Author Archives: Chris

Teenage Mutant Ninja Chitons

I am spending my summer down here at OIMB in Coos Bay and I am designing a t-shirt for the term. What I have now is Representations of all the Ninja Turtles as Cryptochitons (Gumboot chtions). Splinter is represented as an arthropod of some sort, really a mixture of a couple arthropods. If you tried […]

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Mariachi Waltones

Hi dear readers, I am the member of a band called the Mariachi Waltones. If you look up at the top of this page there is a little button that says “Mariachi Waltones” Click it. There you will find (currently) music and (soon?) video. Enjoy!

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Live Chess 2010

Well folks, it’s that time again. Time for LIVE CHESS. We’re all starting up and getting set up! I’ll be live blogging the whole event here at Cleverpork Central. 15:01 We’re late already. woops! 15:10 Drew was speaking 15:12 They’re playing the trailer from youtube 15:15 The storyteller is telling the story of what has […]

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The Haiku Thesis Project

[below is the introduction to my new project, as it is written in the book] In the spring of 2010, Chris Cunningham, University of Oregon honors college senior, finished his thesis.In order to save people from having to read pages and pages to understand his topic, he compressed his thesis into a haiku. It grew […]

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Thesis Summary Day 2: Haiku

I am providing some amusing ways to summarize my thesis to the world. Today I re-wrote it to fit into a haiku format, you know, syllables in groups of 5-7-5. Why Enjoy Science? Probably your teacher’s fault, Not your course order. Come back tomorrow for Episode 3: LOL Thesis Edititon.

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Thesis Summary Day 1, Twitter

I am providing some amusing ways to summarize my thesis to the world. Today’s summary is designed to fit a twitter post. It is exactly 140 charachters, which is the maximum for twitter or a text message. Thought integrated science was good. No correlation between order and enjoyment of science. Other factors impact attitudes and […]

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Soundtrack of Science

For anyone who was a fan of Bill Nye back in the day, you may remember the Soundtrack of Science. I didn’t, but I ran into a guy who put all of them up onto one youtube page. (hit the break for some awesome ones!) Go check them out, they rock! You can also find them […]

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Cleverpork Olympic Coverage: Sorry for the Break

In honor of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics, where “live” means 3 hours delayed, Cleverpork Central is covering the Olympics in a timely manner. We can’t promise daily coverage, but we’ll try to keep you informed on the important events at least! We have two days of coverage today. Day 6 brought the end of […]

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Cleverpork Olympic Coverage: CURLING

In honor of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics, where “live” means 3 hours delayed, Cleverpork Central is covering the Olympics in a timely manner. We can’t promise daily coverage, but we’ll try to keep you informed on the important events at least! That’s right folks. Curling. In the USA it is only broadcast one time […]

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Cleverpork Olympic Coverage: We Laugh in the Face of Danger

In honor of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics, where “live” means 3 hours delayed, Cleverpork Central is covering the Olympics in a timely manner. We can’t promise daily coverage, but we’ll try to keep you informed on the important events at least! Day 4 brought with it more speed skating, women’s luge, figure skating medals, […]

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