Archives for September 9, 2009

Pax Flu Outbreak Near 100 cases

Is that a lot or a little? PAX organizers say they have confirmed nearly 100 cases of H1N1 virus infections, or swine flu, in the wake of the Seattle videogame convention, which drew approximately 75,000 gamers to the Washington State Convention and Trade Center between Sept. 4 and 6. source So, that’s about one tenth…

Here’s the whole thing: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy John Dingell’s Wikipedia page is here.

My friend Virginia Hughes is asking this question on her blog pursuant to a conference she is going to. She has a survey she’d like people to take. The survey takes about 15 seconds so please go and help her out. For background: Virginia was the blog herder for Scienceblogs.com for a while. She’s quite…

The following video is mercifully missing its sound. Go to 1 minute and start watching there.

Did you need proof that the Right Wing is stocked with nefarious morons? And I’m not sure which word to emphasize, nefarious or moron. Both, I guess. About a year ago today was the Republican National Convention, and at that time (and prior, during, and after) numerous arrests were made under Patriot-Act spawn laws of…

a repost Fossils of a newly discovered species of dinosaur — a 10-meter-long, elephant-weight predator — were discovered in 1996 along the banks of Argentina’s Rio Colorado, and are now being reported after a long period of careful study. This dinosaur dates to about 85 million years (which falls within the Cretaceous period). Perhaps the…

The President’s Speech

Barach Obama could stumble in drunk and spend a half hour picking his nose and it would be better than what we are used to.