Archive for March, 2010

Losing Points – Quiche and Chai Lattes

Monday, March 15th, 2010

When you really mess up with your wife, you end up in The Doghouse.

How to Lose Points

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

 My co-worker Chris found this.  I don’t know how he can stand MSN as his home page.



Friday, March 12th, 2010

I don’t remember where I found this at the moment.  I think it was found on a college student center bulletin board.


Gold Medal Water Consumption

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

I think we all know this happens, though it’s the Super Bowl in the U.S.

I’ve just never seen it scientifically graphed.

If the implications are not clear, see the explanation here.

National Procrastination Week

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

It’s National Procrastination Week.  Seriously, it’s real.

Actually, it was last week and I just didn’t get around to publishing this.

I saw it on Lifehacker, where you can find some tips for dealing with your … issue.

Do not “Reply All”

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Ever since the dawn of email, there have been issues with email distribution lists and users who do not understand the difference between reply and reply-to-all (‘r’ vs. ‘R’ in the old days) .  It is always amusing to watch an incident unfold, because it’s always the same – the ‘stop replying to all’ traffic so quickly outpaces the ‘reply to all’ traffic.

Flowing Data visualized an incident thus:

How Genetics Works

Friday, March 5th, 2010

I found a new blog today.

I passed over this entry about a dozen times before it clicked.

How Genetics Works

It’s National Grammar Day

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

 March forth on March fourth in support of National Grammar DayReally.

There’s even a society with a website — The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar, “An online journal in which members of The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar document their noble efforts. ” — and a music video featuring Grammar Girl herself.