They Didn't Ask Me (dr_phil_physics) wrote,
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Past Love

Longtime readers of this blog -- all both of you -- will recall that I stumbled onto the artistic genius of Klio meritahut via 2004 Clarion classmate slithytove. Since then, Klio has embarked on quite the epic comic, SPQR Blues, a swords & sandals Roman epic, taking place in the sleepy little mountainside/mountain-near city of Herculaneum somewhere around, oh, 79 AD...

Mountain? Uh, exactly which mountain would that be? Say, what year was that? (Ooops)

New Swoon

The Physics/Computer/SF&F Geek that I am, however, is totally delighted to discover XKCD. The artwork is tres subtle -- stick figures lovingly drawn -- but to truly appreciate it, you need to mouse-over the comic and read the HTML TITLE tags. (NOTE: There's a bug in Firefox which prevents you from seeing all of some TITLE tags.) Wikipedia has a nice entry.

I think I've seen this guy's work before, but a bit of dust up over on Scalzi's blog deep in the comments about centripetal versus centrifugal started by yours truly, included this fine comic reference.

Hee-hee.

(And there still is no such thing as a centrifugal force.) (*raspberries*)

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