Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 7, 2006

With all the nerdy preening and bragging going on due to Janet’s nerd-off, I couldn’t resist adding my contribution to the festivities. However, a question has nagged at me since I posted about this early this morning. On January 10, 2005, my score on the Nerd Quiz was 92, making me a Supreme Nerd. Today,…

The Republican War on Science

I just got a review copy of the new and updated paperback edition of fellow ScienceBlogger Chris Mooney‘s book The Republican War on Science (website). I didn’t get around to reading it last time, but I’ve already started the first chapter, even though I only received the book the other day. Thus, it would be…

Change of Shift

The blog carnival of nursing, Change of Shift (vol. 1, no. 6), has been posted at Emergiblog. Enjoy!

I am the über-nerd. Bow before me.

Janet, Janet, Janet. What have you wrought? I know you’re hosting the Skeptics’ Circle next week, which gives you much cred in my book, but why this now? Annoyed at being shut out of the hottest scienceblogger list, you decreed a nerd-off, and then everybody had to get into the act, including Nick, Chad, Janet…

An old 1960′s warhorse is on top again

Amazing. Maybe there is hope for the music world after all: NEW YORK Sep 6, 2006 (AP)– Bob Dylan is back at the top of the charts for the first time in 30 years. His new album, “Modern Times,” reached No. 1 on the album sales chart, selling 192,000 units in its first week of…