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Archives for August, 2006

Madison WI – Members of the Oconomowoc Happy Hoes Garden Club were outraged during a horticulturally themed tour of the University of Wisconsin campus. When the ladies viewed the UW-Madison Botany Garden near Birge Hall, many gasped and one fainted upon viewing the Essence installation. “I am outraged that state tax payers’ precious funds might…

What movie do you think does something admirable (though not necessarily accurate) regarding science? Bonus points for answering whether the chosen movie is any good generally…. My tastes in sci-fi movies are similar to PZ’s, and likewise, are indefensible. Heck, I’m a fan of SciFi Originals, and really, I don’t think Mansquito did much to…

My elder kid and I returned yesterday from Madison, Wisconsin where he spent a couple of days taking placement tests and becoming oriented and advised. Poor guy. He is in some danger of being pegged as a reviled “Coastie.” . Fortunately, he belongs to an uber-nerd species whose habits and nature are a far cry…