Archive for the News-related Category

The inevitable post about Haiti

Posted in media, News-related, politics, rant with tags , , , , , , on 27/01/2010 by sangomasmith

Even in the sunny south of the world, we still get the news. We also get the shit that goes with it.

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And on that subject… again.

Posted in News-related with tags , , on 21/12/2009 by sangomasmith

Matt Bors brings you a three part explanation. Listen carefully, kiddies. This stuff’s important!

Copenhagen and climate change.

Posted in News-related, politics, rant with tags , , on 21/12/2009 by sangomasmith

Specifically, climate change.

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Climate Pessimism

Posted in Crop science, News-related, Science with tags , , , , , on 11/12/2009 by sangomasmith

Ted Rall makes a valid point: we’re boned. In fact, I doubt if the general public is even aware of exactly how thoroughly this simple fact is accepted in the scientific community.

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Something we don’t agree on…

Posted in musings, News-related with tags , on 11/12/2009 by sangomasmith

I love the idea of clothes that can display video. Now if only they could come up with something similar for tattoos…

This is why we have lab safety guidelines…

Posted in News-related with tags , , on 11/12/2009 by sangomasmith

A chemistry student in Kiev recently managed to blow his jaw off while chewing gum. This, ladies and gentlemen, is why you are not allowed to eat in labs.

Remember kids: some rules are there for your safety.

Assholery, a PSA

Posted in media, News-related, rant with tags , on 10/11/2009 by sangomasmith

We live in a society of assholes.

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