Archives for August 29, 2008

According to the BBC, John McCain has picked Alaskan Sarah Palin for VEEP.

Pop Sci Book Meme

There is a new book meme, started by Jennifer Oullette, and so far infecting John Lynch and PZ Myers. This is a Pop Science book meme. PZ added a few to Jennifer’s list, and I’ve added a few more. Bold = read. What are we missing? Which, among those not bolded here, should I read…

ABC’s coverage of this is here Hat Tip: Ed Brayton

…. Or so goes the last sentence in the current National Hurricane Center forecast discussion. This is Gusav. Even though it is only a strong tropical storm, it looks a lot like a hurricane already. This could be a Category IV hurricane in two or three days (Gustav, Atlantic Floater 1 Visible, Friday AM).

Webster Cook Impeached, Found Guilty

Webster Cook, the Florida student who was physically and politically attacked by forces directly and indirectly allied with the Catholic Church, was impeached and found guilty by the school government of his college. This is according to a source close to Webster, his friend, Benjamin Collard. For more information on events leading up to this,…

You have probably already heard that some time in the month of September, the millionth comment will be placed on some blog somewhere on the Scienceblogs Dot Com networks. We think the servers can only hold one million comments, so when this happens the whole thing shuts down. So, what will we do when the…