Archives for July 20, 2008

Blogospherics: Recommended reads

I heard from a couple of different sources that Sizzle’s opening went quite well, and we are eagerly awaiting commentary from Shifting Baselines and The Intersection. But in the mean time, please visit A Blog Around the Clock to read this excellent and detailed discussion of science communication by Coturnix: Scientists are Excellent Communicators (‘Sizzle’…

LOL cat tourist

Trace back to here. [more LOL]

Water on Mars

It turns out that when you get up close and have a look around, there is a pile of evidence on Mars suggesting that the Angry Red Planet used to be the Disgruntled Wet Planet. Have a look at this photo of an unambiguous delta sitting in a crater. A color-enhanced image of the delta…

Carnivals

Carnival of Cinema: Episode 83 – The Man with the Golden Blog is HERE at Good News Film Reviews. The Carnival of the Godless #96 is HERE at Sean the Blogonaut. Carnival of the Liberals LXIX is HERE at Stump Lane, Practice, Practice, Practice at the The First Ever Music Education Blog Carnival. Medicine 2.0…

Gus Hall Convicted This Day in 1948

Today is the day in history, in 1948, that Gus Hall was convicted of “conspiracy to teach and advocate the overthrow of the U.S. government by force and violence.” Gus was a homebody (Minnesotan) and ran for President with the Communist Party for times. I couldn’t find a good picture of Gus up here at…