Friday, September 19, 2008

One of the perks of twenty-first century living is being pummeled by abstruse, confusing viral advertising that demands you ask it what it's hocking, and also weird promotions for stuff you can't actually buy. BASF: "We don't make the things you buy..." So, why are you selling it to me then? But advertising has never perplexed me so much as this sidebar gem that someone spent money to put on Facebook

Knot physics

I, for one, wasn't even aware that knot physics is for sale. How much do you think a unified field theory with a simple Lagrangian costs?