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tags: Cala Boca Galvão, hoax, fraud, prank, humor, funny, satire, meme, World Cup football 2010, Brasil, Rede Globo, Galvão Bueno, Carlos Eduardo dos Santos Galvão Bueno, streaming video Anatomy of an elaborate hoax: If you know anything about birds, then you knew immediately that none of the parrots portrayed in these videos are known as…

Why Do We Do This (Again)?

tags: meme, blogging, Why Blog?, navel gazing, lint picking Steffi Suhr, who writes Science Behind the Scenes at Nature Network, is (re)asking this popular meme in the wake of the internecine explosion that ensued after a misunderstanding at the recent Science Online 2010 conference expanded to encompass the two best and biggest English-speaking science blog…

While the economy is still performing CPR on itself, you may find yourself without a job. Worse still, if you are like me, you may not be able to find another one. In the meantime, here are 101 ways to improve your life (and take up some extra time) when you can’t find a job…

tags: blogosphere, meme, reader demographics meme Every once in awhile, I ask my readers to identify themselves by demographic groups — gender, age, what you do, what you aspire to do, favorite books, and anything else you’d like to tell me because honestly, I find you all to be quite fascinating. I think about you…

tags: blogosphere, meme, science badges meme Okay, my good readers, ScienceScouts has updated their badge page, so I thought I’d start a little meme where we all compare badges, sort of like an advanced form of navel-gazing, except for scientists and other geeks. Below the fold, I’ve listed which badges I qualify for, along with…

Meme: My Earth Day Resolutions

tags: Earth Day, earth-friendly resolutions, meme, environment, nature Mike at Questionable Authority has started a new meme in honor of Earth Day, listing our Earth Day Resolutions. Even though he’s being a big dork by not tagging me with this meme, I have decided to contribute anyway. (I have to live up to my “pushy…

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…

A Meme I Can Live With

tags: blogosphere, meme, 100 unusual lifetime experiences meme I discovered this meme at Guadalupe Storm-petrel, and thought it sounded interesting. This meme lists 100 unusual experiences that one might have had in his lifetime, and so I’ve emboldened those I’ve experienced, and placed a red asterix in front of those I’d like to experience someday.

My friends and colleagues at Nature Network (yes, I am a member of their auspicious group, although I have yet to start a blog there), have been passing a meme around amongst themselves. Martin Fenner is the culprit who started this whole thing off, so go yell at him about it. Anyway, in an effort…

Another Random and Weird Blog Meme

tags: meme, 7 Random Things, Seven Random Things blog meme One of the very first people who ever read or linked to my blog, Tabor, tagged me to participate in a blog meme. Since I am a veteran blog whore who always is looking to increase my traffic, I will play, although grudgingly, because I…