Category Archives: Ignore Me

General ramblings.

Ignore Me No Longer!

I’m renaming my blog from Ignore Me to Pedantic Dan.

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Eggs Per Hen-Day

There’s an old brain teaser that is posed as a word problem, something like this: If a hen and a half lays an egg and a half in a day and a half, how many days will it take three … Continue reading

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Degrees of Separation

When I was in high school, I met my best friend’s father (not at all unusual, I hear). My best friend’s father was, and is, a cinematographer and worked on such films as Second Hand Lions, Space Cowboys, and Unforgiven. … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor

Since I was a boy, I’ve heard it said that when Jesus preached, “Love thy neighbor as thyself”, He meant that we must first learn to love ourselves before we can love others. Thus, many have taken the teaching to … Continue reading

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Pulleys

When I was in college, many years ago, I studied physics. Somewhere along the way we learned about pulleys. The purpose of a pulley is to change the direction of a force. Ideally it will do so with very little … Continue reading

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