Archives for September 6, 2010

Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture (DIY Science) is a new book by Robert Thompson. The premise is simple. The coolest thing in the world is a home chemistry set like this one from Gilbert, which combined both chemistry and microscopy: Chemistry Set Combine the sciences of Chemistry and Microscopy in…

… In public schools. According to one Federal Judge in the US, not much. A Mission Viejo high school history teacher violated the First Amendment by disparaging Christians during a classroom lecture, a federal judge ruled.

Tarryl Clark is not Michele Bachmann

I just thought I’d put this up on Jaf’s recommendation as an example of a non-dirty campaign ad. Substance free, perhaps, but at least it’s not smear. Read Jaf’s update on the Minnesota Campaigns and their ads. As Jaf points out, Bruce Kennedy was such a nice guy, and Minnesotans are so nice, that Kennedy,…