Archives for January 14, 2009

Signing Off

I am signing off for the evening and beyond. Tomorrow AM I will fly, using an airplane, to North Carolina where I will attend the Science 09 conference. I understand North Carolina is hooked to the internet, so I’ll be blogging from there. I also understand that the weather in North Carolina will be virtually…

This is the second in a series of reposts from on global warming. Why Greenhouses have nothing to do with the Greenhouse Effect, and more importantly, why CAN’T I microwave toast? A greenhouse is a glass house that is sealed to keep air in and insulated to keep heat in but at the same…

Nazi-Named Rugrats Rescued

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Three New Jersey siblings whose names have Nazi connotations have been placed in state custody, police said. The children, ranging in age from 3 to under 1, were removed from their home Friday. They drew attention last month when a supermarket bakery refused to put the name of the oldest —…

The White Coat Underground is Back

Very cool with his shades on and everything.

Recommended Science Fiction Blogs

Pursuant to the upcoming conference, Almost Diamonds has posted a list of recommended Science Fiction blogs. There is also a list of recommenced science and tech blogs, science art. Here.

Largest-ever study of US child health begins (AP) — Scientists begin recruiting mothers-to-be in North Carolina and New York this week for the largest study of U.S. children ever performed – aiming eventually to track 100,000 around the country from conception to age 21. This will be very interesting in about 20 years.

Michele Bachmann vs. Meat Loaf

With a little Al Sharpton on the side.


Unbelievable Monster Creature Found on Croyde Beach, England! Seriously! Did Race Win the Election for Obama? Well? Seeds aside goes buggy: When pollination bugs… Ick: When grade grubbing becomes stalking?

What a moron. A lying moron, if you must know. I love it: “Fair Judge = Norm Coleman Wins”

What is science?

Suddenly we are talking about “what is science” on Well, according to some of our commenters science is a bunch of stuff that many of us science bloggers never talk about! Which to some extent is certainly true. But we are not a textbook! We are blogger-beings! This discussion is going on in one…