Monthly Archives: May 2012

Poor Science Reporting

OK, that’s it.  I’m dropping this site, permanently.  This is the worst science ‘reporting’ I’ve ever seen. 1) The girl “patented” not “invented”, not “built”… but patented something.  Go look in the patent files for how many perpetual motion machines … Continue reading

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3D Printing and Nanomanufacturing – Why a Post Scarcity Society Can’t Exist

There are a variety of 3D printers out now and many of them are high accuracy, multi-material devices for around $1000.  There are a variety of companies that are exploring 3D copying.  Basically a scanner scans an object in three … Continue reading

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This Memorial Day weekend saw my first actual vacation day for the year (not that I wasn’t called…twice).  It also saw a variety of adventures that I will now relate. First, about noon on Friday, we hop in the car … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Dip

Another great party dish that’s easy to make. Be sure to have some heavy duty chips for this. Those cheap thin chips just won’t cut this dip. Try not to prepare it too far in advance, it can get soggy … Continue reading

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Vodka Sauce

Work is insane, so we’re going to have to wait on the first chapter of A Universe from Nothing. Because of your patience, you will be rewarded.  Here’s the REALLY GOOD(tm) sauce.  It’s a little more trouble, but it is … Continue reading

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

I’m pretty big on shortcuts.  It’s not that I’m lazy (I am, but that’s beside the point), it’s because I’m busy.  So I use an easy sauce recipe most of the time. For me, bottled/canned spaghetti sauce doesn’t do it.  … Continue reading

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“A Universe From Nothing” an Introduction

As I stated yesterday, I’ll be doing a review of Lawrence Krauss‘ new book A Universe From Nothing. Basically, this book was a lecture by Krauss before it was a book.  That lecture has gotten over 1.4 million hits on … Continue reading

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Grandma Polly’s Apple Cake

This is a dry cake. Almost a coffee style cake rather than a moist, fluffy cake. It is really good though. Especially when combined with something soft, like home-made pudding or whipped cream. There is a glaze that is good … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While

Hello everyone, It has been quite a while.  For now, let’s just say I was busy… and uninspired.  So what’s coming up on Cassandra’s Tears?  I’m glad you asked. First, I’m reading Lawrence Krauss’ A Universe from Nothing and this has … Continue reading

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