commented on Cereal Killers
"just because something is nerdy doesn't mean it intrinsically has value."
This is how I feel about that show, The Big Bang Theory. Fans of it will gush for hours, but it seems like just a big nerd minstrel show.
commented on SL Letter of the Day: Two Words
This reminds me of the time on Dan's MTV show when someone explained to him the phrase "Don't raw-dog a random," which was graffiti-ed in the bathroom of a bar.
commented on Slog Bible Study: Leviticus 3:17
Similar to the meat/milk rule in Judaism, it was also considered a mitzvah (good deed) not to gather eggs while the hen watched. It was just considered icky, not strictly forbidden.
commented on The Science Today: U Can't Touch This (Or Patent It)
@3: Exactly! Why spend millions to make a mechanical dog nose?
This reminds me of the story about researchers studying how bean leaves kill bedbugs, and trying to make a synthetic material that does the same thing.
Just use the freaking bean leaves! Blargh.