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Archives for July 20, 2006

You may have noticed that I opted out of the last two or three weeks worth of Ask a ScienceBlogger questions. The last couple of weeks it was because the questions simply didn’t interest me, and the week before that it was because i just plain forgot. This week, however, our overlords at SEED Magazine…

37 years ago today: The Moon

Thirty seven years ago today, on July 20, 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong became the first man ever to walk on the Moon. (You can quibble and say it was July 21 by Universal Time (a.k.a. Greenwich Mean Time), but I’m an American, and to me as a child it happened on July 20. In any…

Zoinks! Why didn’t anyone think of this before? This week’s Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle starts out in the Mystery Machine, courtesy of Big Heathen Mike at Mike’s Weekly Skeptic Rant: We join the gang as everyone got ready for a weekend adventure… Everyone piled into the stretch Mystery Machine and headed off on our…