Archives for January 11, 2010

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Lenora

When working with a personal trainer, the first thing you have to do is to calibrate. Then, if the trainer does not crank it up to a higher level, she’s probably not worth her fee.

I don’t know what to do with my life

I don’t know what I want for christmas … Or what I want to be when I grow up, or what to major in in college. But I can write a poem with Google Search Box: I am going crazy I am going to die. I am going in I am going to be a…

Important things for you to read

First, following Ethan‘s Fitness Challenge (to which I responded here) there is another new entry by Dunford here. Discovering Biology in a Digital World gears up for Science Online 2010: Citizen Science: all fun and no data? ScienceOnline 2010 Isis is branching out from the realm of incivility to the world of diversity, also at…

Race and Class

If you follow the race-IQ discussion, you’ll note that the entire edifice is calibrated to questions of work and class. As long as classism stands, the arguments of inherent ability will be plausible to far too many people, and the problem of blacks in poverty will be used to justify itself. Just as racism has…

#scio10 Conferencing

Science Online 2010 is coming up in a few days. There is a post at A Blog Around the Clock that is a veritable clearing house for all of the blogospheric information on this conference, including ways for you to participate in the conference even if you do not attend in physical form. I’m sure…

New Scienceblogs Dot Com Blogs

Christina Agapakis is now blogging at Oscillator… and has some interesting stuff for you. Click her to visit. Vince LiCata is blogging at The Worlds’ Fair. Go say hey. And then there is this blog, which is meant to be a sort of repository for Science Online 10 stuff.

From Fit to Fat to Fit: Joining the Gym

Continued from here Back from South Africa and with some time on my hands, I was hell bent on keeping the promise I had made to myself to get back into shape. For most people I know, this would mean eating better and going to the gym more often. But for me, it meant eating…