Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for January, 2008

AMNH Subway Art #24

tags: sea turtle, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife An unknown (to me) species of sea turtle (there are seven species to choose from) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [wallpaper size].

Like a Monet Painting ..

tags: turtle pond, reflection, NYC, Central Park, Image of the Day Reflection on Turtle Pond, Central Park, NYC. One of my series in “Monet Made Easy.” Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George. [larger size].

Birds in the News 116

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter The Little Bustard, Tetrax tetrax, is one of the birds that occurs in the new Special Protection Areas (SPAs) approved by the Portuguese government. Image: Gabriel Sierra. [larger view].

tags: politics, pirates of the health care-ibean, health care crisis, streaming video You know, this video, depicting the health care crisis as resulting from a gang of pirates would be funny, except that it’s true. Music by the Austin Lounge Lizards [3:24]

tags: All Women Blogging Carnival, blog carnivals The latest edition of the All Women Blogging Carnival is now available for your reading pleasure. They included a submission from me, too.

tags: Carnival of theGodless, blog carnivals The peer-reviewed edition of the Carnival of the Godless is now available for your reading pleasure. I finally sent them something to include, too, yeah me!

AMNH Subway Art #23

tags: spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife A spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [wallpaper size].

tags: performance horses, polo, racing, tendon injury, stem cell research Beat Maendli on board Principal clears a fence during the dressage and show jumping Grand Prix in Aachen, Germany. Image: BBC. Have you read the featured story in last week’s issue of Science News? It is a fascinating look at the use of stem cells…

Seedhead on Ice #2

tags: seedhead on ice, plants, photography, nature, Image of the Day Seedhead on Ice (Ice Storm, 2007) Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [larger view] Go here to see more of Dave’s ice storm photography.

AMNH Subway Art #22

tags: rodent, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife An unknown (to me) species of rodent as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the NYC uptown subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [wallpaper size].