Archive for September, 2006

This is actually a misconception. Most people assume it was the cat’s curiosity that killed it. This is not the case. It all comes from the story of Schrödinger’s cat. (answer bellow) A cat is placed in a sealed box. Attached to the box is an apparatus containing a radioactive nucleus and a canister of […]

Inside the Mind of a Cheater

Here is a very interesting interview with a cheater. (Mild language warning on link) One of the comments says “A thief believes everyone steals.” A cheater believes everyone cheats This is so true. When I was in Boy Scouts there was this one guy who always stole everyone’s food on camping trips. We will call […]

The Astroid Formally Known as Pluto

So I read this article on Space.com that some group of astronomers has decided that Pluto is no longer a planet, but is now astroid number 134340. My first response is to paraphase William Shakespeare “What’s in a name? That which we call a Pluto by any other name would still be a planet.” If […]