Tag Archives: Humor

5 Reasons to Smile

My facial expression when I’m relaxed is apparently not all that happy looking.  But really, smiling takes effort.  Why would it be the default?  Just because I’m not smiling, it doesn’t mean that I’m not happy (holy triple negatives, batman!). Googling “smiling” … Continue reading

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Tempted by Twitter

I don’t have a twitter account.  However, it’s becoming more and more tempting of late.  It started with TNG Season 8, dedicated to tweeting the “plots from the unaired 8th season of Star Trek: The Next Generation”.  For someone who … Continue reading

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The “benefits” of donating blood

I’ve mentioned before how most of my experiments use blood (usually donated by my close friends who don’t mind being poked by needles). Sometimes though, it can be hard to get people to come in for a bleeding (surprise, surprise). So, … Continue reading

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Geekgasm of the Day: Star Wars covers Call Me Maybe

Like Star Wars?  Have Carly Rae Jepsen’s juggernaut of a hit stuck in your head like everyone else?

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In defense of coffee

Coffee.  It’s so, so delicious.  And I (like many of my fellow grad school survivors) am addicted to the stuff.  However, often times, I find myself having to defend my beverage of choice to my non-coffee drinking friends.  (I know?!  … Continue reading

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Geekgasm of the Day: Very Mary-Kate

If you happen to be of a particular generation, you may have grown up watching Full House, and consequently, grown up with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.  Certainly, for a period of time, their “adventures” were hard to avoid on VHS … Continue reading

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Post 47: An ode to Star Trek

In the tradition of celebrating random anniversaries here at inlostlands, since this is post number 47, I suppose this means we need to have a “serious” discussion about Star Trek.

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