Archives for October 18, 2010

Please help with a science survey

A colleague at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Studies at Loma Linda has asked me to pass this on to you: IMPORTANT SURVEY ON ATTITUDES TOWARD THE ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION – Your help is needed! The Loma Linda University Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Studies is conducting a groundbreaking survey on attitudes toward the…

As expected, the liars, I mean Republicans (and Blue Dog Dems) who opposed the recovery act still wanted the recover act. They only wanted to look like they opposed it while they took advantage of it. Rep. Pete Sessions, the firebrand conservative from Dallas, Texas, has relentlessly assailed the Democratic-passed stimulus law as a wasteful…

… for the truly ungodly time of 9:00 AM Central Time to listen to Air America’s “The Voice of Minnesota” Atheist Talk Radio Show on KTNF AM 950. Ira Flatow (photo) aDNA (that’s “art-DNA”) artist and sciJournalist Lynn Fellman and I will have a conversation with Ira Flatow of Talk of the Nation’s Science Friday…

Typhoon Megi

We have been watching the Atlantic but ignoring the rest of the tropical storm world, mainly because that (the Pacific storms) is not an area of interest or experience for me. But you should know about this: The strongest cyclone in years to buffet the Philippines knocked out communications and power as residents took shelter…