Archives for January 10, 2010

Did you ever watch cattle? I mean, really watch them, for a few hours? Mostly they just sit or stand around munching on grass, chewing their cud, or snoozing. But every once in a while a handful of them will stand up and point in one direction. And they may take a few steps in…

Which is bigger, cats or dogs?

What is the answer to this age old question?

Speaking of “Negro” …

Nevada Democratic Senator and Senate Leader Harry Reid apparently stepped in it: The US Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, has apologised for private comments he made about Barack Obama before the 2008 presidential election. He is quoted in a new book as saying Mr Obama could win since he was a “light-skinned” African-American “with no…

What is the role of culture in defining differences? Check this out. Gender differences: blue for boys and pink for girls? Check this out. Not all stars are created equal.

African Skeptic Mayday

Please make yourself aware of this situation described on Phil Plait’s blog.