Daily Archives: December 2, 2013


By | December 2, 2013

Very tired today. This is the first day in the office in a long time when I wasn’t otherwise super-busy doing stuff. Usually I’m either in the office doing a class via WebEx or I’m onsite in some faraway city training… or if neither of those two, then I’m typically on an airplane somewhere. I’ve got a week… Read More »

Cooking With Potential Energy

By | December 2, 2013

Oldie but goodie: cooking a turkey with “potential energy” (i.e., throwing it repeatedly out of a tall building): http://www.ohio.edu/mechanical/thermo/Intro/Chapt.1_6/energy/CookingPE.pdf This comes to us from the “science” journal, “The Journal of Irreproducible Results”, which I first encountered circa 1989 when I was working in the periodicals binding unit of the library at Virginia Tech. The journal isn’t what it… Read More »