Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for February, 2006

Birds in the News #47

Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus. Click image for larger view in its own window.

2005 Koufax Awards: Best Expert Blog

The 2005 Koufax Awards for “Best Expert Blogs” have now been compiled for your reading pleasure. This category seeks to honor those who bring particular expertise, by way of knowledge, experience, or academic achievement, to a particular topic. As the years have passed, it’s become more difficult to compile as many bloggers have essentially, through…

I and the Bird #17 Available

After complaining nearly ceaselessly to the good peeps at ScienceBlogs.com about the font, I went ahead and changed it myself to Garamond Georgia for the post body. Despite my inexperience with MovableType, inexperience that led to problems with the overall format of the blog itself, I actually did intend to accomplish this one teensy thing.…

2005 Koufax Awards: Best Writing

The 2005 Koufax Awards have finally compiled a list of all their nominees for Best Writing and I am included. As usual, there are approximately a bazillion nominees, but you can find me between the top and the middle of the list as “GrrlScientist”. They present the nominees so you, dear readers, will have a…

Harry Potter Quiz

A friend, Ian, sent me a link for yet another Harry Potter Quiz so of course, I had to share it with you! I really liked this quiz because, unlike most web-based quizzes, this one is top rate, featuring wonderful graphics and music. I only have two complaints; they should ask more questions and the…

Blog Carnivals Available

Okay, I am back in business after finally resolving the coding issue on my blog, thanks to kind advice from my blog sibling, Tim. Several blog carnivals have been published recently that will interest you. First, my favorite blog carnival, Tangled Bank, issue 47, was published by Kete Were. Tangled Bank is a celebration of…

Happy VD!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my readers, especially those of you who, like me, are alone today. As an added bonus, you can print out this valentine, tape it to your desk and tell everyone it is from a secret admirer!

Can Money Buy Love?

This Seedling: Noticed

Okay, I want to brag. One of my most favorite-ist stories among all those that I’ve written was noticed and appreciated by the gods from the Church of the Flying Electrons, dear readers. I just hope that history repeats itself. Soon. Unfortunately, I had no clue this was going to happen, so I began my…