Archives for May 14, 2009

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The times they are a changin’ The song by our home town boy, Robert Zimmerman (you may know him as Bob Dylan) has been rewritten by The Tangled Up in Blue Guy himeself (few people know that several of Dylan’s songs are based on Mike Haubrich. Read the new lyrics here. ~ ~ ~ ~…

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This is very funny (as you might expect). Chad Orzel posted it because of the references to CERN’s super duper collider. (Go see Chad’s commentary.) The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M – Th 11p / 10c Tom Hanks thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Economic Crisis Political Humor

Or, putting it another way, “Why does our energy system face security and environmental challenges?” Please visit ScienceBlog’s new blog, The Energy Grid, which is one of those shorter term issue-driven blogs we do at Sb nwo and then. This particular iteration is moderated by Jonas Meckling, from the Belfer Center, and hosted by James…

Why does a soldier throw himself on a hand grenade to save the lives of a half-dozen unrelated fellow soldiers? Why does someone run into a burning building they happen to be passing to save a child they don’t know? From a Darwinian perspective these seem to be enigmatic behaviors that would “select against” such…

Today is Blogging is Hard Day

Readers, as I look back at the last TWO years (as I did with one year, yesterday) I find that May 2007 was ALSO a slow month for my blogging, even though job related effects could not have been at play (my job has changed since then, IIRC). So whereas yesterday was Stephanie Zvan Day,…