http://thefederalist.com/2014/01/17/the-death-of-expertise/

I humbly agree.

Humbly, because I myself lack the expertise to so clearly write my own thoughts as that expert did.


Chicken or Egg

Wed 08 January 2014 by coldelectrons

Recipes are made by people who don't follow them.

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Re: Desolation of Smaug

Fri 27 December 2013 by fritz

Density of Smaug

If Smaug can sink in molten gold -- which has a density of 17,310 kg/m^3 -- how on Middle Earth can he fly?

Solid steel can float in mercury -- which is rather less dense than gold at 13,534 kg/m^3.

Smaug should have floated ...

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