Archives for July 4, 2008

Jesse Helms is Dead

Ding dong. The mo’fkr died on the Fourth of July. Probably on purpose.

What is your operating system?

linux = smart How many people use Windows vs. Linux vs. a Mac in working on the internet, generally? Are Scienceblogs.com readers different than the rest of the population? Are my readers different? The following data for “The Internet” are from this source that I found via this cnet post on a recent increase in…

Cletus From the National Center for Science Education: Over the protests of leading scientific organizations such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Institute of Biological Sciences, Louisiana’s governor Bobby Jindal signed Senate Bill 733 into law, twenty-seven years after the state passed its Balanced Treatment for Evolution-Science and Creation-Science…

(… makes me laugh .. ) The previous Four Stone Hearth Anthropology Blog Carnival was Four Stone Hearth Number 43, here, at Swedish Extravagaza. It was the Lard Edition. Go check it out. The home page for Four Stone Hearth is here. The next edition, due on or about July 16th, will be at YOUR…

Happy Birthday Ana

Ana One of my favorite commenters, and a good friend off line, known to you as Ana, is having a birthday today. Born on the Fourth of July, she is one of the most patriotic individuals I’ve ever met in my life. In a radical overthrow the government if necessary kind of way. Although we…

Happy Birthday ….

Leavitt Henrietta Swan Leavitt You were born on this day in 1868, in Lancaster, Massachuetts. You figured out how to use Cepheids with the ultimate result of understanding the size and, in the end, the fundemental nature of the Cosmos. The Big Bang theory is based in part on your contributions to Astronomy. As a…

The Earth Today The Earth has moved as far from the sun as it typically gets, and like a ball that has been thrown into the air, stopping at its maximum height before plummeting back to earth, The Earth has slowed down to as slow as it typically gets. Starting some time today, The Earth…

Blog Roll

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