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Archives for February, 2009

New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Monday night – the day when four of the PLoS journals publish new articles – here is a sample. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and…

My picks from ScienceDaily

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Doing a thing well is often a waste of time. – Robert Byrne

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This morning we took it easy – a little shopping for kids, some cakes at Veniero (white is shampita, brown is Napoleon), a little walk, including past the Museum Of Sex (did not have time to go in, though), with the special exhibit about sex in animals (including this, of course). Then a long wait…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 19 new articles in PLoS ONE published on Friday night. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are…

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For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting. – Robert Charles Benchley

A couple of times over the past few years I tried to find if there was a Serbian restaurant in New York City, but Google could not find one. So, I gave up looking and assumed there wasn’t one. And that was true – until recently. Last night at the meetup, Nikola Trbovic told me…

Borked traffic lights in NYC

Taken on the corner of 14th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan on February 21st, 2009: moar funny pictures

Last night in NYC

“In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it.”, Emile Zola (1840-1902) Or, in modern online usage – “Pics, or it didn’t happen!” So, here are some of the pick from last night. First, we went to Seed offices, where we met everyone during the Happy Hour, including the…

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When a place gets crowded enough to require ID’s, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere. – Robert Anson Heinlein