Archives for August 12, 2009

Have a look at this. Two of my favorite bloggers re in the top ten: Devorah, who is in third, and Danielle who is in eigth. The rest of these people are obviously interlopers, especially this guy Luis who is in first place. Please go and help fix that. Thank you very much…

The Four Stone Hearth Blog Carnival

Four Stone Hearth is the Anthropology Blog Carnival. The main page for the carnival is here. The previous carnival was held at A Hot Cup of Joe, and the next edition will be at Natures/Cultures blog. The current edition of the Four Stone Hearth Anthropology Blog Carnival is ….. HERE, below the fold. Please visit…

How To Keep The Swine Flu Away

PZ Posted a link to the BBC version, here’s the YouTube version:

This is a continuation of a discussion of the role of the command line in both the functionality and the culture of the three main operating systems used today general purpose desktop computers: Linux, and the other two. Today’s toic: Underlying power.

Well, I spent the morning with a wonderful group of Middle and High School teacher committed to doing an excellent job of teaching evolution in their classrooms. Then, I go check my email and I’ve got a similar number of people sending me this story about a person who could be the next mayor of…

…. Have you ever had this happen: You are minding your own business, teaching your life science course, it’s early in the term. A student, on the way out after class (never at the beginning of class, rarely during class) mentions something about “carbon dating.” This usually happens around the time of year you are…

Waiting for the Madmen to Speak Freely

on Quiche Moraine.

Watching the guy from New Hampshire, 9mm Glock-Man, being interviewed on Hardball made me want to throttle Chris Matthews. There are limits and they are being crossed every day. Stephanie Zvan has something you should read at Almost Diamonds: “To My Conservative Friends and Colleagues“