Saturday, February 22, 2014

I Depleted Any Ability I Have to Think About Post Titles While I Was at Work

At my new(ish) job, I'm responsible for writing stuff, including product descriptions, social media updates, and blog posts about topics related to the company. The first blog post with my name on it went up this week. Have a look-see:

Nice Plastic Bottle You're Wearing: What You Never Knew About Recycled Fabric

If the post title doesn't interest you, perhaps the fantastic image set I found for the header will:

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Rhapsody in Boo-Hoo

I cried in the car on the way to work today, not because I was upset, but because this song came on the radio, and there's a part in the middle that gets me every stupid time. Today marks the 90th anniversary of its first public performance, where I'm sure plenty of other people also cried like sissies.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Science, Featuring Shrimp and the Sun

(I keep a running tally of phrases that I can see being used as band names. "Shrimp and the Sun" might make it on there.)

I actually learned a lot when researching both of these articles, namely that our sun is probably not as old as some other stars and that shrimp have brains.

Do Shrimp Have a Nervous System?

What Is Meant When Our Sun Is Referred to as a Second Generation Star?