1. The outer part of the heliosphere, where the solar wind slows down to subsonic speeds due to interaction with the interstellar medium.
2. The surprise caused when the boss calls during an after-hours election-celebrating beer, to say that one's job is ending in a month.
I know I promised science, but I've been busy dusting off contacts and updating my resume tonight. Science will resume when I get the time.
Complaints, leads, or suggestions for oddball careers potentially off my radar are all welcome.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008