This is a cross-post from Bryan Gruneberg, shared here with permission. __________________________________________________________________________ Our Sunday morning was a rush. My wife needed to get to work and I had offered to drive with her. If you are thinking that because she has to work on a Sunday she must work a fairly entry level job, possibly in front-of-house […]Read more "Sexist Salespeople in South African Tech Stores"
You’ve heard it before. “Gah, that was such a blond thing to do.” Maybe you’ve even said these things before. I’ve heard every type of person make blond jokes at some point. Blond women, non-blond women, blond men, and non-blond men. For some reason complete strangers find it hilarious to comment on my hair colour. If […]Read more "Stop Making Dumb Blond Jokes"
I’m tempted to start this post by saying something along the usual lines of, “You wouldn’t think this would have to be explained in the year 2015,” but really, really, this shouldn’t even have to be explained in the 1900s to anyone except fringe doctors and psychiatrists. So a bit of background: The MEC for […]Read more "Time for an 1840s science lesson, folks!"
This image was was released in 2010 (I know, not a strong start for a 2014 blog post) but I only discovered it this year when it went viral again thanks to a recent Reddit post. The plucky little Mars Curiosity rover was very busy again this year. This was of course the year that […]Read more "My Favourite Space Pics of 2014"
The I Fucking Love Science Facebook page shared this image from the Scientific Illustration for the Research Scientist page. The maths behind this image is incorrect and I just need to have a little rant about it. According to Interstellar, 1 hour on the water planet = 7 Earth years There are 8,760 Earth hours in […]Read more "“Those aren’t mountains!”"
Lipton Ice Tea is currently running a really cool promo. All you have to do is SMS a unique code to 38598 and you could win one of 18 R5000 cash prizes or an Audi A1. Umf, I would look great in that car. So I live on the light peach Lipton ice tea. It’s […]Read more "Try to Enter & WIN!"
This reminds me of Steve Hofmeyer’s recent comment on Twitter on black people being the architects of Apartheid. Backward, unacceptable views that I’m only used to old white people and immortal lobsters having.Read more "Comic Strip"