Daily Archives: Saturday, May 14, 2011

Mental Masturbation

According to one of the definitions in the Urban Dictionary, mental masturbation is: “The act of engaging in impractical/nonproductive mental exercise/thinkings/writings through which a practitioner only comforts oneself mentally. Such acts don’t lead to any constructive results what so ever in … Continue reading

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More Nerd Humor from Climate Scientists

The above video is a humorous little ditty (warning: some profanity) about climate change that I discovered via Joel Makower’s Twitter feed. In my opinion, the nerds in this video push the evidence for the anthropogenic causes of climate change a bit … Continue reading

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More Posts Generate More Page Views: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part II)

One of the first goals of any successful blog is to find ways of driving traffic to one’s site. It is all about getting attention. One of the most obvious initial lessons about blogging is that the higher the cumulative number … Continue reading

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