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There’s going to be a new Tangled Bank on Wednesday, 1 October, at Evolved and Rational — so send me your entries soon.
Banned Books Week
September 27 – October 4, 2008
or is this a kind of anti science? I like it though, great humor from space! Well, actually, not yet.
You may have already seen this. http://arstechnica.com/reviews/other/discovery-textbook-review.ars
Not sure if any of these suit, but:
http://kelosophy.blogspot.com/2008/09/miracles-and-statistics.html < - on probability, chance and the randomness of life
http://kelosophy.blogspot.com/2008/09/finely-tuned-universe.html < - on the sheer complexity of the universe, and why fine tuning isn't an answer
http://kelosophy.blogspot.com/2008/09/were-you-there.html <- answering the creationist nonsense that anything we can’t directly observe isn’t science
The Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Big Lie
Goddamn, used the less-than symbol and it lost all my descriptions
Sorry to get off topic here, but I was just over at Talk Origins and the entire site has been rendered incomprehensible. With the exception text included with images, everything is a jumble of symbols. The source is fine, but the pages are unreadable. I wonder if anyone knows what has happened.
I think this makes a good case for explaining accident via a theory of accident being selected by reproductive success–and it is with respect to an old IDiot/creationist standby, the eye:
Since no one’s told my my food science submissions suck yet:
I’ll probably throw a recipe or two up soon as well.
Saw this last week. Thought it was pretty neat.
(via Larry Linton)
Daniel Friedmann has found it! It’s the scaling factor that lets you convert the ‘days’ of…
(via Debbie Merschen Harding)
I’m shocked. Just totally surprised. And it was unanimous — the Supreme Court determined that human…
(via Cannabis Culture)