Category: fun

Japanese Rock Ode to a Telescope

If you love music and astronomy, this is the coolest video you will see all day. If you love music and radio astronomy, this is the coolest video you’ll see all month, at least. The Japanese rock band ACIDMAN released…

CapeNerdGirls meet Discovery

Four women. Four Ph.D. projects on hold. One car (minus one bumper). One space shuttle orbiter on its final mission. Memories to inspire for a lifetime. Thus begins the story of this week’s adventure on Discovery Space. We dubbed our…

I’m not a freak, you know…

Taking a tiny break from massive amounts of work, and found this: How have I never seen that before?! Fantastic. “A Bit of Fry and Laurie” is on Netflix instant watch. Sweet! In case you don’t get the reference… check…

Friggin’ Piranhas!

I have to say, I’m a wee bit jealous of my buddy and fellow bellydancer Alla as she travels the WORLD with UVa’s Semester at Sea. Here she is floating on the Amazon, learning about piranha’s first-hand from a tour…

Children of the Daleks

I swear. My office-neighbor Gail finds the best stuff on the internet. Don’t those exterminating kiddies look so darn happy! WANT. Think I could fit? (Yeah, I know, the post-a-day thing not going so well. But better than it used…

The Face in your Bellybutton

Somehow, I missed out on being part of an excellent experiment at SciOnline a few weeks ago. A group of scientists and science communicators have teamed up to explore the “wildlife of the body” through Belly Button Diversity. They took…

The Doctor is White and Nerdy

The new DSBK group is awesome! And they completely wore me out. So, for today, we’re getting a little white and nerdy… (I don’t remember who sent it to me first, I’m sorry! It was probably Gail, but whoever it…