Real Moxie

Woebegone troglodyte hermitage.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Word is virago

The word of the day is virago:
1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage.
2. A woman regarded as loud, scolding, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, or overbearing.
Funny. It makes a little more sense when you read the Latin root.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Disappearing pink dots

Stare at this illusion until the pink dots disappear. It is amazing.

Science photos

award-winning science photos.

Monday, October 17, 2005

Andromeda Galaxy

Here are some amazing infrared pictures of the Andromeda galaxy. The galaxy is on a collision course with our galaxy.

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Letter about math majors

this is an audio post - click to play

Water bridge

This picture of a water bridge is amazing. I had no idea barge traffic could be carried on a bridge over another river.