Archives for February 25, 2009

Male vs. Female Brains

The male and female human brains are different. Some of the better documented differences are similar to differences seen in other mammals. They are hard to find, very small, and may or may not be of great significance. Obviously, some are very important because they probably relate to such things as the ability … or…

Topi or not Topi …

Go to any bar and you’ll see a lot of males standing and sitting around not mating. I’ll bet you would have guessed that the reason they are not mating is that no females will mate with them for one reason or another. But there is the distinct possibility that they are very inconspicuously resisting…

Midori’s Floating World Cafe

Lizzie, got a job. It’s a pretty nice job, with benefits and a salary and everything. Not in her field (biology), but it is a job she likes. So I took her out for a congratulatory dinner, which ultimately gave me a chance to try a new restaurant. Also, we had been in a routine…

Coleman Goof

So Ana IM’s me, and I can tell through the text that she was almost out of breath with excitement or fear or something. But then I remembered shes been observing the Minnesota Senate court challenge. Turns out something rather interesting happened. Luckily, TPM has it covered: Norm Coleman’s lawyers just had a very awkward…

When will the madness end? When the Republicans dry up and blow away, of course. In the Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union 2.0 address, by Bobby Jindal, governer of Louisiana, we heard this: “Instead of monitoring volcanoes, what Congress should be monitoring is the eruption of spending in Washington, D.C.,” The reason…

Why is there no Birth Control Pill for men? The answer I’d like to propose can be summed up in two closely linked words pilfered from the question itself:

Tech Tech Boom

… is a social networking site for kids (teenagers?) who are into STEM. It is in Beta version, and it is here.

i just

joined twitter