Monthly Archives: July 2012

How do we get girls interested in science?

My fellow Mad-Scientist Americans,   The European Commission recently launched a public campaign aimed at getting girls interested in science. Their tactic? Add some pink ribbons and declare that “it’s a girl thing.” It’s sassy, cloying, and kind of annoying. … Continue reading

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How Red Dwarf changed my smegging life

 This was a guest post I wrote for Darcy Town’s Navigator’s and Demons Red Dwarf changed my life. Well, not in a huge way: I mean, I didn’t move to Fiji, get a sheep and a cow and breed horses. … Continue reading

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Why China Hates Marty McFly

I’m a mad scientist, and I want to be your president* Not for the first time, China is being a huge buzzkill. No, this time it isn’t as bad as their imperialistic agenda in Tibet or their involvement in the … Continue reading

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A Quarantine for Ignorance

I’m a mad scientist, and I want to be your president.* Not long ago, a school not too far from me closed down for two days because 10% of their students were out sick with pertussis, an illness better known as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nikola Tesla!

I’m a mad scientist, and I want to be your president* You ever heard of a guy named Nikola Tesla? Most people haven’t, unless you’ve played an RPG or read a steampunk book in the past decade. So let me … Continue reading

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Interview with Darcy Town’s “Sammy”

I’m a mad scientist, and I need a running mate. I am currently vetting potential vice-presidential candidates to accompany me on the road to the White House. I started by talking to Sammy, who was featured in the rollicking sci-fi adventure … Continue reading

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End Partisan Gridlock Between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics!

I’m a mad scientist, and I want to be your president* On this day of July 4th, I hope you have a chance to celebrate the birth of our nation with your loved ones, grilled food, and some spectacular explosions. … Continue reading

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A Mad Scientist for President

I’m a mad scientist, and I want to be your president.* Yes, I am one of THOSE mad scientists who creates insane doomsday machines and crazy lizard monsters, but I stand before you (or, rather, sit before my keyboard if … Continue reading

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