Hat-tip to F.R.
Archive for the ‘Fun and Humor’ Category
Posted by dlende on March 16, 2009
Just for fun! Hat-tip to Sue Sheridan.
Link to youtube The Real Pliocene Hominin.
And for a more serious video that covers human evolution, here’s one from last year: Meet the Family: Human Evolution.
Posted by dlende on December 3, 2008
Posted by dlende on November 16, 2008
The Matrix Runs on Windows is a very funny video created by CollegeHumor. Enjoy!
Posted by dlende on November 15, 2008
I recently posted Demons on the Web, which discussed the phenomenon of internet-based communities that arise around what many of us might label mental disorders. (I am absolutely sure that all of you read Kotaku religiously for its coverage of gaming…) So here is a great cartoon from the web-comic Wondermark which is penned by David Malki:
Many thanks to Brian Johnson of Recursive Sagacity for pointing this out!
Posted by dlende on October 25, 2008
Our own Paul Mason just used a PhD comic in his latest post on the travails of field work. If you want to know more about the comics, including the 200 most popular ones, go here. You can even get books collecting the work of Jorge Cham, the cartoonist who has compared me to a ninja.
Coincidentally Meg and I just published an article together entitled “Community Approaches to Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission: Perspectives from Rural Lesotho .” So kudos to Meg!
Posted by Paul Mason on September 11, 2008
He was always polite and never rude, he liked to smile and he would never sneer.
But the story of Little Sacc isn’t so happy it’s true, his plight is somewhat tragic let me make that clear.
In all the happiness of making a drink, His real future just went down the sink.
But is his destiny so different from our very own?
Should we really smile on this fella whose death we condone?
Dying in his own excrement is no heroic fate,
But who are we to judge? Let me explain, just wait;
Posted by dlende on September 6, 2008
Ian Kuijt, my archaeologist friend and colleague here at Notre Dame, pointed out this You Tube clip of the comic Eddie Izzard taking on Stonehenge. Very funny!
Eternal Idol discusses recent claims that Stonehenge was a site of religious healing, while remote central covers the emerging evidence that Stonehenge was used as a burial site. And for some actual digging, see the Stonehenge Riverside Project.
Posted by Paul Mason on August 28, 2008
Posted by dlende on July 23, 2008
You can’t get much more cultural than this–the hours of effort, the level of expertise, the amount of geekdom. It just wouldn’t play anywhere else.
I found out about this through “Some Guy Went and Built a Sentry Gun” which provides some much needed cultural context, including 134 comments.