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Baby Raccoons!

    On a recent trip to the UC Botanical Garden to view a rare flowering Chiliean Bromeliad, we encountered some baby raccoons that appeared to be waiting around for their mother to return. Lilah had some definite opinions about them.   Raccoons make About 50 different vocalizations including purring, hissing, growling, grunting, etc.  In […]

Queen of the Andes

The UC Botanical Garden is host to a rare South American Bromeliad that is currently flowering. Planted from seed in 1990 the giant plant started sprouting in May and now has grown a 20 foot tall flower. As luck would have it, the UC Bot Garden is located just up the hill from the lab […]

Demotivational: Flammables

Where do I even get started with this one? Click image to rebigulate! We don’t really know what’s in that bottle but it does carry a flammable warning symbol so it would probably be best to do that in the chemical fume hood. It would also be a huge understatement to say that pouring a […]

Demotivational: Pipetting

Here’s how not to use a P-1000. Click  to rebigulate! Fair Use Disclaimer: This site may contain copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We create derivative works of science product and stock photographs for the purpose of education, research, safety training, parody, and critique. We believe […]

What’s a Pipetmonkey?

What’s a Pipet Monkey? The term is both playfully derogatory and respectful all at once. The programming equivalent, Code Monkey, is roughly similar in usage but more demeaning and trivializing, personally. If you’re a non-American English speaker, lackey or maybe dogsbody might ring true. Shoprat was what they were affectionately and divisively called in the […]