Archives for June 23, 2009

Finding Coral

Background: The Finding Coral expedition set sail June 8th in search of deep sea corals on in Hecate Strait and the Queen Charlotte Basin. Two Deep Worker manned submarines will be piloted by our blue ribbon science team, traveling to depths up to 500 metres to document evidence of corals, associated species, and damage from…

… In Illinois, at least. And probably lots of other places. The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) released a report Wednesday showing that LGBT students in Illinois face an alarming level of harassment, both physical and verbal, at school. Inside Illinois Schools: The Experiences of LGBT Students surveyed 206 Illinois students about the…

Near the end of the earth there are lines one might not cross for fear of falling off. OK, you won’t really fall off, but you will become scared and lost.

Coturnix did me

A Blog Around the Clock is doing interviews with participants in the ScienceOnline-Oh-Nine conference in North Carolina last winter. Today, he did me, here. In the interview, I reveal many secrets about my blogging and stuff. So please, if you read it, don’t tell anybody.

OK, so this guy is married, and he and his wife have four kids. But he’s gay, and has a few affairs, gets caught, there’s a messy divorce, and some judge in Georgia (the state, not the country) orders dad to keep all his homosexual friends away from the kids forever. Which, when you think…