Archives for November, 2008

DONE!!!

Urge to kill fading… fading… fading… Last micro test today. Just finished writing my final paper. No more Type III Secretion Systems. No more god forsaken ‘Listeria’ and ‘Salmonella’ and ‘EHEC’. All I have left is three weeks of virology. Sweet, sweet virology. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee **giddy clapping** I SUCK SO HARD AT BACTERIA LOL!!! I had…

Matthew 6:5-8

Gosh golly. November 14th some good ol Evangelical kids were minding their own business, praising His name on a Friday night on Castro Street. In front of a memorial set up for Hank Wilson– A much loved HIV/AIDS, gay rights activist who passed away November 9th. In the late 1970s, Mr. Wilson participated in the…

Attention Twilight girls

Hi girls! **waves excitedly** Its a big day, right? YAY! I know you all are totally pepped up, and I dont want to be a Debbie Downer again… but well… see, when I was your alls age, 12-ish, I was in love with a family of vampires too. The main dude wasnt Edward, though. His…

Journalists and journalism shouldnt exist anymore. Theyre no longer relevant. In todays world of Twitters and Bloggers and YouTubers– there is no point in getting a ‘degree’ to be a journalist, when we all have the capabilities of being ‘civilian’ journalists. Civilian journalists that are, flat out, better than the for realsies journalists that exist…

TARDmine collapse

Holy crap… … Its a disaster, you guys… … The TARDmine… its collapsed… … The carnage… its killed Dembski and DaveTard… … Denyse has sustained severe head trauma… … BarryA is the only one left alive… There is no god…

Ive totally been a Debbie Downer lately. I dont mean to be, its just that I really friggen hate it when main-stream media trumpets the latest, greatest ‘CURE FOR AIDS OMFG’– and then 10 years later scientists have to explain to the general public why we havent cured AIDS yet. Why cant reporters just say…

Help Puppies, Get Drunk

Carivintas Winery, along with Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (the folks looking after the pups Michael Vick tortured) have released a line of ‘Vicktory Wine’– Bottles of ’boutique’ booze with 10% going to Best Friends. So if youre in the mood to blow $672 on a few cases of booze, why not have some of the…

Oh for Petes sake. *sigh* Okay, there are two potential targets for an HIV-1 vaccine: 1– The envelope protein. Its the only HIV-1 protein that your antibodies can see. Antibodies can prevent the viruses from attaching to your cells. 2– The structural proteins in gag. These proteins are presented really well in MHC I molecules…

ATTENTION: Atheist bloggers/writers!

Ray Comfort NEEDS YOUR HELP! A publisher has asked if I can suggest someone to give a me Foreword for my new book, You Can Lead an Atheist to Evidence, But You Can’t Make Him Think. Any takers? If we use it, I will make sure you get attribution. The book is due out Jan/Feb.…

File this under “Whoa thats cool! But its not really a realistic solution for the AIDS pandemic.” It sounds like a cruel joke, but HIV patients have increased odds of developing leukemias and lymphomas. These cancers arent necessarily directly related to HIV (there is no reason to think HIV-1 is directly causing the cancer, like…