Archives for July 18, 2008

Carnivals

A selection of carnivals for your blogospheric enjoyment: Skeptics’ Circle, the 91st at Sorting Out Science. The Carnival of Education, #180 at Steve Spangler dot com. Read about New carnival – ‘Hourglass’: biology of aging at A Blog Around the Clock. And, while you are over at Clock, check out The Giant’s Shoulders #1, if…

A Few Interesting Videos

Giant Squid Dissection: It was a huge public dissection. Followed by a huge calamari dinner, I assume. Al Gore: Alligator, escaped from New York’s 2nd Avenue Subway, turns up in Illinois:

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela I’ll never forget the day I watched you walk out of prison. South Africa’s elder statesman Nelson Mandela is marking his 90th birthday Friday in a private celebration with his family at his home in the Eastern Cape. However, as VOA’s Delia Robertson reports from our bureau in Johannesburg, the rest of the…

Blogospherics: Recommended reads

Regarding the Solar System: Here is an amazing piece of film … so amazing it does not look real …. of the Moon passing in front of the Earth, from a vantage point several million miles away, at Frischer Wind. A couple of items on Sizzle, reaction to it, and reaction to the reaction: First,…

LOL Scientist: Georges Lemaitre

with a little thingie over the ‘i’ … which I won’t attempt in Movabletype.

Simon Owens of Bloggasm (with two g’s) tends to cover online media. Simon interviewed me the other day for a piece on PZ Myers death threat, the Holy Crackers! scandal and the issue of posting emails one receives. His write up on this is now out, I’ve just read it, and I recommend it. I’d…