1,393 page, 7.4 pound Biology textbook: $140

Self-referencing textbook diagram using said heavy tome to weigh down a Southern blot:   PRICELESS!

illustration with heavy biology textbook used to weigh down materials

illustration showing textbook used to weigh down materials

4 Comments

  1. 31 January 2009 at 20:23

    hahah that is funny

  2. 17 January 2009 at 9:52

    Holy exploding DNA Batman.

    I have a number of weighty textbooks like that.

    I have one that says Gross Psychology, can you imagine that? (Gross is the name of the author)

  3. Justthisguy said,

    15 January 2009 at 15:52

    Oooh! Nitrocellulose! One of my favorite substances. Funny, I thought it was only good for smokeless powder and ping-pong balls.

  4. shiva said,

    15 January 2009 at 10:12

    But… but i can’t read the textbook and follow the instructions at the same time!

    This must be a trick to get people to buy two copies…


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