Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Happy Halloween !!

This year we had a competition in the department - students paid $1 for the Breast Cancer fund drive, and they got to vote for a professor to wear a costume on Halloween. Agustin and Ian tied. Ian came dressed as "Tinker Bell Gone Bad" and Agustin as a "Banana Ecosystem." I have an Ian picture that I'll post later, am still trying to track down Agustin (these pesky classes get in the way!) It's a fun idea, the students seem to love it. I think we have the start of a tradition.

In the meantime, here's a little something for your reading pleasure:

Star Trek Gadget? 'Tractor Beam' For Cells Developed
ScienceDaily (Oct. 31, 2007)

Apple's Microsoft-Devouring Jungle Cat: How Leopard demolishes Vista
By Harry McCracken

Oct. 31, 2007,

And now for something completely different:
Move your mouse over the fish pond to "feed" the fish. Click your mouse to leave food. Fun diversion.

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