers, but the information it contains is applicable to all people and situations. It is a well written excellent summary of common cognitive biases with a thorough list of references.

Comics at Daily Kos (Click to enlarge) There were so many mind-blowingly illogical quotes in Roberts' McCutcheon v. FEC opinion, it was hard to pick just one for the cartoon. Another classic: NOVA Can Wind Turbines Make You Sick? Residents living in the shadows of wind turbines say the sound is making them sick. But so far the science isn't there.

As far as I know xkcd is the original stick figure comic and is still the best! by tedero Jan 29

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