February 2010

A hierarchy of science 2010-02-23

Reported today by FreeBSD’s ”fortune” program:

Psychologists think they’re experimental psychologists.
Experimental psychologists think they’re biologists.
Biologists think they’re biochemists.
Biochemists think they’re chemists.
Chemists think they’re physical chemists.
Physical chemists think they’re physicists.
Physicists think they’re theoretical physicists.
Theoretical physicists think …
Spot on 2010-02-21

She hurt me.

A rusty kitchen knife dropping accidentally into deep scar tissue; ripping open a flesh that remembered an age old pain. An innocuous surface earthquake; well placed, and soon cracks appear at the bottom of a long extinct volcano and lets a sulphuric emulsion of nefarious gases and …