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December 11, 2011 11:17 PM   Subscribe

There must be a recognition of the self in its relation to the profession one proposes. If we do declare our profession, we must also keep the epistemological awareness. That is, if we are our profession, we must know it.

If Stanford has warm sunny weather in winter, the chemistry grad students reasoned that they should take advantage of it.
Other interesting things from that place:

Nobel-prize-winning procrastination(previously)

The foremost expert on historical social dances and some of his stuff

And violence

And shenanigans
posted by curuinor (10 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
Man, they really know how to work their sep funnels.
posted by selenized at 12:57 AM on December 12, 2011 [1 favorite]


Turn up the base on that acid.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 2:56 AM on December 12, 2011 [1 favorite]


This is yet another attempt on the part of chemists to try to make themselves appear sexy. This never works. If you look at a list of the 50 sexiest scientists you won't find many chemists there.

Give up, chemists.
posted by twoleftfeet at 3:33 AM on December 12, 2011 [4 favorites]


If you look at a list of the 50 sexiest scientists you won't find many chemists there.

Oh I don't know... when I hear the word chemist, Margaret Thatcher and Angela Merkel come to mind... if that ain't sexy, what is?
posted by infini at 4:04 AM on December 12, 2011 [1 favorite]


What just happened to me?
posted by whimsicalnymph at 5:08 AM on December 12, 2011


augh no eyewash station
posted by phooky at 5:50 AM on December 12, 2011 [4 favorites]


The best part was the color of what's in their flasks matched their underwear, mostly.
posted by Phantomx at 6:41 AM on December 12, 2011


Mods please edit: not "Nobel-prize-winning," make that "Ig Nobel-Prize winning."

An Ig Nobel Prize is not a Nobel Prize. I detest the blurring of the Nobel Prizes with the Ig Nobels. This topic has come up on MeFi before, IIRC one of the Ig Nobel people even posted that they also don't like it when Ig Nobel people are referred to as Nobel Laureates.
posted by charlie don't surf at 8:39 AM on December 12, 2011 [1 favorite]


Please note that they are not singing, "Im a recording engineer and I know it." Apparently chemists, although they may be sexy, do NOT know how to record vocals.
posted by KeSetAffinityThread at 8:44 AM on December 12, 2011


charlie don't surf: You beat me to it. :)
posted by LeDiva at 2:04 PM on December 12, 2011


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