Archives for March 22, 2009

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Do I need to spell this out for you? Transcript and background available here.

PalMD on the Radio

There is an interesting post game analysis of PalMD’s radio interview of this morning on the interviewer’s web site. Here. Have a look. (PalMD is at the White Coat Underground) ADDED: The show is a podcast here.

Don’t Take O2 for Granted

There has always been Oxygen on the earth, but it was not floating around free in the atmosphere as it is today (most of it still isn’t). Indeed, it is kind of strange that the earth is blanketed in a mixture of toxic, corrosive liquid (water) and equally corrosive gas (the oxygen in the atmosphere).…

Check Out The Reef Tank

The Reef Tank is an enterprise that supports and supplies salt water aquarists and supports the use of captive raised organisms and knowledge about ecosystems and conservation issues. From their site: The Reef Tank is a unique bulletin board with a unique philosophy. Our mission is to provide a supportive, flame-free environment for beginning and…

Volcanic Eruptions Galore

Brimstone Pit: And some great photographs of various volcanoes here.

From my homey Emetrece: El 3 de abril, en la Ciudad de La Habana, se realizara la ceremonia de premiación “Puños Arriba” en el Cine-Teatro Rivera de 23 y G // 8PM Categorías en competencia incluyen: Canción Beef, Canción Social, Canción al amor. Canción mas popular, Mejor featuring, Mejor Beat, Mejor Grabación, Mejor Video Clip,…

Leo Berman, Republican State Rep in Texas, has proposed a bill that would allow the Institute for Creation Research to issue advanced degrees in Creationism. The faux educational institution, which moved from California to Texas several years ago hoping to dupe the Texans into exactly this sort of idiotic thing, was previously denied this right…

… known to us as The Gene Genie, has been transcribed in the form of volume 44, here, at Mary Meets Dolly Dot Com.

The National Young Women’s Leadership Conference is going on. You can get to related information via this blog: Choices Feminist Campus. Welcome to the second day of our National Young Women’s Leadership Conference. WOOHOO! We are Showing this morning’s plenary live today on UStream — same link as below for yesterday’s plenary. It will be…

A Young River in an Old Valley

The Red River is flooding again, and people up there are filling sandbags again. So I thought I’d provide a little context to this important news. The Red River in Minnesota flows backwards in its channel, in a northerly direction. Its course is backwards not because it’s going north (many people in America do think…