Archives for August 3, 2011

Kalahari Green and Red

I have a childhood memory of a troop of baboons, waiting among nearby rocks on a sun baked kopje, taking notice of nearby humans and watching and waiting until they saw a weakness and finally moving in for the kill, barking, grabbing, ripping livid flesh with long sharp canines, howling like wolves. And for the…

What is dark matter?

I’ll bet you can’t explain dark matter in less than one minute.

New Blogs

In case you’ve been living in a well insulated cave, you need to know about Freethought Blogs Dot Com at, which is where PZ Myers, Ed Brayton Digital Cuttlefish and some others are blogging. Also, Sheril Kirshenbaum has departed from Wired and has started her own blog, A Culture of Science. Check them out!