Archives for August, 2007
Shows what can happen when you withhold cheezburgers. (The caption indicates that the lizard survived.) photo by Chickenboots.
Google News no longer indexes ScienceBlogs, but they continue to link to drivel like this, from the Wall Street Journal: Lone Star Spending Spree By MARY KATHERINE STOUT August 25, 2007; Page A6 Austin, Texas Give George W. Bush credit. He’s drawn a lot of criticism for not doing more to control federal spending over…
My non-expert identification of this: desert spiny lizard, Sceloporus magister.
William Rivers Pitt argues that what the President, Cheney, and Gonzalez have done is not illegal. Apparently, it is not illegal for the President to declare himself and his administration to be above the law. The idea is so outrageous that it never occurred to anyone to make it illegal.
What would happen if you set up a system to automatically print out all the spam in the Universe? Never mind the question of why you would want to. (link)
This controversy has been evolving for the past three years. Perhaps at this point it is no longer newsworthy. But often, after a topic fades from the radar of the MSM, there are new findings. The journal, Psychological Medicine, has published a study about the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in persons treated with…
A neat little podcast, in which ordinary people express incredulity at the notion of a medical doctor buying into young-earth creationism, is at Quirky Nomads.