Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Possibly the greatest ad of all time

This is the sort of thing Sigmund Freud would have come up with after a six martini lunch, if he worked on Madison Ave. in the Sixties.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009


Here are a couple of quotes that seem to sum up why the LHC is taking so long to turn on:

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.

- Poul Anderson (1926 - 2001)

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.

- Douglas Adams (1952 - 2001), Mostly Harmless