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Tag Archive: Friedrich Nietzsche

Jun 17

Lab Muppet Theory


"Are you thinking what I'm thinking, Pinky?" "I think so, Brain, but isn't Nietzsche a type of cheese?"

Quick: What do Pinky and The Brain, Kirk and Spock, Bunsen and Beaker…and your research group all have in common? Give up? They all subscribe to “Muppet Theory,” a very recent label on a very old phenomenon. As Slate writer Dahlia Lithwick explains, Muppet Theory reprises the age-old struggle between archetypes: Order fighting Chaos, Kermit against Animal, maybe …

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Aug 06

Bad Pun Day


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When you look into the nanoparticles, the nanoparticles also look into you. Graphic abstract from: Stabilization of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Core−Gold Shell Nanoparticles in High Ionic Strength Media Pun From: Play on the famous quote by Friedrich Nietzsche Mitch