Tag Archives: movies

Science Writers in Gowns?

Last night I decided to watch the Golden Globes, because I feel like watching awards shows is one of those Things People Do. But, oh, my gosh, it was so boring. Not even Tina Fey and Amy Poehler could rescue … Continue reading

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My Taste is Amazing

I was watching the first Harry Potter movie the other day–those kids got a lot better at acting as they got older–and noticed two pieces of art that I’ve seen and blogged about in the last year. The chess set … Continue reading

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science of superheroes

I started the AAAS meeting right Friday morning by going to a session on the science of superheroes. A couple of scientists were joined by two writers from the TV show Heroes and one of the screenwriters on the movie … Continue reading

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throw some haggis on the barbie

I keep having this problem with foreign languages. I learned Norwegian – a little in Minnesota, a little in Oslo. Then I moved to Trondheim and discovered that nobody outside of Oslo speaks the nice standard Norwegian that you learn … Continue reading

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