Oh, no. No. She noticed me, didn't she? She saw.
But it's so nice to eat in a restaurant now and then. It's warmer than a fast food place, the furniture is cozier, there's something more generous in it being trusted you will pay when you're done than putting your money up front. It's so much less likely there'll be the guy rambling about Iraq and the Federal Reserve to the baffled university student who can't find a graceful way out of this and doesn't want to just bolt for the door.
But she saw me.
- Maybe Guys Just Grimace Themselves Clean, about the mysteries of a bar of soap.
- Towards A More Perfect Bag, about the mysteries of a Meijer's plastic bag.
- Koko the Clown: Cartoon Factory, about the mysteries of an odd Fleischer cartoon even by the standards of a Fleischer cartoon.
- Never Let Them See You Sweat, about the mystery of that thing where you hear animals other than humans don't sweat.
- Statistics Saturday: Things I Couldn't Get To Work In Boggle, which is not nearly so mysterious.
- Mathematics Comics and Robots With Knives, a pointer to my mathematics blog and, since that's not enough, Flash Gordon fighting a knife-wielding robot that I maybe could have taken kind of seriously-ish if I hadn't seen Futurama.
Trivia: Both male and female pigeons incubate and watch over pigeon chicks. Both are able to make enough crop milk to nurse the young. Source: Superdove: How The Pigeon Took Manhattan ... And The World, Courtney Humphries.
Currently Reading: Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War, Stephen R Platt.