Archives for February 1, 2010

Science Fair Ideas!

The following is a subset of the ideas for science fair projects found on this science fair site. For each project, your assignment is to come up with an experiment that would test the idea.

What is Markdown and why use it?

The joys of markdown are many. Markdown is a formatting “language” like HTML that you can use to specify the final appearance of text. When you use a “word processor” like Microsoft Word or Openoffice.org Writer, the text you generate is “marked up” (or “marked down” as it were) with formatting codes that determine how…

iPad vs. iStone

hat tip: buzz feed

2010 Home School Science Fair

Is scheduled!

Evidence for Evolution

Hat tip: Glen

Crown Jewel of Biodiversity on the Edge

PLoS Blog Post Pick of the Month for January 2010 is as the NN blog Endless Forms, written by Anne-Marie Hodge. Click here to read this post. THERE IS A PIK-CHER OF A KITTEH!!!!

Cheesehead: Evolution is Rong

Ideas that were once championed by evolutionists are no longer valid, much like the false science behind man-made global warming. Students deserve the truth. That’s from a guy running for school board in Wisconsin. Pharyngula has the details.

Amazon “caves”

From the amazon web site: ….ultimately, however, we will have to capitulate and accept Macmillan’s terms because Macmillan has a monopoly over their own titles, and we will want to offer them to you even at prices we believe are needlessly high for e-books. Amazon customers will at that point decide for themselves whether they…