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Archives for January, 2009

Nature Network Hubs

Hubs on Nature Network are multiplying. First, there was a Boston hub, then a London hub, and now a brand new New York City hub. Toronto and Berlin are itching to be the next. On the other hand, the Research Triangle group is still pretty small. I think it’s due to a different geography. Boston,…

You can laugh now….

…but some people knew waaay back then that news will, one day, move from expensive paper to cheap internet: From here TechCrunch surfaced this look at a story that ran back in 1981 that covered how internet news would someday be delivered. At least watch the last 30 seconds. The reporter remarks it would take…

Look what came in the mail yesterday:

Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction by Eugenie C. Scott. Written at this time.

The very first blog carnival was conceived right here, in Chapel Hill, some four-five years ago or so. Since then, the idea took off and there are now thousands of blog carnivals, some generalist, some regional, but most are topical with topics ranging from food to sports to politics. But, probably due to the funny…

Circus of the Spineless is back! Under the new management of Kevin Zelnio, this lovely carnival will re-start this month. The next edition will be this Monday, February 2nd, on The Other 95% so send in your entries (kzelnio at gmail dot com) on all things invertebrate, anything carnival-worthy that you have written since August…

Blogroll Amnesty Day

skippy and Jonn Swift and Blue Gal are spearheading the Blogroll Amnesty Day (read the detailed instructions in there) again this year. This weekend, a long weekend starting today and lasting four days, you are supposed to use the above logo, link to the Blogroll Amnesty Day post and link to five blogs that have…

Today’s carnivals

Berry Go Round #13 is up on Watching the World Wake Up

My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time. – Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev

Periodic System of Elements

Check out Element Displays, including The Element Collection and Interactive Installations. Each page is also interactive – keep clicking for more information.