Archives for June 12, 2008

This camera pill is not larger than a candy. It can be swallowed by the patient. The doctor steers it through esophagus and stomach …. So, you swallow this “pill” and miniaturized scientists riding inside get to travel around inside your body like in that movie, doing battle with your immune system while searching for…

Cedar Rapids Iowa = Waterworld

Two Dinosaur Books for the Kiddies

Giant Dinosaurs of the Jurassic is a children’s book for kids in third to fifth grade or, in my opinion, a little younger. Certainly this is an excellent choice, because of the cool illustrations, of a book to read aloud to the pre-literate little ones.

Bird Web Carnival

I and the Bird #77; The Birds Greatest Hits is HERE at Great Auk…

Changes in The Team

Suddenly, James Watson’s name is no longer listed on the Seed Team. Power blogging. Don’t let it go to your head.

Whom does god hate now?

The following image (below the fold) is a little large (that is why it is below the fold). Over one half meg in size. It is a map of major flooding around the world over the last several years, not counting this year and last. If you add in the present flooding in the Midwest,…

Elementary, my Dear. Dump Watson.

I need to relate a somewhat complicated story about James Watson, Seed, Scienceblogs, Me and You.

Pluto is the ninth planet in our solar system. In our planetary mythology, it is the ninth planet, it is small, far away, cold, and there is an important cartoon dog named after it. But astronomers decided a while ago that Pluto is not a planet. That throws everything out of balance. Nine Planets is…

By a vote of 94-3, Louisiana’s House of Representatives today passed an academic freedom bill that would protect teachers and school districts who wish to promote critical thinking and objective discussion about evolution and other scientific topics. There was no vocal opposition, and the floor speech by Rep. Frank Hoffman made clear that the bill…

Joomla! is a Content Management System that is so widely used and cool that you can buy Joomla logo gear, like this shirt. Could that mean that it is a good CMS? And why would you want one? Before I started Gregladen.com, I went through all of the content management sites that I had available…