Archives for May 17, 2010

Fearless Leader of NCSE, Eugenie Scott, gave the University of Missouri Commencement Speech on Saturday. I’m sure they gave her an honorary degree for the speech, and I believe this makes Genie a PhD eight times over, earning her the name “Octodoc.” (And to think, I knew her when she had only one or two.…

My firefox installation just upgraded to version three-d-somethingoranother which means that right-click-open-in-new-tab no longer opens the link in a new tab at the far right, but rather, next to the tab in which I’m clicking. You have no idea how utterly stupid this change is. I’ll tell you why.

Effect Measure, clearly one of the best blogs on Scienceblogs.com or anywhere, is closing shop. Go say goodbye.

Page 3.14 and Jennifer Ouellette (and many others, see links therein) discuss Iron Man II. Julia and I saw it last night. It is good. When the credits come on, if you stand up and walk out you are a chump. Even though they are the longest credits ever shown in movie history (IMHO) you…

This may not seem like a very important question to you. And you’d be right.