Dec 21

Ok, so I’m not so much of a nerd that I’m going to piss and moan about George Lucas raping my childhood with Greedo shooting first and the rest of the crap he did when he screwed around with the original versions of the Star Wars films.

But I always did like the Ewok song at the end of Return of the Jedi. As a kid I thought it was catchy and it was kind of nifty how the end blended whatever the hell the Ewoks were singing, with English, although I was never quite sure what they were saying. I was mildly miffed that they replaced it with corny instrumentals for the “remastered” version. (Ok, the dumb-looking circular explosion effect when the Death Star went down was irritating too.) read more

Dec 12

Continuing the trend of posting things here just because I, personally, think they’re awesome, here’s a news article about what those wacky Koreans are doing with Cats these days:

Korean scientists have cloned cats possessing red fluorescence protein (RFP) that can be used to treat human genetic diseases, the government said Wednesday (Dec. 12).

The Ministry of Science and Technology said a team led by Kong Il-keun, an animal cloning expert at Gyeongsang National University, manipulated the RFP in the skin tissue of Turkish Angora cats. read more

Dec 11

This guy is an American hero:

Dec 9

I realized that since I rarely use this blog like all the other jerks who feel the Internet actually cares about what they have to say, I might as well keep a record of things I find interesting or useful at the moment.

So here’s a video I’ve found helpful considering the amount of money I waste on supplements.

Make Your Own Protein Bar.

Dec 7

Protip: If you forgot to bring your cup to jiujitsu, don’t play half guard.

Your future children will appreciate it.