Blogospherics

Please Help the Louisville Library

Yesterday the city of Louisville suffered a freak thunderstorm that dumped half a foot of rain in an hour and a quarter. Their library has been devastated, to the tune of a million-plus dollars in damage…. I ask anyone who is able to throw a few bucks their way.,,,

How Do Blogs Help Recruit Women and Minorities in the Geosciences?
we decided to approach this problem as scientists – by collecting data and analyzing the results. Specifically, we’d like to know how blogs might help in the recruitment and retention of women and minorities. We plan to discuss our results at the GSA session on “Techniques and Tools for Effective Recruitment, Retention and Promotion of Women and Minorities in the Geosciences.”


Support the Maine Water Warriors

Nestle’s is grabbing the State of Maine’s water supply to ship elsewhere. Real people in Maine speak out against this draining of Maine’s natural resource. Water for people, not for profit.

Nestle’s bottles these brands: Arrowhead, Calistoga, Deer Park, Ice Mountain, Ozarka, Poland Spring, Zephyrhills, Perrier, S. Pellegrino, Acqua Panna, Contrex, NestlĂ© Pure Life.


Framing the enemy

A recently-released study from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor has come to the interesting conclusion that college students majoring in the humanities become much less religious than college students who major in the physical sciences.