Archives for February 17, 2008

Creationist Home Schooler Science Fair

The fair was this weekend. I was in the vicinity of Har Mar, but only briefly, and I did not have time to stop in this weekend. But The Lorax did, and he has blogged about it here. Here are a couple of my earlier posts on this event, including last years: Twin Cities Home…

Blogospherics – Recommended reads

Fun things going on in the neighborhood. Sandra Porter, a bioinformatics expert, has been blogging on SQL and other programming issues over at Discovering Biology in a Digital World. Her site is here, look around at her recent posts. This is a post I’ve been meaning to point out for some time but keep not…

Howard Rheingold: Way-new collaboration

Howard Rheingold talks about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media and collective action — and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group. As he points out, humans have been banding together to work collectively since our days of hunting mastodons.

Darwin and the Voyage: 08 ~ The Gauchos

We’re half way through Darwin Month, and only a tiny ways through the voyage. Need to hurry up! So, let’s skip ahead a bit and hit the Gauchos…. (This is a modified version of a post from my old blog).

Al Gore for President?

According to Newsmax, The Telegraph is outlining a scenario by which Al Gore becomes the Democratic Nominee for President.

This man supplied some of the weaponry used in two major college mass murders. He is eager to continue supplying these weapons in the hopes that someday a good guy will shoot a bad guy. Eric Thompson, owner of, is the goto guy if you need guns, especially the widely loved Glock handgun. The…