Archives for August 5, 2008
This is Michael Shermer Wow, that was cool. Now since you are in the mood, check this out if you have not already seen it:
Two follow-ups on Sizzle. From Almost Diamonds, “Stereotypes in Comedy”… and from Uncommon Ground, “The crisis in science literacy” And then, this. If you are a US citizen living abroad you MUST click this picture:
Its all about selection for flight distance. (Oh, for plants, that’s dispersal distance!)
Food for thought from On the Media: Recently there’s been a bit of a backlash against the angry commenter, especially the anonymous angry commenter. Newspapers around the country have had to disband comment sections because of racist content, ad hominem attacks and vulgarity. The Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut, Eddie Perez, actually staged a protest outside…
So if you have a CD r/w machine in your computer, there is a LOT more than you had previously imagined going on inside there. Wow!