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Archives for June 8, 2006

Tangled Bank

A slightly late plug, but big, brand new Tangled Bank is here. Enjoy the best science blogging of the last two weeks.

From The Examining Room, Dr. Charles, blog carnival afficianado and all around talented medblogger, comes the transcript of the 36th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle. It begins with a question: To readers who distrust science, knowledge found through experimentation, and the secular truths of reason in favor of simply believing – I ask you –…

A couple of days ago, on the Day of the Beast (6/6/06), Ann Coulter took the opportunity to unleash yet another spray of spittle-drenched attacks on liberals (Godless: The Church of Liberalism) into bookstores across the nation. As is her schtick, she’s made quite the stir over the airwaves by making very inflammatory and offensive…

First, the good news: Holocaust-denying, white nationalist, atheist nutjob Larry Darby lost the Democratic primary for Attorney General in Alabama. Now the bad news: He somehow managed to garner 43.53% of the vote. His opponent got 56.47%. It wasn’t close, but it was a hell of a lot closer than I thought it would be.…

Bush, Bono, what’s the difference?

Via Stranger Fruit, here’s a video that’ll disturb U2 fans everywhere.