Archives for November 7, 2012

Gettysburg, in Pennsylvania, was the site of a battle during the American Civil War. The battle ran from July 1st to July 3rd in 1863, thousands were killed, and later, Abraham Lincoln gave a memorial address there which to this day is memorized by school children across America. Four score and seven years ago, etc.…

Science Denialism: Some resources

The term “War on Science” comes from multiple sources, one being Chris Mooney’s book “The Republican War on Science” (see below) and another, the made up “War on Christmas,” a term attributed to Bill O’Really. Throw in a little “Culture War” rhetoric and I think we have a good basis for the origin of the…

One of the more popular books I’ve ever reviewed here, judging by the number of people who read the review, was this one on home chemistry. Now, let’s see if we can meet or beat the physical sciences with this new title: Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture (DIY Science). Robert…