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Sunday, June 12, 2005
Friday Cat Blogging: Science Nerd Style


By DarkSyd || Category - Science
They serve as Icons for sports teams and multinational corporations, they live in lands of snow and ice, on mountain tops, and deep in lush, steamy, jungles. They can see in the dark, their ears are sensitive to a range of frequency fully three times broader than ours and sounds ten times as faint. They can run at 70 miles per hour across uneven ground and turn on a dime. They possess the strength, balance, and raw power any human athlete/gymnast would kill for. And, if they happen to lock in on you while you're unarmed, helplessly alone in the twilight wilderness, their preternatural eyes gleaming, their toothy maws yawning in ghoulish anticipation of easy prey, you might as well cut your throat; before they do it for you.

Probably not the best way to deal with cat-fleas

Do the Math: Brits Concoct Sitcom Formula
(Wednesday, June 08 03:03 PM)
LOS ANGELES (Zap2it.com) A common complaint about sitcoms is that they're too formulaic. But as far as we know, no one had ever actually taken the time to write down the formula.
Thanks to a team of British scientists headed by a molecular neurobiologist/stand-up comic, though, that's no longer the case. The team believes it has nailed down a mathematical expression of TV comedy success.
There are long-standing golden rules for sitcom, but our findings bring them down to this single equation," Dr. Helen Pilcher, who led the research, tells the Guardian newspaper.

Heaven-bound: Giant Jesus Statue
Monroe, Ohio
Jesus has risen near the interstate north of Cincinnati. A 62-ft. high sculpture of Christ appears to explode from the dirt behind the amphitheater at Monroe's Solid Rock Church...
The pose of the statue has generated plenty of discussion. ... Locals ... refer to the big Saviour as "Touchdown Jesus," or "Drowning Jesus."
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