Archives for February 20, 2011

Libya and Muammar al-Gaddafi (Qaddafi)

As Libya and Gaddafi move to a more prominent place in the news, I thought I’d point to a few posts on the topic. As an Africanist Archaeologist, I’ve got a special interest in Libya (though I’ve never worked there or visited). Haua Fteah is there. Haua Fteah is a cave facing north and overlooking…

Why is my poop green?

As a science blogger, I hear a lot of interesting questions, and this is one of the more interesting questions I’ve heard in a while. It is, I’m sure, rather disconcerting to notice that your feces are the color of a corroded penny, and not know why. Or, if your feces are the usual brown…

PZ Myers on Minnesota Atheist Talk Radio

Today’s interview with PZ Myers was pretty much Dick Cavett meets David Susskind. OK, maybe more like Jerry Springer meets The View. Well, not really, more like … Oh I don’t know. Let’s just say you don’t want to miss it. And, since you already did miss it you need to listen to the podcast,…

Please Help LaVerne Knight-West

The Skeptics Community is asking for people to help LaVerne. Bad things happened to her and her family. A few bucks from everybody would be nice. Please click here and make a small contribution.