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  • One that participates in a Kinetic Sculpture Race. For more information see:

    July 31, 2007

  • During last night's American Idol, Ryan Seacrest was spreading the douche-baggery on pretty thick.

    March 1, 2007

  • Guildenstern: What a shambles! We're just not getting anywhere.

    Rosencrantz: Not even England. I don't believe in it anyway.

    Guildenstern: What?

    Rosencrantz: England.

    Guildenstern: Just a conspiracy of cartographers, you mean?

    February 3, 2007

  • After a minor skiing accident my mother tried to express to everyone that she was fine by saying she was ambulatory. I told her it was probably a bad time to exercise her vocabulary. I suspect most everyone thought she was saying she needed an ambulance.

    January 30, 2007

  • The adjective: capable of being steered.

    Hence a zeppelin or airship was in fact a "dirigible balloon"; or a balloon that could be steered.

    January 30, 2007

  • The special theory of relativity describes how velocities near the speed of light may effect the simultaneity of two events.

    January 27, 2007

  • Decouple refers to the removal of a logical association: decouple ideology from foreign policy.

    Uncouple refers to the removal of a physical connection: uncouple the train cars.

    January 27, 2007

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