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

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… » 10/07/11 11:20am 10/07/11 11:20am