As a flow-on effect of the sinus surgery I had a month ago, the CT scan which was done for that procedure showed a tooth with an infected root eroding the bone of my sinus cavity, so that also had to go. I had the tooth out on Friday afternoon, dosed myself up on painkillers and then enjoyed an evening of Bill Bailey with my wife and daughter to take my mind off it. (Actually we booked the tickets months ago, it was just bad timing that it coincided with the dental procedure).
Only science geeks are likely to get this, but it’s surprisingly accurate!
As a biochemist I have become quite accustomed to doing unit conversions in my head and working in scientific notation. But we all occasionally have to stop and count decimal places to get it right. The owner of this calculator (a student left it in one of our teaching labs) obviously has particular problems with this!
A man was recovering Wednesday after being shot over the weekend by his dog.
The full story is available here.
After the man got out of the boat, a dog inside the vessel jumped up on the bow and stepped on the gun. The gun fired and shot the man in the buttocks.
At lunch time I happened to used the word ‘complicated’, Hannah boldly announced that she knew what complicated means: “it means you can’t poo!”
Hannah (referring to me and Heather): “You guys should now everything ’cause you’ve been here since the dinosaurs”
Nathanael’s first encounter with snow was not what I expected: Out on the deck he looked crossly at a wee mound and said “mess, mess, mess”. He also can’t quite say snow, so it is “s’nose” – got to laugh!