May 14th, 2007

My geek-fu is strong. Too strong.

Yesterday, while rooting around in a box of Duplo and Lego bricks for the smaller Lego bricks, I gather the family around for another one of Daddy's amazing, spellbinding lessons.

I start in on the Brazil nut effect, and explain that the phenomenon we're seeing in this box of Duplo and Lego bricks (rattle, rattle) affects cans of nuts and the terrain of asteroidsFascinating!

All I get are looks that I'm crazy, and a condescending little "That's nice, Daddy" as they went back to their business.