Wednesday, August 23, 2006


"Dr. Okounkov’s work has found use in describing the changing surfaces of melting crystals. The boundary between melted and non-melted is created randomly, but the random process inevitably produces a border in the shape of a heart."

—Kenneth Chang, "Highest Honor in Mathematics is Refused," New York Times, August 22, 2006

Monday, August 21, 2006

Fry cooks

"Presbyterians, as you may know although Milton probably did not, is an anagram of Britney Spears."

—Stephen Fry, The Ode Less Travelled

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Good night

"Freshly baked while you sleep."

—Slogan of sorts, printed inside cake box from Fay Da Bakery