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The Nerd Degree: Time Travel
24 March, 2017

The Nerd Degree: Time Travel

First off, I was super happy with the team name Jeff Clark came up with for us in this episode, “Wibbly wobbly, teamy-weamy thing”. Effing genius.

The Nerd Degree: Brains ajar
23 February, 2017

The Nerd Degree: Brains ajar

This episode was about brains but that does not in any way make it cerebral. I somehow have managed to yet again mention what used to euphemistically be known as “marital aids”. How does this keep happening to me? I’m starting to think it’s not a coincidence.

Why you should get your flu jab
24 May, 2015

Why you should get your flu jab

This week I got a flu jab. I haven’t always taken up the opportunity to get vaccinated against the flu in the past. This and conversations I’ve had with various people over the years leads me to believe a lot of people don’t get vaccinated who really should.

23 January, 2015

The spurious science of baby: Centripetal force

This was a drawing I meant to include in my original Spurious science of baby post but forgot about for some reason. So I thought I might draw it anyway. There really is no parental joy like that of being bludgeoned on a daily basis by a supposed “helpless” infant.

Mother knows best
14 January, 2015

Mother knows best

Mothers. All knowing bestowers of wisdom. As children we expect them to be the font of all knowledge. How glad I am that unlike previous generations I have the Internet at my disposal. For eventually The Master will get old enough to ask curly questions like “why is the sky blue?“, “why do cats purr?” […]

30 October, 2014

No need for amber beads

When you have a kid with someone you very quickly come to learn a lot about their values. If you’ve chosen wisely you and your partner should have more or less matching attitudes on the important aspects of child-rearing.

14 October, 2014

Shower peeing for the environment

I’ve made no secret that I am, in most cases, in favour of weeing in the shower.

The spurious science of baby
28 August, 2014

The spurious science of baby

Babies are amazing scientists. As creatures who know very little about anything, every day as a baby is a day for trying out new things and exploring the world. And as a new parent you spend just as much time trying to figure out how the baby works. What makes it sleep? What makes it […]

26 May, 2014

Marcus Chown Interview

Several years ago I had the opportunity to interview Marcus Chown, author, Science big-brain, and thoroughly pleasant individual.

21 February, 2014

Proof that daytime television is a form of torture

Dr Oz teaches ‘Murica the correct way to pop a zit. Really.

Gothic gals
Gothic gals
16 September, 2017
The Nerd Degree: Librarians
The Nerd Degree: Librarians
11 August, 2017
The Nerd Degree: Spaceships
The Nerd Degree: Friends
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