xkcd on Glass Half Empty

Read on and you’ll know:

The lesson: If the optimist says the glass is half full, and the pessimist says the glass is half empty, the physicist ducks.

via Glass Half Empty.

Prehistoric cave animations

Looks like we’ll have to take a new look at prehistoric art. Wonder what they’ll do about movies like 10000 BC:

3D realisation has thrown up a further indication that some of the pitoti are, literally, in suspended animation.

via Major motion pictures from our prehistoric past | University of Cambridge.