Golden orb web spider

Friday, 16 April 2010
Golden orb web spider (Nephila edulis), dorsal view

Golden orb web spider (Nephila edulis), dorsal view

I took these photos of a Golden orb web spider (Nephila edulis) in the rose bushes in my front yard on my return from my Mount Tomah trip on 28th February.

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Boring statistics: WCG

Thursday, 15 April 2010


This is the current status of my World Community Grid effort. I’ve added a new project — and badge — since the last update: Discovering Dengue Drugs Together (Phase 2).
 

 

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That Old Spice ad

Sunday, 4 April 2010

I usually go to extreme lengths to avoid seeing TV advertisements, but I can’t resist this hilarious, fascinating, gone-viral Old Spice ad:

Where did the concept come from? How did they transition from shower to horse? Was it a single take? Was it all CGI?

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