Archives for November 4, 2009
Starring Felicia Day (This is really funny)… Hat tip: Geeks are sexy.
Huh? …The person I was talking to responded (quite seriously) that WYSIWYG means “What You See Is What You Get”, not “What They Get”, that Word actually renders the document on screen based on the capabilities of the default printer on that computer, so that you should expect the same document to print differently on…
LOL: How do you photograph a bad day? LOL: Unhelpful signs in Seattle SRSLY: New rule: Bill Maher has to stop calling himself a “Rationalist” if… WTF! Loose Tentacles Sink Ships
Here, at Observations of a Nerd! This is an outstanding issue of an outstanding blog carnival. So what are you doing just standing there!!?!???? Go read it! Click on everything!!!11!!
Science Online 10, or as I like to call it, S0t0, is shaping up to be quite the un-conference. Stephanie Zvan has organized a session called Trust and Critical Thinking, with herself PZ Myers, my favorite Radio Talk Show Host Desiree Schell, and Kirsten “Dr. Kiki” Sanford. Oh, and me. Description: Lay audiences often lack…
is here, on Savage Minds. Where else!?!? Thanks, Rex.
When I was first reading about Anthropology as a budding Archaeologist, Claude Levi Strauss was old. When I went to graduate school, I was shocked to see Claude Levi Strauss walking around at conferences, being old and revered. Every decade or so since then Claude Levi Strauss would show up in one place or another.…
Human Cultural Transformation Triggered by Dense Populations A few words on Maine and the dying hog of homophobia Mid-continent earthquakes are often aftershocks of centuries-old tremors Nature Blog Networking: Nature in your Backyard
Paul Ingraham is Vancouver Registered Massage Therapist and science writer who criticizes questionable practices in alternative health care — and his professional regulator calls it offensively unprofessional and wants to censor his website with tens of thousands of dollars in legal defense expenses at stake. Science-based alternative health? Rebellion within the alt-health ranks? Juicy. details…
Click the picture to visit the poll. Hat tip: Pharyngula of the Polls.
Michael Steele is downplaying the significance of the Loss of the 23rd in NY. But Lawrence O’Donnell has set him straight: Michael, you made the 23rd the most important congressional district in the country. The Democrats didn’t do it. You did it. You lost it. You led your party to a disastrous loss that it…
This is mostly about Doug Hoffman, Glen Beck and the Teabaggers. She gets to Bachmann at 4:25. Rachel, I pledge my sacred honor to you! I do! I do! I’m talkin’ about you, Rachel!
People deride Americans for being politically sloppy thinkers, and for having short memories. This derision may be well deserved, but the flakiness of American citizens in relation to politics is perhaps easily explained.
Wow, I had forgotten that Lieberman was Gore’s running mate…. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy
Melisa Riviere Melisa Rivière, of Emetrece Productions, and close personal friend of this blogger, will give a lecture this Thursday at St. Thomas University as part of St. Thomas’ s “Multicultural Student Services Fall Community Dialogue.” Melisa is co-founder of B-Girl Be and a PhD candidate and lecturer at the University of Minnesota. Details:
It appears that Maine repealed the right of same sex couples to marry. (Boston Globe)
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