Science

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory – Albert Einstein
QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter – Richard P. Feynman
The Road to Reality : A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe – Roger Penrose
Why Does E=mc2?: (And Why Should We Care?) – Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
The Origin of the Universe – John D. Barrow
The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures About the Ultimate Fate of the Universe – Paul Davies
The Origin of Humankind – Richard Leakey
The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour Through Alan Turing’s Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine – Charles Petzold

Happy Holidays

Christmas is an awfulness that compares favorably with the great London plague and fire of 1665-66. No one escapes the feelings of mortal dejection, inadequacy, frustration, loneliness, guilt and pity. No one escapes feeling used by society, by religion, by friends and relatives, by the utterly artificial responsibilities of extending false greetings, sending banal cards, … Continue reading “Happy Holidays”

Happy Thanksgiving

Grumpy Thanksgiving

Top Ten Thanksgiving Movies in Times Square

  1. Turkey Sluts

  2. The Pantsless Pilgrim

  3. Debbie Does the Old Plymouth Colony

  4. Jurassic Pork

  5. Eat This

  6. Candy and Her Yams

  7. The Master Baster

  8. Three Men and a Drumstick

  9. Stuffing Miss Daisy

  10. Butterballs

— David Letterman

If you’re at a Thanksgiving dinner, but you don’t like the stuffing or the cranberry sauce or anything else, just pretend like you’re eating it, but instead, put it all in your lap and form it into a big mushy ball. Then, later, when you’re out back having cigars with the boys, let out a big fake cough and throw the ball to the ground. Then say, “Boy, these are good cigars!”
— Jack Handey

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