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Archives for May, 2007

My Picks From ScienceDaily

Sex In The Morning Or In The Evening?: Hens solicit sex in the morning to avoid sexual harassment in male-dominated groups of chickens, shown in a new study by Hanne Løvlie of Stockholm University, Sweden, and Dr Tommaso Pizzari of the University of Oxford, UK. ——————


When you’re following your energy and doing what you want all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves. – Shakti Gawain

Godless Blogging of the Fortnight

Carnival of the Godless #67 is up on Letters from a broad…

January 31, 2001!?

Where’s the outrage? Obligatory Reading of the Day.

Go and read this excellent interview with Leo Lincourt on Pollyticks.com. Great stuff about blogging, politics and the Carnival of the Liberals.

First, as I reported earlier, Archy persuaded PZ Myers to host a one-time carnival about the opening of the Creation Museum – and here is the carnival – a lot of good stuff to read. I especially liked the only (so far) on-the-scene report by Martha Heil. I also tend to prefer posts that try…

These are always more controversial than articles about “hard sciences” so have a go at them:


Ah, Faustus, now hast thou but one bare hour to live And then thou must be damn’d perpetually! Stand still, you ever moving spheres of heaven. That time may cease, and midnight never come; Fair nature’s eye, rise, rise again and make Perpetual day; or let this hour be but A year, a month, a…


Larry just won the Triple Crown (or a trifecta, betting on the Triple Crown) with the third post in a trio of posts on a very important topic: Facts and Myths Concerning the Historical Estimates of the Number of Genes in the Human Genome The Deflated Ego Problem SCIENCE Questions: Why Do Humans Have So…

Proper behavior in a coffee-shop

Before I start telecommuting, I need to learn some basic rules of behavior…