Respectful Insolence

Archives for March 3, 2006

Comments on the old blog

A quick announcement: I’ve been having a bit of a comment spam problem on the old blog, which is now mothballed and is only maintained as an archive site. Consequently, over the next few days to weeks, I am going to march through all the posts and disable comments. I hate comment spammers.

PZ’s Blog-Fu is strong…

Just when I think I’m starting to get a lot of regular traffic, leave it to PZ to show me that I’m still a bit of a peon. Normally, I get around 1,500 visits a day, but what happens when PZ links to me, as he linked to yesterday’s post about RFK, Jr. and his…

A “Well, duh!” study

Occasionally, while perusing EurekAlert!, I come across studies that I like to call “Well, duh!” studies because they seem to come to conclusions that are mind-numbingly obvious. For example, this one: If women want the best possible service at a clothing store, they had better be looking fashionable and well-groomed before they hit the mall.…