Daily Archives: October 17, 2005
Posted on October 17, 2005 18 Comments
Athena’s new plush toys: Giant Microbes! Obsessive that I am, I got the whole set: Shigella dysenteriae, Strptococcus pyogenes, Bordetella pertussis, Rhinovirus, Orthomyxoviridus and Streptococcus pneumoniae, all one million times size, plush, and with totally non-accurate eyes. As you can see, Athena is entirely thrilled. I do sometimes wonder if 20 years from now my […]
Posted on October 17, 2005 22 Comments
I do believe this is my favorite Penny Arcade strip of all time. And that’s saying something. It helps to have been a nervous new dad at some point, however. Also, don’t click through if you don’t want to be mildly disturbed for the rest of the day.
Clouds and Sun
Posted on October 17, 2005 7 Comments
Normally I don’t suggest pointing one’s camera at the sun. But in this case the resulting picture was worth it. Mmmm… lens flare.
The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies — Officially Out!
Posted on October 17, 2005 157 Comments
The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies is now officially available for purchase here in the US (it’s been out in the UK for a couple of weeks now), and naturally, I encourage each and every one of you to enter through the doors of your nearest bookseller and proclaim in a loud, clear and confident […]
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