Once again, thanks to Popular Science magazine, there is a list of the worst jobs in science.
There’s much info available about Professor Jesus Mastache Roman, the scholar who was the unfortunate posthumous victim of a typographical error that converted him into the memorably named Jesus Mustache Roman. Professor Mastache’s son, Alberto Mastache, has compiled a good deal of biographical and other knowledge about Professor Mastache. (Thanks to Alberto Mastache for alerting […]
Norman Hutchins has been banned from every hospital, according to a report by the BBC, and reports elsewhere, including the pervert-reportage-specializing Mirror.
Investigator Wendy Grossman has had an adventure that can be expressed by the equation: y = skeptic + psychic + television Investigator Grossman sent us a full report, with the special instruction to "Be sure to follow the link to the original blog entry in first paragraph."
We have been reading strange reports about the celebrated Dr. Henry Heimlich of Heimlich Maneuver fame. A report in the December 8 issue of the Detroit Metro Times is headlined "Off the Deep End." We ourselves recently encountered and heartily enjoyed the stirring book "Milk: The Deadly Poison," co-authored glowingly by Dr. Heimlich’s wife, Jane […]
Today is a big day for Rub?n Serral Graci?, for two reasons. He is defending his Ph.D. thesis at Universiteit van Amsterdam, and he is the newest member of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS). We hope you will join us in offering our congratulations!
Dr. Judith Reisman, whom we profiled recently, is now reported to be in a new sex-fueled frenzy. Some time right after our profile appeared, Dr. Reisman’s online collection of wonderfully explicit dirty pictures, which she produced so that the public could recognize what to avoid looking at, was removed from her web site. Or perhaps […]
"For cognitive psychologists, the student is the ideal subject. They are our drosophila, those hearty fruit flies studied by geneticists because they breed rapidly and have short lives and can be selectively bred for all sorts of traits." So says Roddy Roediger, in an essay called "What Should They Be Called?"
It is time, once again, to celebrate one of academia’s most memorable courses: “Frankenstein in America: Science, Technology, and Values in the United States,” American Studies Program, Indiana University (1997). A202, Section 0343, Spring 1997 Kenneth D. Pimple, Ph.D. Tuesday-Thursday 8:00-9:15 am, Ballantine Hall 333 Description The name “Frankenstein” evokes the very clear image of […]
Having in recent days saluted Doctor Nurse, Doctor Student, and Doctor Modest, we now salute a Modest discovery about piercing and lactation. And a special salute to the modest doctor who made the discovery.