Greg Dorsainville

Living the Science Life

Tag / humor

September 8, 2009

The Lighter Side of Science

I realized that not everyone who reads this blog may be cognizant of the funniest, nerdiest webcomic on the planet. So today I am correcting that problem. xkcd ( finds the humor in math, science, and geek pop culture. Research can be an incredibly serious academic pursuit, and it’s important to be able to step …

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April 6, 2009

Interesting science news 4-6-09

Science, science everywhere, so let’s drink up! Here is a nice mix of news that may make you revisit your ideas of how our world works. For all those global warming skeptics out there, we have ice shelves the size of large states breaking up; for other the supernatural believers  in addition to this video) …

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March 26, 2009

jokes and memory

That onion article i posted earlier reminded me of a great NY Times article i read recently on memory and jokes, specifically, why is it so hard to remember jokes. I love this part: And there are plenty of other similarly illuminating examples of memory’s whimsy and bad taste — like why you may forget …

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