Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for December, 2008

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

Carnivalia

Here’s the latest blog carnivals that have been published for you to enjoy. Everything Worth Reading, 11th edition. This blog carnival is similar to Carnival of the Vanities because it focuses on the best blog entry published on a blog each month, regardless of topic.

Sunset Over Maui 2

tags: sunset, Hawaii, landscape, nature, image of the day Sunset, Wailea, Maui, 2 Image: John del Rio [larger view].

tags: Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis, photographed in Snohomish County, Washington State. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Marv Breece, 19 April 2007 [larger view]. Canon EOS 350D 1/2000s f/6.3 at 270.0mm iso400. Please name at least one field mark that…

2008: The Year in Review

tags: politics, the year in review, JibJab, humor, streaming video This amusing little video quickly summarizes 2008 — a rather sad and scary year, if you ask me [2:13]

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

tags: books, meme, five books I wish I’d never read, book review Here’s a meme that is a little bit different from the usual sorts because it is a negative meme. I usually celebrate all the wonderful books I read and review on my blog, but there are some books that I wish I had…

tags: Central Park, NYC, tufted titmouse, image of the day Central Park Tufted Titmouse. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger view].

tags: farewell GW, John Sherffius, politics, humor, comedy Image: John Sherffius, 28 December 2008 [larger view]. Read the fine print, if you can (and you really aren’t expected to be able to read it), then tell me what you think of the current resident of the White House.

tags: Lincoln’s Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Lincoln’s Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii, photographed in Manhattan, Kansas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Dave Rintoul, 25 October 2008 [larger view]. Please name at least one field mark that supports your identification.