Daily Archives: December 30, 2012

I love philosophical cartoons like this one

I used to teach philosophy of nature (aka cosmology, natural philosophy, etc.) so I particularly appreciate this one. *Warning: some of the other cartoons in the XKCD series may be offensive to some readers, but sometimes the author really hits … Continue reading

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2012 in review – interesting stats!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 24,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Perpetual Learner:
“When should I take my Christmas decorations down?” A surprising number of people ask Google this question. I got a surprising number of hits on a poll I posted on this topic last year.  For…

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