Saturday, September 30, 2006

So, just how drunk is this bicyclist?

I'm guessing he's riding a bike in the first place because his drivers' license was removed for drunk driving.

Friday, September 29, 2006

Floyd Landis Does Rap Video

Not, of course, the real Floyd Landis.
It has a few good moments.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Choosing to take this as a compliment

"... theoretical physics is the cheapest of endeavors. Its practitioners require no expensive equipment. All they need is legal pads and pencils and blackboards and chalk to ply their trade, plus room and board and health insurance and a place to park their bikes. "

(via Jim Holt in the New Yorker, this is a direct quote from Lee Smolin's book, “The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next” (Houghton Mifflin; $26)

This is perhaps a homage to the famous picture of Einstein on a bicycle.

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Accident Victim Back At NU - City

Accident Victim Back At NU - City: "The yellow Hummer knocked her down but didn't take her out. Weinberg senior Archana Sriram, the victim of a hit-and-run accident last February, is back on campus. "

So, the motorist who didn't stop and ran her down DID get away with assault with a deadly weapon. The article reports police have basically given up finding him.

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Previous blog entries

This blog was moved from my earlier blog on AOL journals.

I'm moving it here because AOL seems to have created this capability in response to competition, but then just let it sit there. Images aren't handled very well, and no new features have been added since the initial roll.

I'm also separating this into two blogs: bicycling (this blog) and everything else, which is mostly comments on news, statistics, politics and the occasional joke. That's "Truncated Thoughts" at