Archives for November 16, 2008

Blorg Muffining – Bees

But not all the bees. Bioephemera (I wish I had her blorg) gives us an amazing set of archaic anatomy. The Bay of Fundie asks “Who’s Bigoted Now? Still Tony Perkins.” Billy explores Enriching Friends at the Expense of Nature. Get your techniques under control with advice on micropipetting from Biocurious.

I read the news today. I had to laugh.

Even though I know this isn’t really funny at all. In fact, it is quite tragic.

Eberswalde Crater is an approximately 65-kilometer diameter, closed basin crater. It contains a delta, which indicates that flowing water was present for an extended period of time in the past. Parts of the crater have inverted channels that have higher relief because a more resistant material was deposited in the channel and therefore it was…

New Theory of Dinosaur Extinction

Hat Tip: Glen

Nkunda backs DR Congo peace

DR Congo rebel leader Laurent Nkunda has told UN peace envoy Olusegun Obasanjo he will support a peace process with the government. Gen Nkunda also said he would respect a ceasefire if the Congolese government did. Mr Obasanjo said it would take effort from both sides to keep a truce. We’ll see. BBC

Athabasca Valles Distributary Channels

This observation shows small, branching channels that are part of the larger Athabasca Valles channel system. These side channels are “distributaries” because they bifurcate from the main channel, which is located to the northwest of this image. The distributaries flowed from north to south when they were active. more

Two More Carnivals

Praxis #4 is up at The Lay Scientist; and … … Oekologie returns! at The Infinite Sphere

YouTube Video Tricks

I. Find only higher quality videos when you do your searches. First, search for the key terms in a regular google search. Then, add this phrase to the end of the search query: “watch in normal quality watch in high quality” II. Select the “watch in high res” option and copy the URL from…

This Photograph Needs a Caption

That’s how fast it is! In yet another installment of: “Oh, I can’t believe people use USB when Apple’s Firewire is so superior” …. ti ti ti ti ti* … “Apple no longer supports firewire, you will now all use USB” … USB 3.0 will be released Monday. USB 3.0 will transfer 25 GB in…