Archives for March 26, 2008

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Science News Tidbits

Study shows the upside of anger from PhysOrg.com Here’s a maxim from the “duh” department: People typically prefer to feel emotions that are pleasant, like excitement, and avoid those that are unpleasant, like anger. […] Despite awareness of global warming Americans concerned more about local environment from PhysOrg.com Last week, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown…

Express Your Opinion: Linux Desktops

The following is not really a poll. It is just a picture of a poll. If you click on it, you will be swept away to the actual poll. I voted for gnome but I like some of the other ones too. I don’t like KDE.

NOVA: Voyage to the Mystery Moon

A new NOVA is on the way. “Voyage to the Mystery Moon” is about Titan and the planet it goes around, Saturn. Chronicling a bold voyage of discovery–the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn and its enigmatic moon Titan–“Voyage to the Mystery Moon” delivers striking images of these fascinating planetary bodies nearly a billion miles from Earth.…

New Homeschool History Text

Anne Coulter sends me emails now and then (she doesn’t know who I am … don’t tell her) so I get the inside anorexia, I mean, the inside skinny on some of the moves the hard right wing are making now and then. Astonishingly, very little of this is ever of any interest. But the…

New early human fossil

I have not read the paper yet, but there is a news report out. This will be in tomorrows nature: MADRID, Spain – A small piece of jawbone unearthed in a cave in Spain is the oldest known fossil of a human ancestor in Europe and suggests that people lived on the continent much earlier…

Learning the bash shell, third look

Time for another installment of our look at the book Learning the bash Shell (In a Nutshell (O’Reilly)). Today’s foray into Linux Land: Unix Command Substitution.

An investigation is underway into how a gun carried by a US Airways pilot was discharged during a flight. No-one was hurt when the gun went off as the plane was preparing to land at Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday. A hole in a cockpit wall apparently caused by the shot is visible in photos…

When you get a chance (not right now) have a look at this video. This is a piece done by Brian Rooney, a professional TV journalist with ABC News Nightline. He follows around Billy Jack and Rusty Carter, two young earth creationists who are leading a school group through the Denver Museum of Nature and…

Berry Go Round #3

Welcome to Berry Go Round #3, the blog carnival deicated to all things botanical. The previous installment, Berry Go Round #2, is located here, at Further Thoughts. If you would like to submit an item to the next Berry Go Round, you may use this handy submission form. The Berry Go Round Home Page is…