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.
He hates Tiktaalik. He hates it so much he even has a hard time spelling its…
Virginia Hughes tells us about techniques to look inside the zebrafish brain. The gang at HHMI…
That photo is from a lovely new documentary, with this trailer.
However, I have to call attention…
Salon sometimes, and with increasing frequency lately, publishes some genuinely pernicious crap. I notice they’ve been…