Oreo: Original vs. Double vs. Mega

[edit 8/20/13: New post with more data on the weights of Oreos and Double Stuf Oreos.] [edit 8/21/13: And Part 3.] Are Double Stuf Oreos really double stuffed? Some disagreement here: Chris Danielson in part 1 2 and 3 versus Chris Lusto in part 1 and 2. Enter in the Mega Stuf Oreo. Is the Mega Stuf double stuffed, triple stuffed, more???? […]

Deadly Nightshade

Our baby is teething and while I was at the pharmacy, I saw a homeopathic remedy for teething babies with the following ingredients: Belladonna, aka Deadly Nightshade, has what percentage of alkaloids? 0.0000000000003% or 3 x 10^-13% Or if we take 1g of “medicine” then there are 3 femtograms, or 3 x 10^-15 grams of […]

iPads save Jetfuel

From paritynews: American Airlines has announced that it has received the permission from FAA to allow its pilots to carry and use iPads in the cockpit during “all phases of flight.” According to the airlines, the tablet will enable pilots to store documentation in electronic form on the iPad which otherwise weighs 15.875 kg (35 […]

Obsessions #anyqs

Some more information can be found here (look in the description of the video). A second spoiler video can be found here.

Pole to Pole Run

Pat Farmer, an endurance runner, set out to run from the North Pole to the South Pole to raise money for the Red Cross. Utterly awesome. So if he sets off on April 2nd, 2011 and he runs 16 miles a day on the snow, and 50 miles a day on roads and trails, then […]