Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 19, 2007

Bear with us on this one…it might get a little complicated: Wasps from the genus Copidosoma lay two eggs into a host egg (for example a moth or butterfly egg). One of these two eggs is male and one is female. The male and female larvae then begin multiplying–much like single celled organisms–into a thousand…

Richard Dawkins will be interviewed by Bill O’Reilly on the O’Reilly Factor on Monday, April 23. Talk about walking into the lion’s den! I’m not sure this is such a good idea on Richard Dawkins’ part. The problem, of course, is that Bill O’Reilly blusters and yells and doesn’t let guests that he doesn’t like…

Time for a Change of Shift!

The latest Change of Shift, the blog carnival for nursing, has been posted at Blissful Entropy (cool blog name). Check it out!

A most disturbing video

Earlier this month, a “mercury mom” named Christine Heeren posted a most disturbing video to YouTube. Not long after, Kevin Leitch became aware of it and wrote about it, shortly after which the video was made a “private video” that only those given permission could view. Fortunately, Kevin had also downloaded the video and has…