burn baby burn

December 2, 2004
Quote of the Moment
Some oxygen molecules help fires burn while others help make water, so sometimes it's brother against brother.
Alleged actual quote from a science student's paper, collected by Richard Lenderer.
That's a great geek poetic thought.

Martini of the Moment
This might be making the rounds, I think I heard it mentioned on the radio this morning, but the Algonquin Hotel's $10,000 Martini is...well, about what you'd expect a $10,000 Martini to be, I imagine. (I.e. mostly a publicity stunt, but an entertaining one.) I wonder what the "round table" woulda said...

Feh. I can't stand gin anyway. Maybe I've never had the good stuff but it always ends up tasting like pinesol to me.