Monthly Archives: February 2006

Useless Sign of the Month

This past weekend the cub scouts toured the local waste-water treatment plant. I was surprised to learn that many of the processes they use these days are biological (biochemical) rather than chemical. As a taxpayer, I approve heartily: bacteria, protists, … Continue reading

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Tech students make indestructible mug

Cool. I don’t remember my alma mater ever being a /. target before. Apparently they’ve made an indestructible mug. “They” being the materials sciences people. Dirt diggers, in other words. (Back in the day it was just C.S. students and … Continue reading

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Pretty view of the Quad

Here’s another photograph I’ve been meaning to upload. This is the Quad back in the fall sometime. I’m standing next to Hodge Hall looking over at Miller Chapel, and Stuart Hall in the background.

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Blondes: more fun for 200 years

According to this article, blondes are dying out: A study by the World Health Organisation found that natural blonds are likely to be extinct within 200 years because there are too few people carrying the blond gene. According to the … Continue reading

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How To…write like a theologian

If certain Swiss/German theologians had written the Book of Genesis, it would read thusly: In the beginning, inception, initiation, and inauguration, God in freedom, liberty, and unconstrained volition, created, established, ordained, fashioned, and made heaven and earth, land and sky, … Continue reading

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Han & Chewie & me..

According to this quiz I belong on the crew of the Millenium Falcon. I’d include their link but it makes incorrect assumptions about how it ought to be formatted on my site. I haven’t seen some of the shows they … Continue reading

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I’m not dead yet.

I’m back. I’m back-logged, too. Tomorrow I preach in Miller Chapel and I can tell you a five-minute sermon is even harder than a 15 minute one. (I finished it yesterday and it was okay. Then I re-wrote it completely … Continue reading

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