Weekly Twitter Tweets for 2012-08-27

  • I believe this is false advertising #fb http://t.co/uMKdoB8O #
  • Just found out both Niels Bohr and his son Aage won Nobel Prizes in Physics. Man, what pressure on the 3rd generation! #fb #
  • one more paper revised and submitted #fb #
  • “We need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future.” You tell ’em, Bill! http://t.co/PyBWQcoE #fb #
  • Holy crap, it’s 5:AM! Why am I still up? #fb #
  • Okay, listen up people. There is no “A” in “definite” or “independent”. Got it, now? #grammar #
  • Take this general science quiz. I got 2 wrong 🙁 http://t.co/vIrjUEJ0 #
  • Corn tortilla with macadamia nut paste, honey and frozen banana slices: poor man’s beaver tail. #fb #
  • Neil Gaiman on Neil Armstrong. This is how my face would look, too. http://t.co/aNKafkjs #fb #
  • Guess it’s been a bad week for famous guys named Armstrong. #fb #
  • Told my mother, “Neil Armstrong is dead!” She answered with concern, “Did he commit suicide?!” She thought I’d said LANCE Armstrong. #fb #
  • The word “dictate” always makes me giggle. I picture someone talking into a recording penis. #fb #
  • Just read on a med site: “Vegetarians can… get their protein from vegetable sources such as cheese.” Uh, cheese is not a vegetable. #fb #
  • While remembering Neil Armstrong, I dug up this article I wrote commemorating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 http://t.co/vdjG6Faf #fb #
  • In honour of Neil Armstrong, let’s re-watch Buzz Aldrin punch out an annoying conspiracy theorist http://t.co/6lSDpwKR #fb #
  • Video of Armstrong’s brilliant and skilled landing on the Moon http://t.co/tSPcDZk7 #fb #
  • July 21, 1969, NYT headline “Men Walk on Moon.” http://t.co/0aBepgbW #fb #
  • R.I.P. Neil Armstrong, an explorer as historically important as Magellan and Columbus http://t.co/RmoanilR #fb #
  • Consultant re Policy Paper on Migrant Domestic Workers http://t.co/qgHpkcqd #fb #
  • Job opp: Health Advocacy Advisor for MSF http://t.co/7jBfqSLo #fb #
  • Reason #34 why I never wanted to be an OB-Gyn
    http://t.co/Eof1J3Oj #
  • In one year, guns murdered… http://t.co/VCdHJrxx #fb #
  • Comic book, cognac, and macadamia nut paste, straight out of the jar. Mmmmm, nut paste. Wait, what? #
  • What could go wrong? http://t.co/Lj1LB5up #
  • I have no words. http://t.co/fDa3ZQUl #
  • Greatest yearbook photos of all time! http://t.co/ZVHVk4YK #
  • Just caught the US version of “Top Gear.” Why? WHY? #fb #
  • My array of cloned Guyanese thyme plants, slowly taking over my home #fb http://t.co/NB3ZRWVF #
  • Police search teams finally find Waldo http://t.co/qqXNZDXc #fb #
  • where can I buy gluten-free bread in Ottawa at 10pm? #fb #
  • Lance Armstrong refuses to defend himself. That takes ball. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) #orchiectomy #
  • Get your own Obama birther mug! http://t.co/uEg0Fa5b #fb #
  • Interesting video: 10 rules for dealing with the cops while in the USA http://t.co/GnSBijBW #fb #
  • Dramatic cat http://t.co/TCACUi8x #fb #
  • Yo, FB friends, don’t fall for the “$100 in Starbucks” scam http://t.co/EyLgF5xF #fb #
  • Anybody else got a craving for some high fructose corn syrup, sodium glutamate, soy lecithin and red dye number 6? #fb #
  • Always a bit disturbed when I eat veggies grown in my own garden. I mean, I pulled this stuff from the GROUND! Eww. #fb #
  • Currying all the alien midget vegetables from my garden. If you don’t hear back from me, it means I got some poisonous ones in there too #fb #
  • Penguin being tickled. Not sure if this is cute or creepy. http://t.co/OAl25tLM #fb #
  • One of the journals I’m publishing in has asked that I create a “video abstract” for my paper. Anyone have any experience with such? #fb #
  • Watching my 8th documentary this week on the Crusades. And no, I’m not counting “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.” #fb #
  • NY has >100 shooting deaths per yr, and guns do >60% of all murders there. Is today’s sad news so surprising? http://t.co/w7mBvBtD #fb #
  • Dear spider in my sink, I really don’t want to kill you. You have 10 minutes to vacate before I have to brush my teeth. The Management. #fb #
  • Watching Costner’s Robin Hood movie, thinking it’s Mel Brooke’s Robin Hood movie. No joke. #fb #
  • My Vesuvius erupted 1933 years ago today. #fb #
  • The harvest from my garden this year: little alien, midget tomatoes #fb http://t.co/ljiCkutm #
  • One more paper accepted for publication #fb #
  • Who are these people buying FOOD at the Dollarama?? #fb #
  • This year’s tomato crop is all midgets #fb #
  • Rogan: the entire UFC card is scrapped because Jones didn’t accept a fight with a 185lb’er who is completely out of shape. WOW. Just wow. #
  • Hey, idiots who text and drive. You think no one can notice, but we can all tell from your spastic & unpredictable driving. So stop it! #fb #
  • Chose between Bourne Legacy and Expendables 2. Chose the latter. Chose poorly. #fb #
  • Someone just found my blog after Googling, “medical school rejection letters”. Now that’s more like it! #fb #
  • RT @LizT1: Fascinating map of cuts by the Harper government to science funding across Canada http://t.co/LWQQidsG #fb #
  • Global life expectancy http://t.co/rkBwxx5b #
  • ZOMG http://t.co/sI4WDM9g #
  • Irish President Michael D. Higgins kicks some serious Tea Party ass http://t.co/mvmWq4zD #fb #
  • Yes, yet another paper published today: “Factors associated with staff and physician influenza immunization…” http://t.co/fH04XFJG #fb #
  • Sooo stressed out. Time for cognac and comic books. #fb #
  • My years-long experiment with XMarks is over. Removing it from all my computers because, frankly, it sucks. #fb #
  • $55 parking ticket for a scooter? UOttawa, sometimes you really suck. #fb #
  • And here’s my other most recent paper: http://t.co/0CtZ9zOR #fb #
  • My latest paper: http://t.co/vPALU75B #fb #
  • Whoever invented the tea bag is a genius. Loose tea is a pain in the ass! #fb #
  • Sometimes peer reviewers’ comments are just idiotic. #fb #
  • I hereby declare that the Black Dynamite cartoon is even better than the movie. Dy-mo-mite! Dy-no-mite! #fb #
  • If Tom Hanks were a black Ronald McDonald… http://t.co/T7NlXb5n #fb #
  • “The problem with taking someone’s money to do a job is that they always expect something in return.” -Black Dynamite #fb #
  • I have earned a nap. Later, bitches. #fb #
  • Finally dawned on me why kids don’t know how or when to use apostrophes or commas: their teachers don’t know how, either. #fb #
  • Someone just visited my website after Googling, “david bowie penis”. Again, I must ask… WTF? #fb #
  • Epidemiology research assistant job opp at CHEO http://t.co/1nJdGJV6 #fb #
  • Epidemiology/Infection control job opp at Mt Sinai Hospital in Toronto http://t.co/u0j2H1Jq #fb #
  • Epidemiology job opp in North York http://t.co/W4OPMLQU #fb #
  • Epidemiology-based analyst job opp at CIHI in Toronto. http://t.co/GGbsho8S #fb #
  • This ONE-ARMED MMA fighter is undefeated. Now don’t you feel like an under-achiever? http://t.co/xsepFLnG #fb #
  • Today’s creepy image. You’re welcome. #fb http://t.co/Mhr8ut0m #
  • Looking forward to my 3:AM MRI, which was requested 10 months ago. Ahhh, Canadian health care. #fb #
  • Happiness is test-driving brand new underwear #fb #
  • When breakfast consists of black coffee and a boiled egg, you know it’s time to go grocery shopping. #fb #
  • Some audio from a recent New Order concert http://t.co/lF5uuWYW #fb #
  • A bday present from one of my oldest friends: Star Trek – Dr Who crossover! #fb http://t.co/B0mktx4o #
  • Kitten massage therapy. Hilarious. http://t.co/sC81jDuR #
  • Yet one more paper accepted for publication #fb #
  • Art. title: “Insatiable Wife Sent to Jail for Group Sex”. Surely jail isn’t safest place to be sent for group sex? http://t.co/8iz0U8GR #fb #
  • Just watched “Shrek” with Swedish subtitles. Apparently, “donkey” in Swedish is “asnan”. Hee hee. Ass nan. Hee hee. #fb #
  • Damn. I’m craving a Coke Zero. So much for my healthy lifestyle… #fb #
  • Oh man. Just finished examining PhD defence. Via video conference. In French. In a discipline alien to me. I need to lie down for a week #fb #
  • Almost done the francophone PhD examination. Exhausting! #fb #
  • Halfway through my examination of a PhD thesis in French. Exhausting! #b #