paper hurts

It really hurts [comic]

Everybody always says, “What’s the deal, man? It’s not like paper actually hurts you when you get beat.” But, it DOES hurt!. It does!

by Sara Zimmerman from http://unearthedcomics.com/

Got geophysics?

What happens, when a bovine invasion disrupts your measurement? You take a snapshot and let the internet have fun with it. What tearable puns can you come up with? Image credit: Robert Supper http://imaggeo.egu.eu/view/856/

Geophysyfus - A geophysicist doing always repeating their task.

Geophysyphus

Here at the way of the geophysicist. We love neologisms. How do you like this one?   The Story of Sisyphus Sisyphus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a pretty smart fellow, tricking death several times. However, in the end he is punished with the eternal task of pushing a boulder up a hill. […]

Become a scientist!

This beautiful shirt tells it how it is. Except maybe that rarely any invention is named after the one who found it anymore.

Science needs you. Become a scientist! The benefits are clear:

  • Work on your free weekends
  • Incredibly low wages
  • Study cool stuff
  • Wear a lab coat

Your mileage may vary. Yay Science!

I find it hard to believe that it his come so far that the poor state of science has made it onto mass produced t-shirts.

Sometimes I wish this worked.

via George Takei Working with seismic data packages can be quite a hassle. The User Interface is stuck somewhere beyond the 80s’ and you wonder where you’re supposed to supply the punchcard. Has anyone tried this novel approach yet?

Disney Princesses (as) rock!

You know the Disney princesses. You have seen them reimagined as guys, as pregnant, across different ethnicities and bearded. Now finally geologists get their fair share of Disney reimagination as well. (Yes even more than the bearded ones.) I present to you the work of Kevin Bolk: Disney princesses reimagined as pile of rocks. Cherterella […]

Not just fun and games!

Geophysics isn’t just fun and games! You don’t always get to play with volcanoes and … wait… Oh. Well sometimes you do get to play with volcanos. It’s a picture from tumblr. Unfortunately, I don’t know the originator.

Like a Moss

They’re pretty much everywhere. In the harshest environments, even on highways some extremophile mosses, lichens and algae can survive. Most of them aren’t very welcome on the walls of our cities. Since they’re easier to remove than graffiti many house owners remove them first. But did you know these, so called, cryptogamic covers are huge […]