Archive for Sciences

There’s Gonna Be A Big Future in Plastics

“Sandy, let me tell you something. Something that you want to hear.” “What is it?” [youtube PSxihhBzCjk] It’s going to revolutionize everything. Even seismic retrofitting. It took decades of research, experimentation and head-scratching, but a team of San Francisco engineers says it has found a way to save the beloved landmark in Strawberry Canyon, which […]

Posted by: Avinash on Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Black Swans of Cal Football

(As the offseason moves along–four more months to go, WOOOOO!—I’m going to give smarter Cal fans their chance to voice out your opinions. If you want to become a regular contributor or a guest poster, just check this post out for details on what to do. Today I’m handing it to Tony, a longtime commenter […]

Posted by: Tony on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

On the BCS, Part II

I’m sure you already know the story. Missouri got HOSED. HOSED I say! Chase Daniel is a Heisman finalist damnit! Sadly, in a month no one will remember their cries. The reward for the #1 team the next-to-last week of the season is to face Darren McFadden in what’s basically his NFL audition. This will […]

Posted by: Avinash on Friday, December 7th, 2007