Wednesday, June 15, 2005


Lucas (the "dog" we babysat) 3 lbs
Pigmy goat50 lbs
me 194 lbs
Large dairy goat300 lbs
Gorilla (male) 350 lbs
400 pound gorilla 400 lbs
Anaconda 500 lbs
Lion 500 lbs
Giant squid 2,000 lbs
My Honda Civic 2,700 lbs
Giraffe 3,000 lbs
White rhino 4,000 lbs
Hippo 7,000 lbs
Hummer H1 8000 lbs
Elephant 7,000 - 13,000 lbs
Columbian Mammoth 10,000 lbs
Tyrannosaurus rex 13,000 lbs
Baluchitherium (largest land mammal) 20,000 lbs
Diplodocus 22,000 lbs
Whale-shark 26,000 lbs
M1A1 tank 135,000 lbs
Brachiosaurus (largest land animal) 140,000 lbs
Blue whale 300,000 lbs
2,200 acre honey mushroom in Oregon 400,000 lbs
Boeing 747-400 400,000 lbs
Caltrain (locomotive + 4 cars) 750,000 lbs
General Sherman (giant sequoia) 4,000,000 lbs
Aspen clone in Utah (many trees but all one organism) 13,000,000 lbs
Titanic 92,000,000 lbs
Nimitz Class aircraft carrier, fully loaded 200,000,000 lbs
Pluto 28,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 lbs

Monday, June 13, 2005

Steve Jobs' commencement speech 

Compare the different accounts of Steve Jobs' commencement speech:



In particular, the Stanford Report seems to be lacking the "Steve Jobs told Stanford University graduates Sunday that dropping out of college was one of the best decisions he ever made because it forced him to be innovative" line.

Sunday, June 12, 2005

leaping goat 


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