I was wondering where everyone was going to go for their Holy Week and for some reason, most of my friends whom I polled just said they would stay home. It seems everyone was either trying to enjoy the Holy Week break in the Philippines where all traffic just disappears or everyone was reserving their […]Read more "Back from Bali"
“Sarah McCulloch has a post of the chemical name of Titin, the largest protein discovered, on her blog. Here’s the whole thing in reverse”Read more "Titin – the largest protein discovered – in reverse"
Check out Jayvee Fernandez’s tutorial on how to create your own “More fun in the Philippines” meme. I did this using GIMP (it’s like Photoshop but it’s free!). To add text and change the opacity click on the links here and here.Read more "Beach Jeté. More fun in the Philippines"
hat-tip to insomniamg and Dean Sherwin:Read more "Try Google Swirl!"
Click the image for a higher-resolutionRead more "Typhoon/Tropical Storm Lupit/Ramil update"
All this from NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Satellite. If you are in these areas – I have two words for you – PRE-EMPTIVE Evacuation. to confirm these areas: 1. Download the latest Google Earth and install on your computer and 2. Save the .kml files and view via Google Earth you can go […]Read more "Potential Landslide and Flooding Maps and 30 Day Rainfall Anomalies"
I ran across an HN post (again) on Piotr Wozniak: “The reason the inventor of SuperMemo pursues extreme anonymity, asking me to conceal his exact location and shunning even casual recognition by users of his software, is not because he’s paranoid or a misanthrope but because he wants to avoid random interruptions to a long-running […]Read more "Spaced Repetition Systems (SRS)"