Thus Spake Zuska

Archives for July, 2010

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Turn Out The Lights…

…the party’s over. They say that all good things must end. I’ve been mentally inching towards the coat closet myself for the past week (read Bora’s post for the reference), but as you know, I’ve been off spending time with my mom. Now is as good a time as any to say goodbye to ScienceBlogs.…

“The Same and Not the Same”

“The Same and Not the Same” is the title of a fantastic book by Nobel Prize winning chemist Roald Hoffman. It’s a great place to get a hearty dose of science + culture. Part Eight of the book is titled “Value, Harm, and Democracy” and has all sorts of interesting stuff in it on chemistry…

By now, perhaps, you are aware of the uproar about the ScienceBlogs corner of the bloggysphere. PepsiCo has bought started a blog here, called Food Frontiers. Many are unhappy, bloggers and commenters alike. Read PalMD’s take, and commenters there, for one perspective. One of the potential disadvantages [of a blog network] is advertising and sponsorship.…

ZOMBIE WOMEN UNITE!!!!!!!!

BREAK THE CHAINS!!! UNLEASH THE FURY OF ZOMBIE WOMEN AS A MIGHTY FORCE FOR REVOLUTION!!!!! Zombie women of the world, I ask you: why are we content to shamble aimlessly along behind our brethren, following them willy-nilly, eating the leftover brains, and cleaning up after they senselessly destroy some village? Would it kill them to…