Links for September 28th through October 1st

This entry was published at least two years ago (originally posted on October 1, 2010). Since that time the information may have become outdated or my beliefs may have changed (in general, assume a more open and liberal current viewpoint). A fuller disclaimer is available.

Sometime between September 28th and October 1st, I thought this stuff was interesting. You might think so too!

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  • STEAL THIS PRESENTATION!: An excellent presentation on how to create excellent (PowerPoint/Keynote) presentations.
  • Relative Sizes of STAR TREK and STAR WARS Ships: "It's interesting to see that a Next Generation-era Klingon Bird of Prey looks like it could probably take out an AT-AT with one shot, while the USS Defiant looks outmatched by the rebel ship from the opening scenes of the first Star Wars film."
  • This Is a News Website Article About a Scientific Finding: "In this paragraph I will state the main claim that the research makes, making appropriate use of 'scare quotes' to ensure that it's clear that I have no opinion about this research whatsoever. In this paragraph I will briefly (because no paragraph should be more than one line) state which existing scientific ideas this new research 'challenges'."