Archives for October, 2009

I understand DI fellows not knowing anything about science, because none of them are scientists. I fail to understand how that collection of lawyers makes so many legal errors. For instance, the Discovery Institute, via the American Freedom Alliance, organized a screening of ‘Darwins Dilemma’ at the California Science Center. But a couple of days…

Quick note about the swine flu vaccine

There are a couple of things that Im getting over and over and over, from readers/friends/family/overheard in the grocery store, and its driving me nuts. READ THIS NPR SUMMARY 1. Just call it swine flu. Thats what we all call it. H1N1 variants are completely normal components of generic seasonal flu. The ‘new’ flu is…

SAD puppy

No, I dont mean ‘sad puppies‘, I mean puppies with SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. Pretty sure Arnies got it. Normally Arnie is a very active puppy. Hes always destroying a Wubba, or stalking a housefly, or plotting ways to break into his food bin, or helping me cook in the kitchen, or standing in the…

Yay! Going to get some new addition to ‘Creationist Claims about ERVs‘, via this bucket of fail from Answers in Genesis: The Natural History of Retroviruses– Exogenization vs Endogenization The best alternative explanation is that orthologous ERVs were created to occupy similar genomic loci in separate species by a single designer to carry out similar…

Jonathan Wells

Poor Jonathan Wells. He saw my new haircut on Facebook, got all excited for his vacation to Oklahoma to see me, and then I stood him up. Poor babby. Threw a massive tantrum on EN&V trying to get my attention. Poor poor babby. Well its a cold rainy Sunday, Arnies snoozing on the futon, so…