HTTP Pajama Top – 304 Not Modified

One nice thing about the Hypertext Transfer Protocol that runs the web (HTTP for short) is that it includes helpful status codes. Anybody who’s ever been on the web is familiar with 404, but it takes a true geek to be familiar with the status codes that don’t display in the browser. Like...

DIY Girl? Then You Need The I Void Warranties Babydoll

DIY may be all the rage now, but you’ve been doing it all your life. You took apart your Barbie dolls to see how their joints were hinged. You extruded various products from your Play Doh Barbershop to gauge their elasticity and comparative drying times. Today you have knitting callouses alongside your...

Pale Gal? Keep Out Of Direct Sunlight

Do you sometimes feel that you ought to have come into this world with some basic instructions? We frequently do. Life would be so much easier if everybody had a manual and everybody took the time to RTFM. Sure, as a result life might be a tad more prosaic, but there’s no doubt it would be more...

Molecular Earrings

What happens when a biological psychology professor slash jewelry-designer checks out the work of an optical microscopy research scientist? You end up with a breathtaking line of accessories that show off both the owner’s design sensibilities and grey matter. What is this stuff? It’s a...