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Archives for September, 2008

ID and Global Warming – No contest

Over at Uncommon Descent, “DaveScot” has attempted to make the case that “public interest in global warming evaporates”. By his own measure, public interest in ID barely exists.

Monday Mustelid #31

Japanese badger – Meles anakuma Temminck 1844

Ironic Statement of the Month

“I feel like [Obama] is an elitist” says a blue-collar single mom who supported Hillary Clinton and has now decided to support McCain. Just joking! The statement was made by Lynn Forester de Rothschild, CEO of EL Rothschild and wife of international banker Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, whom happens to live in New York and…

Catholic News Service reports: Speakers invited to attend a Vatican-sponsored congress on the evolution debate will not include proponents of creationism and intelligent design, organizers said. The Pontifical Council for Culture, Rome’s Pontifical Gregorian University and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana are organizing an international conference in Rome March 3-7 as one of…

Monday Mustelid #30

Sable, Martes zibellina L.

Source and story here.

Lipstick on a pig

Veggie food meme.

Following on from the last food meme, Janet gives us 100 vegetarian dishes to try. As there is nothing vegetarian I won’t try, I’l just bold those I have tried and pass this along. As usual, comments are welcome.

Win stuff!

Want to win a trip for two to New York? Airfare with four nights in a four star hotel? Behind the scenes tours of science sites? And dinner with your favorite ScienceBlogger (who shall remain nameless)? Of course you do. Details are here, but all you need to do is leave a comment using a…

Yes, it’s Sarah Palin. And it has nothing to do with creationism. Read more here.