Archives for August 10, 2009

Health Care Protests: Obama Responds

It probably helps that Sarah Palin came out with an over the top statement on her facebook page. Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Free Admission to the Creation Museum

As you know, PZ Myers and a well behaved group of just over three hundred interested skeptics visited the Creation Museum in Kentucky last week. One result of this visit is an epic post by PZ which pretty much obviates any need to actually to go to the museum yourself. If you are a student…

The wreckage of the collision between two planets has been observed in outer space.

This is the first in a series of posts on just what the title says: The command line. The main point will be this: Stop worrying about the command line.

Nature Blogging

New Wildlife Blog There is a new blog that looks pretty darn good called “All About Wildlife” and focusing on threatened habitat and endangered species. It is called “All About Wildlife” and it is located here. I’d say this is one for the RSS feed. Musings on Nature Blogging … in Nature Blog Networking: The…

The internet can be a nasty place, and it seems that the absolute level of nastiness that people manage to achieve is much greater in this milieu than any other setting I can think of. And I’m thinking of steel-cages and mud pits. But now and then something happens that restores one’s positive view of…

The town hall meetings

A bit of reporting on what they look like. I’m sticking with my original story: They look like the Roe v. Wade protests of the 1980s, but with a racialized twist. Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

You Must Vote for Analiese Miller

Updated: You can vote again today! This photo by Ben Zvan of Analiese Miller, who is also known as The Anthropologist, is the entry in a voting contest that could get Ana a chance at a part in Mad Men (the cable TV thing). It is necessary that you CLICK HERE and vote for Ana…