Archives for June 16, 2009

Happy Captain Picard Day!

June 16th is Captain Picard Day! Hat Tip Miss Cellania

Poll on Science Blogs Commenting

Help out Chad with his latest data collection effort: Of course, I can’t very well ask people to leave comments about how messed-up the comments are, so I’ve been forced to resort to something higher-tech… A POLL!!

And other wonderful concepts. Hat tip, TwoPuttTommy

New Kind of Cloud Discovered?

Cloud Appreciation Society agrees. Scientists skeptical, but considering the possibilities …. Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy As Bill Nye says, it could all be a matter of perspective …

Please help out the GOP (a poll)

The Republican Party is looking for direction. They want ideas about policy, and in particular, about how to react to the Obama administration’s positions on a number of issues. You can help them. This may take a few minutes of time but you may find it …. interesting. Mike Haubrich has the details here.

Maddow on torture. “I make up stories.” Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy We need to just get these documents out now, in full.

Deborah Halber, News Office Correspondent April 11, 2007 The public persona of the Atom is mild-mannered physics professor Ray Palmer, who fashioned a lens that enabled him to shrink any object to any degree he wished. The lens’s secret ingredient is a chunk of a white dwarf star, and a 1960s version of the Atom…

For those of you interested in Super Heroes, check this out: Superhero alter-ego Steve Rogers – the original Captain America – is to come back from the dead in a new five-part Marvel Comic series. The first part of Captain America Reborn will be out in the US on 1 July, but its makers will…

For you Political Junkies. Douche Limbaugh Strikes Again Hey! Do you know what’s REALLY driving up the cost of health care in the USA? Why, according to Douche Limbaugh, it’s people who exercise! Yep. People interested in fitness are responsible for expensive health care. See if you can follow this “logic” Apparently, Douche can’t tell…

Maddow kicks Obama’s butt, but comments are moderated by Dean. Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy