Ben Goldacre has an example, “The perils of writing in an unfamiliar language.” It’s a science paper with an unfortunate acronym. However, one commenter suggests that the acronym was already being used elsewhere.
8 July, 2011
4 June, 2011
The Mary Sue blog offers new examples of Ikea-like instructions for science fiction. You’ll notice that the images have omitted a few important details. These are obviously component-level assemblies.
14 February, 2011
14 January, 2011
This is a fun, time-wasting website about clients. Just be glad they’re not yours: Clients from Hell.
To the left, what clients from hell have usually forgotten: “You can have it good; you can have it fast; you can have it cheap. Pick two.”
29 September, 2010
This amusing template itemizes the shortcomings of articles about science as generally written for the Web:
In the standfirst I will make a fairly obvious pun about the subject matter before posing an inane question I have no intention of really answering: is this an important scientific finding?
The author, Martin Robbins, writes The Lay Scientist blog for The Guardian.