Archives for July 21, 2008

By now you’ve surely heard about this, the shooting with a rubber bullet of a Palestinian in custody apparently without provocation. Here’s the video:

Janet Jackson dressed to look a lot like her androgynous brother. Her lordosis and Justin Timberlake’s mounting and thrusting dance moves. Scantily clothes backup dancers. I won’t even mention the words to the song. Whatever they were. Oh, and before and after the half time, men dressed in tightly fitting clothes grabbing each other’s assess…

“No Organics” Zone

The Pinwheel galaxy, otherwise known as Messier 101, sports bright reddish edges in this new infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Research from Spitzer has revealed that this outer red zone lacks organic molecules present in the rest of the galaxy. The red and blue spots outside of the spiral galaxy are either foreground…

Blogospherics – Recommended reads

Two Blosospherics in one day … the internet must be cookin’ Do you find my Blogospherics posts useful? Useless? Or, do you find them offensive? If you find them offensive, then you better read this discussion of what “offensive” is and is not on the blogosphere. It is not uncommon for an interesting science news…

Blog Roll

I and the Bird ~ Northstate Science ~ Tainted Ideals ~ Dubito Ergo Sum ~ Drowning in the Real ~ Political Grind ~ Archaeoporn ~ Dinosaurs: A creationist’s Fairy Tale ~ Zach Aleander ~ Behavioral Ecology Blog ~ Biocurious ~ denialism blog ~ The Questionable Authority ~ Signout ~ Salient ~ Plant News ~ Discount…

Norm Coleman Is a Hockeypuck.

From Andy Barr, Al Franken’s Campaign: When we saw Norm Coleman’s ad bragging about how he “brought hockey back” to Minnesota, our first thought was, “Hey, we like hockey, but wasn’t that a long time ago?” And our second thought was, “Wait a minute…they left out the part where Norm spent six years selling out…

Aliens Land!

… On this day in 1969, two aliens from a nearby planet landed on The Moon, while a third alien circled the planetoid. An.. …. astronaut stepped onto the Moon’s surface, in the Sea of Tranquility, at 0256 GMT, nearly 20 minutes after first opening the hatch on the Eagle landing craft. … As he…