Monthly Archives: February 2012

Commentia Dilberta II

I’m a big fan of Dilbert, and like reading/replying to the comments other people make on the strips. Although many forums allow you to watch topics for new messages/comments, United Media Syndicate (UMS) won’t notify me when a new Dilbert … Continue reading

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Sphere of Humanity

If we could hook everyone up to virtual reality, and give them 8 cubic feet of space (1 foot by 1 foot base times up to 8 feet height), we could fit a world population of 7 billion into a … Continue reading

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Marvin the Not-So-Paranoid Android

In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Marvin refers to himself as a “manically depressed robot”. Manic depression (bipolar disorder) refers to someone who experiences large emotional swings: ecstatic one moment and depressed the next. Marvin never experiences ecstacy. His behavior … Continue reading

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It’s Vagina-clock somewhere?

In the song “Chattahoochee”, Alan Jackson notes the Chattahoochee area gets hotter than a “hoochie cootchie”, which, to me, means vagina. If we accept the average temperature of the vagina is 99.6F (same as rectal temperature), Jackson’s merely saying the … Continue reading

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Cheap Jewels!

Electric companies usually price electricity in kilowatthours, with an average kilowatthour costing about 12 cents. While this sounds fairly cheap, they could do even better by pricing in joules. At 12 cents per kilowatthour, a joule costs about 0.0000033 pennies. … Continue reading

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Touch of DST

I’m convinced the Grateful Dead song “Touch of Grey” is at least partly about Daylight Saving Time: Must be getting early, clocks are running late Paint by number morning sky looks so phony Dawn is breaking everywhere, light a candle, … Continue reading

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Big Four Theory

In an episode of the Big Bang Theory, Raj claims he (actually his parents) have only four servants. Later, at a fundraiser, he says he has more servants than the number of people working at the fundraiser, and that number … Continue reading

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Oh, oh, Urine Trouble

In an episode of the Big Bang Theory, Sheldon tells Priya (Raj’s sister) that Raj is supposed to protect her chastity under the Hindu code of Manu. Raj agrees, but Priya reminds Raj that, since he eats beef, Raj would … Continue reading

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DST-roying daylight

Thanks to Daylight Saving Time, Albuquerque’s latest sunrise is at 7:31am MDT on November 3rd, even later than the 7:16am MST sunrise in early January. In fact, if you live south of 46 degrees north latitude (about 60 miles north … Continue reading

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NewReba

In an episode of Reba, Peter Scolari plays a potential love interest for Reba. However, Reba doesn’t feel any “sparks” when he kisses her. Julia Duffy’s character (a regular in the show) says “I saw it [sparks]. Call me” This … Continue reading

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