Archives for October 25, 2010

The Ration of Reason is a new science nature and skeptics podcast in which podcaster Matt Johnson and sometimes Samantha Johnson read selected science, nature, or skeptic related blog posts. Today’s installment includes one of mine (“The most important human adaptation“): Ep. 4: Ostriches Don’t… Most Important Human Adaptation and One-Way Mars Missions. Check it…

That’s what one of my fellow Minnesotans, a gun-nut proto-teabagger, said to Paul Wellstone after he was elected to the Senate, and was busy opposing Gulf War I. There were many other threats as well, once again demonstrating that right wingers are often rude, sometimes violent, and always obnoxious. This comes up now because Paul…

Homeland Security Oversteps Bounds

And in this case, the teabagger is an actual tea party candidate, in the sense that the Republican Party is the Tea Party and Joe Miller is the Republican Nominee for the Senate.

Richard in the Belize

Hurricane Richard is now Tropical Storm Richard, and is weakening rapidly. When this storm passes over the Gulf of Mexico, it is not expected to gain strength, but rather, will be torn asunder by the forces of nature and stuff and will dissipate. Richard knocked out power and messed up a bunch of roofs, but…