Archives for January 4, 2009

The original video couldn’t make it, so here’s a substitute teacher video:

Go to the window … Go to the window … Of the Beagle Project Blog Shop and buy yourself some naturally selected Darwin Gear, and help the Beagle get off the ground. Or out of the port, as it were. Details here. Where else to get info on the Yellowstone Volcanoes that the Volcanism Blog?…

Helen Suzman

Helen Suzman was for many years a lone voice among white South Africans in power, actively opposing Apartheid. She died on New Years day at the ripe old age ofr 91. She was buried today. The mourners included President Kgalema Motlanther and the last leader of apartheid regime, F W de Klerk. Mr de Klerk…

The Game…

UPDATE: We suck. They’re pretty good. We do not deserve to win. If by some chance we do manage to win, we should not accept it. We suck. … is going pretty well. We are losing by only a small amount. Mike wanted me to live blog this game, but I assure you that you…

Carnivalia!!!

I would like to begin by reminding you that the next edition of the Linnaeus’ Legacy blog carnival will be hosted HERE In theory, it will come out tomorrow, but I have the sense that a few more submissions (your?) are still to come in, so I may delay posting until Tuesday morning. So you…

Will VP35 be Ebola’s weak link?

Ebola is a viral disease that only occasionally infects humans, but when it does, he fatality rate is very high. In some population, where culturally determined methods of treating the dead involve a lot of contact with bodily fluids and where people are unaware of techniques to avoid spread of infection and are otherwise at…

How to live trap a mouse

Sheril has asked for suggestion on live trapping mice, and since this is a bit involved I thought I’d blog it. Please feel free to add your suggestions below.

Bloggerifics

A few items of interest from the Intertubes: Fanaticism is not confined to religion. (Caution: This web site will start talking when you link to it. A practice to which I stronly object and that will require me to remove it from my blog roll.) Here. An interesting analysis of Barack The Magic Negro song,…

Someone on the internet agrees with me

… regarding the likely response by Coleman following the certification of the Minnesota Senatorial Race tomorrow (Monday) by the Canvassing Board. No matter who wins, either party can lodge a legal challenge, potentially pushing the election results out quite a period of time from now. In 1969, Minnesota was unable to certify their Senator until…

Technology Tidbits

If you have a busted Zune, go here to find out how to fix it. You might like to know that Actor Matt Smith Will Be 11th Doctor Who. I hear that there are Seven Reasons Why Linux Will Succeed in 2009. Here. Do you have an iPhone? Want to hack it? Click here.