Buzzing flies are mini Vuvuzelas
I hate it when someone leaves the door open. An open door represents a prime opportunity for some grotesque little fly to enter my home and terrorize my family and me. The indecent little arthropod recently flew into my room and I noticed something slightly brilliant. The buzzing sound of a fly bears a strong resemblance to that of a vuvuzela. Obnoxious Arthropod Vuvuzela
Twitteropoly. Twitterography. Twimbledon.... →
I do declare, I have made myself a twitter once more. Interestingly enough though, the extremely common last name, Taskindoust, was unavailable as a username. In the words of Ja’mie King, “Ugh. So random.”
Terrible Jokes: Biology Edition
In honor of my completion of AP Biology I present to you a compilation of the most horrid biology-related jokes I could find. Did you hear about the famous microbiologist who traveled in thirty different countries and learned to speak six languages? He was a man of many cultures. At NIH (National Institute of Health), there is a sign on the door of a microbiology lab that reads “STAPH...
A story has to be a good date, because the reader can stop at any time…...– Kurt Vonnegut Courtesy of my Writing Fiction textbook
In Sweden, The Men Can Have it All →
Mikael Karlsson owns a snowmobile, two hunting dogs and five guns. In his spare time, this soldier-turned-game warden shoots moose and trades potty-training tips with other fathers. Cradling 2-month-old Siri in his arms, he can’t imagine not taking baby leave. “Everyone does.” From trendy central Stockholm to this village in the rugged forest south of the Arctic Circle, 85 percent of Swedish...
Regina Spektor - Hero
If I ever get a dog, I'm naming it Hamlet.
This scene took place on a British Airways flight...
A white woman, about 50 years old, was seated next to a black man. Very disturbed by this, she called the air hostess. “You obviously do not see it then?” she asked. “You placed me next to a black man. I did not agree to sit next to someone from such a repugnant group. Give me an alternative seat.” “Be calm please,” the hostess replied. “Almost all the...