Archives for December 15, 2011

Two Journeys Through the Human Past

Recently, I mentioned two new books on human evolution, and I told you I had a print review of them coming up. Well, it’s here, in American Scientist! Yes, I know, that’s an internet thing, but it is the internet version of the print thing. Please have a look, and leave a nice comment! Or…

I’ve decided to update this blog entry (20 Dec 2011) because it occurs to me that certain things could be misinterpreted, in no small part because of the common language that separates us across various national borders, and differences in the way debate and concepts of free speech operate in different lands. I want to…

Wow, it’s raining Apples!

Coventry England experienced a downpour of apples. This happened to me once, but all I got were these lousy bits of foliage.

Last Second Holiday Gift Ideas: Dr. Who

If you know a Dr. Who fan and you plan to buy that person a present, consider the following: Doctor Who: The Complete Specials. This will be a much appreciated addition to anyone’s library. A Sonic Screwdriver. Don’t leave the Tardis without it! A Dalek Alarm Clock, which wakes you up to “Exterminate! Exterminate!!!” These…