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Chromosome Art

Stephen Gaeta (featured previously) is a doctor and an artist. He uses visual humor to illustrate medicine and typography to create art about science. This graphic called Transgenic is composed of the text from the DNA of chromosome 1 of the human gene. It’s a very long code! See the full size version at his [...]

Tempest Prognosticator

George Merryweather was a doctor in Whitby, on the British coast of Yorkshire. He was also an inventor. …the thing which Mr. Merryweather became truly famous for was his “Atmospheric, Electromagnetic Telegraph, conducted by Animal Instinct,” or, more shortly, his Tempest Prognosticator,” which he built for the Great Exhibition of 1851. It is a beautiful [...]

Doctor Who as a Police Procedural Show

(Video Link) CSI: Gallifrey is a fine show, except that the Doctor is so brilliant that the episodes are a bit short. On the upside: the Tenth Doctor’s personality is far less annoying than that of Horatio Crane. -via Nerd Bastards

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide – $14.95 Ding dong! The witch is dead! Wait! What? That’s not right. Dorothy didn’t arrive in a spinning TARDIS. The NeatoShop is happy to bring you another of artist Mike Jacobsen’s fabulous drawings. The When Worlds Collide art is available on both t-shirts and sweatshirts. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for fantastic [...]

My Little Cyberman

The Doctor’s old foes, the Cybermen, have constructed new allies from ponies. Are they vulnerable to gold? There’s only one way to find out! Link -via Technabob

Doctor Who Is Gonna Bust a Cap in Yo Ass

(Video Link) This is a compilation of scenes of the Doctor getting violent. The Fourth Doctor especially seemed to appreciate long-range riflery. And the last scene…well, I did not see that coming at all. Content warning: NSFW language. via Fanboy


Doctor and naturalist René Primevère Lesson collected zoological specimens while he served in the French Navy in the 1820s. He is particularly remembered for his books on hummingbirds, featuring beautiful engraved illustrations that you can see at BibliOdyssey. Link

Fat Cat Works Out

A fat cat in Japan complies with doctor’s orders by starting an exercise routine. I don’t know if it’s the cat’s facial expression, his considerable size, or the appropriate music, but I could not stop watching this video. Link -via Metafilter

Doctor called to confirm headless man dead

At what point does calling in a doctor to determine that someone is dead border on the ridiculous ? When police dragged a body from a river in London …

Hello Dalek

Hello Kitty and Doctor Who – like beer and pretzels, two great tastes that taste great together! Of course, Joseph Senior has known for some time now that everything’s better when you add Hello Kitty, and proving it with amazing designs on his Flickr page. This Hello Kitty Dalek mashup comes courtesy of user yodaflicker (Joseph [...]