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Entries Tagged as 'Weirdness'

I’m a Google triplet

March 21st, 2007 · 16 Comments

It dawned on me recently that I’ve had access to the internet for nearly 20 years.
20 years.
In 1987, not long after starting college at the University of Chicago, I began to explore the Unix systems and quickly learned that there was an enormous interconnected world of information to be tapped into. I […]

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Tags: Internet · Weirdness

Where do you serve the subpoena? The Hall of Justice in Metropolis?

March 2nd, 2007 · 11 Comments

So here I am, trying to do some serious writing tonight, and the table of contents for this month’s Archives of Disease in Childhood shows up in my inbox. Six out of ten times I don’t even bother to read through it, even though I’m an ad hoc reviewer for it, and even though it’s […]

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Tags: Humor · Pediatrics · Weirdness

For the love of spiders …

March 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

OK. This has nothing to do with medicine, oncology, hematology, or health policy. It’s just something fun. And to some extent it was prompted by an episode of On Point with Tom Ashbrook (WBUR) featuring Greta Binford, an arachnologist, and her adventures with (ugh) spiders. You can listen to the show here […]

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Tags: Weirdness

Late night procrastinating …

March 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Courtesy of Girl, MD … How Many of Me!

There are:32people with my namein the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

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What, no padded cargo bay?

February 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments

“I thought the only space traveler who wore a wig and an adult diaper was William Shatner.”
–David Letterman
In light of the recent lapse in judgement by one of NASA’s finest (which you can read about ad nauseum by Googling ‘weird astronaut’ or some variety thereof), there has been increased scrutiny placed on the mental […]

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Tags: Science · Weirdness