Archives for November 18, 2008

Here are a few things you might enjoy reading or watching while I’m off saving democracy: Read about the senate recount at Bitch PhD Look at pretty pictures from Kenya. Watch the funny cop video HERE at The Science Pundit. Find out about the Next Species Predicted to Be Lost to Climate Change. Consider, and…

For The Lorax

You do know that it works like this: Fungus and animals are sister taxa to the exclusion of plants. This might make the following less scary. Or more scary. Hat tip: The Lorax. The Lorax is here: http://angrybychoice.blogspot.com/ (Warning, that site will make noise when you open it.)

It started out as a church. Then the children were taken away because, according to authorities, they were being held in some sort of hareem of young girls for the church leader’s pleasure. Now, they will probably start calling it a ‘cult.’ But it isn’t. It’s just a church. State officials on Tuesday took into…

ALASKA SENATE RACE CALLED

And the winner is …… Democrat Mark Begich called winner over Ted Stevens. The count is still on, but MSNCB is reporting that AP is calling the race. A recount could be requested. Now, everything is ruined for Sarah Palin.

I did that once, and got totally screwed. I went in for an oil change. The guys at the Jiffy Lube convinced me that I should also get my tires rotated (though they did not succeed in convincing me to have the transmission oil reconditioned). When I drove off, it turned out that they had…

Ana, this is for you ….

Just when you think you should not go back into the water, something like this comes along and tells you….

My new weather-proof Antarctic Bookmark!

It was one of the items in the envelope.

Unmasking Europa

Unmasking Europa: The Search for Life on Jupiter’s Ocean Moon by Richard Greenberg is the exploration of one of the more interesting planetary bodies of our solar system … Europa, a moon of Jupiter, as well as one of the more interesting episodes in the politics of science. Europa is the sixth moon of Jupiter,…

… and verily, got their asses totally smitten. But they will never lean, will they! Nice pictures of the Flalse Idol of Wall Street at Holocene Hominid

The oldest genetically identifiable nuclear family met a violent death, according to analysis of remains from 4,600-year-old burials in Germany. Writing in the journal PNAS, researchers say the broken bones of these stone age people show they were killed in a struggle. Comparisons of DNA from one grave confirm it contained a mother, father, and…