Collectively, scientists love adverbs. Here are the ones they love…

Recently, statistical bioinformatician Neil Saunders decided to look for sentence adverbs in close to 100,000 scientific abstracts. (You know sentence adverbs: "Remarkably, the guinea pigs were wearing armor they had fashioned themselves. Unfortunately, it seems humanity's days are numbered.") This is what he found. » 7/23/13 6:40am 7/23/13 6:40am

The blackboards in classroom porn — just how accurate are they? (SFW)

This is truly inspired work. The blog Blackboards in Porn collects examples from the student/teacher porn genre that actually feature chemical formulae, mathematical equations, etc. on the chalk boards located on-set...and then, on behalf of nerds everywhere who just can't help themselves, evaluates them based on their … » 10/07/11 11:20am 10/07/11 11:20am