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Entries from October 2010

A Week on the Wagon: Going to Pot

October 29th, 2010 by dadwagon | 1 Comment

There must be some reason why Nathan obsessed about the Minotaur meat Roger Ebert had mentioned in his book on rice cookery, the same reason why he then asked Ebert–during the subsequent DadWagon Q&A he so graciously took part in–for a recipe of how to cook minotaur meat. Maybe he’s fascinated with Minotaur meat because that’s […]


Alert: THIS IS CHOIRE SICHA’S YEAR TO FINALLY POISON SOME CHILDREN!

October 29th, 2010 by Theodore | No Comments

For those of you who haven’t heard of Choire Sicha (or, like me, have no fucking idea how to pronounce his name), wake up suckers–he’s Big Media and you’re not. Worse yet, do you know that he wants to poison your children this Halloween! Don’t believe me? Think it’s wrong to accuse a perfect stranger […]


Walk? Don’t Walk? An Overly Sensitive Liberal’s Dilemma

October 29th, 2010 by Matt | 2 Comments

As far as I can tell, it goes like this: Kids learn to walk around 1 year old. Then they refuse to walk for the next 6 to 12 months. Then, finally, they discover the joy in bipedal ambulation and want to run everywhere, often without holding your hand, often directly into busy streets. Which […]


Roger Ebert: The DadWagon Q&A

October 29th, 2010 by Nathan | 5 Comments

Yesterday, I wrote about my new infatuation with one-pot cooking, a madness inspired in part by Roger Ebert’s recent book, The Pot and How to Use It: The Mystery and Romance of the Rice Cooker (now in paperback, from Andrews McMeel Publishing). It may seem counterintuitive: a book about cooking from someone who hasn’t been able […]


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It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

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A new study adds support to the idea that letting babies cry it out is effective and does not cause stress or lasting emotional problems for babies.

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Why you should name your next child Jasqquosius or Viterine.

Baby names generated by a neural network

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In 2015, Stanford computer science PhD candidate Andrej Karpathy decided to test out some neural network tools he’d been experimenting with, and set them to generating plausible baby names.

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