Archives for November 2, 2011

Science Online 2012

Are you going to Science Online 2012? You should!

An interesting thing happened the other day. The identity of a pseudo-anonymous internet troll kown as Franc Hoggle, who writes the blog “Grey Lining” was revealed (probably) to a number of Hoggle’s internet targets, and they had a discussion about whether or not to out him. The general consensus was that he should be outed…

Vote for LeRoy Bell

My nephew LeRoy Bell is Contestant Number THREE. Vote for number 3. You can vote here when the show is over. You can also vote in Twitter and via phone. See instructions here.

In a recent study, 35,533 prostate cancer-free men in a higher risk age group for prostate cancer in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico were given various treatments of Vitamin E, selenium, and placebo in order to see if claims that Vitamin E and/or Vitamin E with selenium were effective in reducing prostate cancer risk.…

Vote For My Nephew on XFactor!!!

Not that I’m trying to influence you or anything, but you BETTER DO IT!!! LeRoy Bell is clearly the best singer of the bunch. You can vote for him using any of five different methods. … we are giving you a handful of ways to cast your votes for your favorite 12 finalists. And they…

JT Eberhard Interviews GT Laden

Freethought Blogs is growing at an insanely fast rate. Glorious, says I! However, a lot of you may not be aware of all the authors on FtB. Even if you are, you may not know who their celebrity crushes are or what they think of Kim Kardashian’s marriage. In an effort to acquaint everybody with…

You’ve heard about “ClimateGate.” ClimateGate was a very successful but illegal campaign by anti-science to discredit climate science and climate scientists. Rest assured, the climate science is fine and the climate scientists are just trying to do their jobs, and doing quite well at that. Nonetheless, a combination of inaccurate representation of the contents of…