Friday, November 24, 2006


A large-scale test of persons born less than five minutes apart found no hint of the similarities predicted by astrology. As a counter argument, some astrologers argue that a birth just a minute apart can make all the difference by altering what they call the 'house cusps;' naturally they don't worry about such levels of precision when performing their own evaluations, they'll just take what they can get.

An article from the Washington Times describing the study:


The actual study published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies in 2003:


Monday, November 20, 2006

Geek Out: The Technology Behind Motion Sensing.

Apropos thanks to the release of the Nintendo Wii: Here's an article on CNN on motion capture technology.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Steak Connoisseurs Take Note:

What difference does it make what you feed the cow? examines the best way to raise your steak.