White Coat Underground

My Donors Choose drive is part of a larger drive. ScienceBlog’s campaign is part of a larger Social Media Challenge, reaching out to millions of internet users to help kids. I’m running second among my SciBlings, thanks to Dr. Isis and her theatrics, but Scienceblogs is doing great overall, especially compared to our friends at Discover Blogs.

Discover is a powerhouse. Some of my favorite science writers hang out over there, including fellow skeptic Phil Plait, Carl Zimmer, and Sheril Kirshenbaum. They’re circulation must be huge, but they are dragging far behind us in raising money for kids.

So my question here is why do the Discover folks and their readers hate children so?