Sorry for the late Comment o’ the Week, everyone! It’s because I didn’t feel like posting it earlier.

Let’s get right to it, shall we? This week’s COTW wins for being both funny and a frigging great idea:

SteveNo Gravatar // Mar 3, 2009 at 2:35 pm

At this point, I think the only way to get real science into the public consciousness is to slip it into viral videos and LOLcats.
“2 Girls, 1 Stem Cell Line”
“i’m in ur spaze telescope, lookin for erth-like planits”

I look forward to seeing this take off. Please link to your creations in the comments.

Steve – you win the ability to pick next Wednesday’s Afternoon Inquisition! Send it to us using the Contact form and we’ll put it into the line-up.

Happy Friday everyone . . .

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  1. My reward is an assignment and a deadline? Oh, the pressure! :)

    On the meme thing: I’d like to see a youtube channel called “2 Girls 1 Beaker” (or similar) that features Skepchicks (& friends) doing science lessons. You’d get a lot of people viewing initially out of curiosity and hopefully sticking around to learn something.

  2. @themadlolscientist: I’ve joined the lolscience group and added a few things. Lots of good stuff on there.

    @Rebecca: I sent in an AI thingie using the contact form. I hope it’s not a repeat.

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