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The Mystery of Dark Matter: WIMPS May Have the Answer

It’s a mystery that has haunted astronomers for nearly 80 years now: what is the mysterious dark matter that outweighs ordinary matter—all of the atoms that make up stars, galaxies and clouds in the cosmos—by a factor of four to one? 811 more words

Don't Call Attention to Your Success, It's Too Intimidating

(Another entry from DSP that’s now been removed, enjoy!)

Last week I listened to the radio on the way home from work and the show hosts were discussing the book that the movie  771 more words

Liberal

Null void

In darkness news, scientists announced in October that dark matter had not been discovered for the 4,300,000,000th year in a row, beating the previous record of 4,299,999,999 years set in 2012. 568 more words

Humor

Look! Up in the Sky! 70s Mom!

A friend of mine sent me a link to this blog post yesterday: If 70s Moms Had Blogs. It’s the funniest thing I’ve read this week — and I’m reading the Autobiography of Mark Twain. 1,532 more words

Wimps ~ "Distraction"

Seattle punk rockers Wimps will be dropping a new EP “Party at the Wrong Time” next Tuesday on Help Yourself Records. Enjoy their short, sweet and immediate lead single “Distraction.”

Music

WIMPy X-rays

The picture on the left is a raw image of the x-rays detected by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope looking toward the center of the galaxy. 79 more words

Science

Winners quit all the time. But whingeing is for wimps.

Last night I went to a talk by climber, writer and comedian Andy Kirkpatrick, which was entitled “Inappropriate Climbing”. I’ve been following him for a while on Twitter and he seemed like an interesting kind of person who’s had some pretty mad, not to mention hardcore, adventures on mountains. 611 more words

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