Archives for May 14, 2008

The Hofstra University Library, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Hofstra Cultural Center present a conference: Darwin’s Reach examines the impact of Darwin and Darwinian evolution on science and society in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin and the sesquicentennial of the publication of Darwin’s On…

Emperor Han Aidi Keep an eye on the hanging tree. There will be a fresh astronomer hanging there soon. Mark my words. This story is sometimes told: During the reign of a particular emperor in China, the role of the historian was becoming more significant. An historian sat in the Emperors throne room and recorded…


This is big. This is really big. The Tangled Bank Web Carnival Number One Hundred and Five is at The Beagle Project!!!!!! And it’s the Tag Team Edition with Peter McGrath and Karen James!!! Go there now!

White Guy Endorses Black Guy

…… OMG, did I say that out loud? Maybe this election has gotten a little too racialized….. Anyway, yes, just this very moment, seconds ago, Edwards Endorses Obama. What do you think? Was there a phone call? “John, hey, I’ve got an idea. You go in and help undo the damage Clinton has done with…


Grand Rounds 4:34 is at Health Business Blog The Carnival of Home Schooling is here. I don’t know why I’m telling you that. They always reject my posts for some reason. The Carnival of Cinema is requesting submissions: Go here to submit.

You must watch this to the end. “Just because you were born here, doesn’t make you an American….” (The good news is that the racist haters are even more hateful than the hateful racists. As needed.) Hey, don’t forget to Hit This Poll! [Hat Tip: Boris Milicevic]