The UCLA Alumni website will feature a recent UCLA Magazine story about Armed with Science to ring in the new year. The swanky banner will be live at the top of the page Dec. 28, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010. I like to think that the banner represents my internal struggles as a human-robot hybrid with a fragile sense of [...]
Archive | 2009
December 25, 2009
If it weren’t for Science Cheerleader, we may have never known how great I look in a Santa costume.
December 23, 2009
Parents shopping on a shoe-string budget should check out their local Toys R Us. Sales as high as one cent are providing big savings for families and sending ripples through the high-chair manufacturing industry. Don’t miss out on this amazing SuperBuy! Thanks to Jodi for spotting this.
December 17, 2009
Harvard is pretty much overflowing with statues of old Puritan dudes named John (see: My Trip to Harvard).
December 17, 2009
Last night, I was reading through the January edition of Discover Magazine, which chronicles the 100 Top Science Stories of 2009, when I made quite a discovery (pun intended): a story written by our very own Darlene Cavalier placed #69!
December 13, 2009
This Viagra commercial — perhaps the worst commercial in the history of the world besides the dancing Prilosec OTC lady commercial — warns
December 10, 2009
My long-time friend, Javan Mesnard, announced that he’ll be running for the Arizona House of Representatives next year. The Arizona Guardian covered the story this afternoon, and I’ve successfully copied and pasted it below. Congratulations and best of luck, Javan!
December 8, 2009
Can’t decide on a holiday gift for Granny? Don’t know what to get your 10 year-old brother, Billy? Tired of wasting money on Barbies and video games that may not last through the New Year? I say, give your loved ones a gift that keeps on giving: a do-it-yourself experimental hydrogen fuel cell car that [...]
November 30, 2009
This article was written for ScienceCheerleader.com. By reading it, you justify the public humiliation that I endured while walking nearly a mile with a giant red balloon.