Eclectifying

I talk about things I find interesting. I find a lot of things interesting…

Dragon: The Other Red Meat

by Ken Arnold on Mon 28 October 2013

At least I’d guess dragon meat was red. Actually, it might be more like chicken, being a flying creature and all. This thought brought to you by this wonderful idea: If you’re going to make fake meat-like substances, name them after imaginary beasts! “Sliced unicorn on rye, mustard, no mayo, got it. Want a pickle […]

Princess Pride

by Ken Arnold on Mon 21 October 2013

This is making the rounds today: The body in an Etruscan tomb that had a spear turns out to gave been a woman. Also, the other body with the jewelry turns out to have been a man. A bit of background: The Etruscans were the major civilization on the Italian peninsula preceding the Romans. The […]

The Importance of Occasional Rightness

by Ken Arnold on Sat 12 October 2013

This article shows Peter Higgs to be a true scientist. He makes sure everyone gets their due credit, he is modest. But his last quote encapsulates a lot of what science is: It’s very nice to be right sometimes It is, isn’t it? This is what science is: Being right sometimes. Not always. New science […]