Monthly Archive: February 2008

SharePoint Layout Pages With CodeBehind And Prototype

SharePoint Layout Pages With CodeBehind And Prototype

Let it be known that I hate out of the box ASP.NET.  Hate it, hate it, hate it, hate it.  I detest it.  The simplicity with which it allows the average developer to create applications leads to applications designed for RAD...

The Art And Mystery Of The Dunk

The Art And Mystery Of The Dunk

Chris Ballard has an excellent essay on the art, history, and mystery of the dunk. Like a sizable chunk of sporting America, I remain intrigued by the dunk, even if I’m not always sure why. After all, I’ve seen a...

Education And What We Can Learn From Other Countries

Education And What We Can Learn From Other Countries

As the spouse of a teacher, I know first hand the challenges that many young teachers face in the US today.  From waning parent interest and participation to lack of administrative support to poor professional development plans.  Of course, there...

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners

Time has an interesting article summarizing a study done at Perdue University on animals and how their bodies responded to artificial sweeteners.  More specifically, how their metabolism responded.  The results are a bit surprising: When an animal eats a saccharin-flavored...

Ants Boggle My Mind

Ants Boggle My Mind

I’m pretty sure that if they were bigger, humans and primates would never have made it to the top of the food chain.  Check out this awesome video: Awesome.

Keep An Eye On This…

Keep An Eye On This…

My knowledge of physics isn’t that great (most of it has been purged since completing my college physics courses :-D), but one thing that I do know is that perpetual motion, according to Newtonian physics, is thought to be impossible in...