Category Archive: Number 1 Science Information

Mar 21 2008

Thought-provoking quotation of the day

From the science-isn’t-an-exact-science department: A 78-year-old German woman went into the hospital last month to have surgery on her leg. Because of a mixup, Frankenpost reports that she left the Hochfranken-Klinik in Münchberg, Germany, with an artificial anus. [link]

Oct 28 2005

He’s Gay, Jim

First, and most importantly: Sulu comes out at last! Second: Science Daily reports that the Netherlands is considering banning the burka on the grounds that it "could be used to conceal a terrorist." Which strikes me as completely cockamamie–since terrorists can just as easily be concealed in a pair of Dockers, or in a violin …

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