Category Archives: The Woods

Turns out nobody is perfect! Peer reviewed humor in geoscience journals.

There are bajillions of scientific papers published every year. Some are great, most are OK, and a handful are awful. That is just my opinion of course, but it simply a statement of fact that very few papers are ever … Continue reading

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A good thing comes from the “New Star Wars” movies!

When I start to go on rants about how disappointed I am with the three newer Star Wars movies I try to remember that I am an adult in my late 30’s and that these are movies for kids and … Continue reading

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XKCD strikes again

xkcd is one of the more inventive on-line comics out there. Most of the sciencey lean towards math and computer science, but it has had some superb pieces that deal with earth science. Some of my personal favorites include The Geologist … Continue reading

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