Archives for August 19, 2008

The Four Stone Hearth Blog Carnival, most recently hosted on Almost Diamonds, by Stephanie Zvan, who is Almost an Anthropologist, will be hosted next on Tangled Up in Blue Guy. However, TUIBG needs YOUR SUBMISIONS!!!! Send him your anthropological bloggery! Here NOW!!!

Or so says everybody who’s anybody.

What I had for dinner tonight

You will notice that my blogging frequency is reduced a bit today. Actually, it has been reduced since Sunday. This is because I’m shifting a certain amount of my writing effort to a project that is not the blog, and in the long run is actually more important (or at least, that is surely what…

The truth about bigfoot

They … the guys … sold the freezer, with bigfoot inside of it, to some chumps who claim to be “bigfoot scientists”, and have taken off, went on the lam, disappeared. According to Countdown (Live, happening now) and it’s on CNN (click the picture). It turns out on further inspection that it was just that…

It was supposed to start up in June, at which time the Earth would explicitly NOT be sucked into a tiny black hole. Or at least not quickly. Or at least not a black hole any different than the thousands that are already forming in our upper atmosphere more or less constantly. Did it start…

I think he looks a little fat in this video, what do you think?

Carnivalia!!!

Carnival of the Green Carnival of the Mobilists #137 Carnival of Genealogy, 54th Edition In honor of this blog’s Olympic Boycott: a buddhist carnival – 9th edition, part 1 All Things Eco Blog Carnival Volume Thirteen The Military History Carnival New and Exciting in PLoS Biology Encephalon 52: Q&A

President of Zambia has Died

ambia’s leader Levy Mwanawasa, 59, has died in a Paris hospital after suffering a stroke in June. Vice-President Rupiah Banda, who is expected to take over as acting leader, made the announcement on state TV. President Mwanawasa suffered a stroke at an African Union summit in Egypt and was then flown to France, where he…

And, therefore, health care decisions should take this into account. According to 57 percent of Americans. An eye-opening survey reveals widespread belief that divine intervention can revive dying patients. And, researchers said, doctors “need to be prepared to deal with families who are waiting for a miracle.” More than half of randomly surveyed adults —…