Archives for January 2, 2010

The Carnival of Evolution is up …

… at Observations of a Nerd.

Bora has put out a list of SoTen participants as a twinter …. thing. A list or something. Do you follow me on twitter? Are you my facebook friend?

Items of Interest

Rush Limbaugh is OK. Latest report here. Does HP make racist computers? Gendered Color Dichotomies with science toys at Toys R Us

Circus of the Spineless Web Carnival

Number 46 is up at Adventures of a Free Range Urban Primate.

Congo Volcano Erupting

Mount Nyamulagira, 25km (16 miles) from the eastern city of Goma, erupted at dawn on Saturday, sending lava into the surrounding Virunga National Park. About 40 endangered chimpanzees and other animals live in the area. But the country’s famous critically endangered mountain gorillas are said to be safe as they live further east. source These…

One of the world’s oldest plants turns out to be a 13,000 year-old scrub oak (Quercus palmeri, or Palmer’s Oak) in Southern California. Apparently this tree has survived for so long, despite the fact that it was born in the ice age and there have been numerous climate changes since then, by cloning itself, hiding…

Go Vote for somebody in this poll: Who was the most influential female atheist of 2009? …here’s a poll focusing just on the female voices of atheism. Who do you think was the most influential female atheist of 2009? … HERE

Anthropology Blog Carnival

Four Stone Hearth #83 the totally cool “The Avatar Edition” … is manifest at The Primate Diaries.