Archives for August 13, 2009

Interesting Reading

Bitch PhD is getting hitched. Catholic Hypocrite Being Hypocritical (DrugMonkey’s) Vista Fonts Suck. Reality Based Politics anyone?

The Anoka-Hennepin school district agreed to pay a family $25,000 after two teachers allegedly harassed a boy because of his perceived sexual orientation.

Look closely at this picture of Victoria Crater on Mars. Clicking on the picture will give you a really big file, but a much better look. There are a number of things you can see in this view of Victoria that you could not see on earlier version because this is a somewhat oblique view.…

Many promoters of health-care reform believe that people have an intrinsic ethical right to health care–to equal access to doctors, medicines and hospitals. While all of us empathize with those who are sick, how can we say that all people have more of an intrinsic right to health care than they have to food or…

Science Blog Carni Seeking Posts

Get me your science post for Scientia Pro Publica, which we are doing on Quiche Moraine. Submit the posts here

I am told that all Macs come with a three button mouse. I’m not sure I believe that, but it is what I’m told. But to me the three button mouse on a Mac represents one of interesting cultural features of Mac users. Years go, when I was arguing with my friend Mike about which…

Chris Comer was the Director of Science with the Texas Educaiton Agency until she was forced to resign in November of 2007. That happened because she disseminated information about an upcoming talk that would likely be critical of creationism. She was fired because the TEA (hee hee he said …. “tea”) claimed a “neutrality” policy…

Ed Brayton Gets a Darwin Award!

The Gory Details are below the fold.