Open Laboratory 2007 - last call for submissions

Openlab 2007
[Bumped up for visibility - and it makes it easier for me to keep updating with new entries] Now that the Science Blogging Conference is getting very close, it is time to remind you that the new edition of the Science Blogging Anthology, "Open Laboratory 2007", is in the works and is (still) accepting your suggestions.

Although the entire process, from the initial idea all the way to having a real book printed and up for sale, took only about a month, the Open Laboratory 2006 was a great success. This year, we have had much more time so we hope we will do an even better job of it.

More than 180 329 410 entries have come in so far (see under the fold) and we are looking for more. I have read them all and written my annotations about each, while Reed Cartwright is in the process of reading them closely as we speak. He is recruiting several other bloggers to act as referees and help him decide - if you want to be a referee, post a comment here or here.

In the end, he will be the final aribiter of which 50 posts, plus one poem and one cartoon, will make it into the anthology. Think of me as a 'series editor' and Reed as the '2007 editor'.

As we are bloggers, we like transparency. As much as the automated submission form makes our lives easy, we decided that it would be best if, like last year, we made the list of entries public. That way, you can all see them, read them, comment about them, and see what is missing and needs to be entered before the deadline comes (December 20th 2007).

Please, use the submission form to enter your submissions (i.e., putting a link in the comments of this post will not do you any good) and pick up the code for the cool badges (like the one on top of this post) here to help us spread the word.

As I wrote earlier:

Clicking on the button will take you to the submission form. Reed and I will get e-mail notification every time there is a new entry and we will read them all and jot down some 'notes to self'. Since we have ten months to do this, we will not need a jury of 12 bloggers to help us read all the entries, but do not be surprised if we ask you to vet/factcheck/peer-review a post that is in your domain of expertise (and not ours) later in the year.

So, go back to December 20th, 2006 and start looking through your archives as well as archives of your favourite science bloggers and look for real gems - the outstanding posts. Many have been written recently for the "Science Only Week", or for the "Basic Terms and Concepts" collection.

Try to look for posts that cover as many areas of science blogging as posssible: mathematics, astronomy, cosmology, physics, chemistry, earth science, atmospheric/climate science, marine science, biochemistry, genetics, molecular/cellular/developmental biology, anatomy/physiology, behavior, ecology, paleontology, evolution, psychology, anthropology, archaeology, and/or history of science, philosophy of science, sociology of science, science ethics and rhetorics, science communication and education, the business of science, the Life in Academia (from undergraduate, graduate, postdoc, faculty or administrative perspective), politics of science, science and pseudoscience, science and religion, etc.

Also, try to think of different post formats: essays, personal stories, poems, polemics, fiskings, textbook-style prose, etc. For now, let's assume that color images cannot make it into the book (I'll let you know if that changes) and certainly copyrighted (by others) material is a No-No. Posts that are too heavily reliant on multiple links are difficult to turn into hardcopy as well. Otherwise, write and submit stuff and hopefully one of your posts will make it into the Best 50 Science Posts of 2007 and get published!

Under the fold are the entries so far. About half have been submitted by authors, the rest by readers. I hope you don't need to ask us to remove an entry of yours, but if that is the case (e.g., you intend to include it in your own book), please contact me about it.

Reading all the entries so far will help you think of other posts, yours or others', that may fit in here. Perhaps a big story of this year is not covered in any of the submissions so far. Perhaps you remember a post which covers a story better than the entry we already have. Have we missed a really popular post that everyone loved and linked to?

Also, if you are an expert in an area and you have BIG problems with one of the entries in your field, please let us know soon so we can send it out for further peer-review. As was the case last year, only English-language posts are eligible. If you have written an awesome post in another language, please make a GOOD translation available before submission.

We are looking especially for more poems and more original cartoons.

The entries are arranged in alphabetical order of the name of the blog (because all attempts at categorization failed), which makes it easy to get my own out of the way first, and let you go on quickly to see all the really cool writers of the science blogosphere. If a blog has multiple contributors, the author of the submitted post(s) is named in parentheses.


10000 Birds

In Memory of Martha
A Myna Problem

A Blog Around The Clock (and no, not all of my posts were submitted by myself!)

What is an 'Author'?
On my last scientific paper, I was both a stunt-man and the make-up artist.
Basics: Biological Clock
A Huge New Circadian Pacemaker Found In The Mammalian Brain
Sex On The (Dreaming) Brain
A Pacemaker Is A Network
Framing Science - the Dialogue of the Deaf
The Scientific Paper: past, present and probable future

A Cat Nap

University and depression, Part I: the undergrad years

A Drunkard's Walk Through Modern Science

A Flip-Book Animation of Translation Initiation

A Hot Cup of Joe

The Bosnian Pyramid: a Brief Summary
The Rise of the Sumerian Culture


Your Folks, My Folks in Prehistory


Retention of American Women in Science


Deep Time For Dummies

Adaptive Complexity

Evolution's Balancing Act

Adventures in Applied Math

Ask an Applied Mathematician

Adventures in Ethics and Science

Just Gimme Some Truth
Getting ethics to catch on with scientists
Kitchen table conversations concerning water


Mail harmless bacteria, go to jail
Egnor just doesn't know when to quit
Would you give your baby someone else's breast milk?
Environmental Change and Infectious Disease
Introduction to Marburg virus: history of outbreaks


The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times
A Question For Archaeologists: Where are the Children?

All of My Faults Are Stress Related

The Sound of Mylonites
The rheology of women in science
In which I go hiking with the kid and see cool minerals... like ice

Anterior Commissure

Thanks, Dad - behave well and you may shape your kids' lives forever, Thanks, Dad - you're a changed man and Thanks, Dad - the paternal brain and his selfish genes fused into a single article.
'Sex? Yes please' - a primates-only dissociation between sex and reproduction
Why we bond - Individual recognition, evolution, and brain size (Kambiz Kamrani)

Reconstructing Prehistoric Behavior & Ecology of Northern Fur Seals

Applied Reason

What's ailing Bayes?


Visiting the Wenas mammoth
Looking for drowned mammoths


The World's Largest Microscope
The Marketplace of Ideas

Bad Astronomy

Is it hot in here, or is it just me?

Bad Science

The End of Homeopathy?

Balancing Life

What does it take to be a pioneering scientist
Why is a PhD this long and hard

Behavioral Ecology Blog

Why theists make poor scientists


Measure twice, average once
Amazon poker
Conquering Divide

Belgrade and Beyond

Blog Plagiarism - web infringement!
Online friending: information overload and simulation of life
To FB or not to FB? Are we friends or ex-friends?


Read my lips, no new taxa
Parasitic males

Bonobo Handshake

Bonking Baby Bonobo Study
Let's talk about sex

Bootstrap Analysis

Shrew party

CABI Blogs: hand picked ... and carefully sorted

Bluetongue virus: knocking at the door

Catalogue of Organisms

Insects Never Fail to Amaze
Relict Frog Sex

ChemSpider Blog

InChIs and SMILES from Erectile Dysfunction Drug Searches at ChemSpider

Inconvenient Truths

Clastic Detritus

Global Warming and Petroleum Geology

Cocktail Party Physics

Brain Candy
Genie in a Bottle
Magnetic moments

Coffee Talk

The 'scientific' method
What is the meaning of (grad student) life?

Cognitive Daily

What's the best way to praise a child? Be specific.

Confessions of a Science Librarian

Interview with Jane of See Jane Compute
Interview with Timo Hannay, Head of Web Publishing, Nature Publishing Group

Corie Lok's blog

Looking for fossils with a shotgun on your back
Scifoo ponderings: how to break the mold in science

Cosmic Variance (Sean Carroll)

Boltzmann's Anthropic Brain

Cosmic Variance (Heather Ray)

MiniBooNE Neutrino Result

Cosmic Variance (Daniel Holz)


Cotch dot net

Horizontal transfer and the modern species

Creek Running North

River of fire, river of stone
Breathing in, breathing out

Cumbrian Sky

Titan - the new New World

Curly Arrow

Fun with singlet oxygen

Daily Kos (Darksyde)

A Rose By Any Other Name
When Good Cells Go Bad

Daily Kos (Mark H)

Tropical Strays

Darwin says just so

How human got so brainy

DC's Goodscience

Science in an Age of Endarkenment

Deanne Taylor's blog

Faculty diversity in science

Deep-Sea News

Our Ocean Future: The Glass Half Empty and Our Ocean Future: The Glass Half Full fused into a single article.
Boring?...Hardly...Lifeless & Barren?...Not Even Close


Some breakthroughs have been made

Denialism blog

The Road to Sildenafil - A history of artifical erections
Denialists Should Not be Debated
Ask a scienceblogger - Which parts of the human body could you design better?


SMILES and Aromaticity: Broken?

De Rerum Natura

Logarithmic Gap Costs Decrease Alignment Accuracy

Digital Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish In Genesis
Rainbows and Rubies
Much Ado About The Brain
New and Improved Ancient Technology!
Kitzmiller v. Dover

Dinosaurs and The bible A Creationist's Fairy Tale

Creationist Crank on Plants
The irony Here..
Thunderbird Fairy Tales

Dov's Blog

Life, Tomorrow's Comprehension

Dr. NO and the world of science

Can we truly understand signalling networks?

Dr Petra Boynton

How to email an expert - ten tips for journalism students
Sexpert credential checking
Dance monkey! Dance! Dance!

Duas Quartunciae

The Evolution of Wings


Renaissance People Trivia Quiz, Answers Part 1 and Answers Part 2

Effect Measure

Saving the lives of six of our colleagues (The Tripoli Six), Tripoli Six campaign's new and perilous phase (with Addendum) and Tripoli 6: Free at last fused into a single post.
Influenza virus, science background, I. Influenza virus, science background, II and Influenza virus, science background, III fused into a single post.
Flu biology: receptors, I and Flu biology: receptors, II fused into a single post.
Pathogenicity, virulence, transmissibility and all that
Mathematical models of antiviral resistance spread
H5N1 Crystal Ball is Cloudy
Another 'big' H5N1 science story
Must H5N1 moderate its virulence as it evolves?
Bird flu in Pakistan, the picture at this point
Tamiflu resistance: digging beneath the headlines

Enro, scientifique et citoyen

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes: homage to a scientific style

Epidemiology of Cancer

Bi-modal hazard rate


Careful with that Creationist Claim! Its an antique!
Michael Behe, please allow me to introduce myself...


Family Values
Nonoverlapping Magisteria and Extremism
Science & Technology
I Got Your Distribution Right Here
The Lab Fridge

Evolving Thoughts

Theories of Speciation
Basic Concepts: Ancestors
Atheism and agnosticism again
The Song of the Scientist
Animals and rights
In the mud

FairerScience Web Blog

News Media Spreads the Wrong News, Again

Freethinker's Asylum

Lost Tomb of Jesus?

Geek Logik

No Limit Poker: The Bluff Calculator


Anatomy of a Bad Science Story

Global Brain by Howard Bloom

Who's Smarter: Chimps, Baboons or Bacteria? The Power of Group IQ

Global Voices

Serbia's One and Only Science Blog: Help Save It!

Green Gabbro

The Spinning Dancer and the Brain

Greg Laden's Blog

Framing the Language Gene: FOXP2
Abducted by Aliens ... and dropped off at the Grand Canyon
Modern Humans and Neanderthals: Did they 'do it?'

Hairy Museum of Natural History

A wish for Coelophysis


Who Won The 2007 America's Cup Race?
The Least Known War In Science: Does HIV Cause AIDS?


Rates of word evolution: The less a word is used, the faster it evolves

Highly Allochthonous

How the air we breathe became breathable
Testability in Earth Science

History News Network (Alun Salt)

The Orientation of Roman Camps

Hodges model: Welcome to the QUAD

Hodges model: What is it? [3] The science of sailing...

Hope for Pandora

Objectivity in Studying Abortion
Not So Extinct
Middle Ground For Stem Cells?

Hot EduBlog

View Factors: An introduction and a Catalog


Great Resource on Intelligent Design Creationism

Humans in Science

(multimedia sounds of digestion here)
Foie gras might promote arthritis, Alzheimer's or Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Hypography Science Forums

Re: Terra Preta, Time to Master the Carbon Cycle


Science in Second Life

Inkblot Earth

My Robot is Your Congressman

In The Pipeline

One For the Brave

Invasive Species Weblog

Square Pegs

Island of Doubt

Adapt! The cry of the coward
I'm meltinnnnng ....

John Hawks Anthropology Weblog

Why human evolution accelerated
The 'flame-haired' Neandertals

Knowing and Doing

Good Writing, Good Programming
Hype, or Disseminating Results?

Lab Life

Lab Gourmet
Mad Scientists
That which must not be named


Time to embrace flat-Earthism
It is a cliche that the world is getting smaller, but...
Sense of humour failure, lawyers called
Another Leicester academic prostitutes his science


'There is grandeur in this view of life...'
Homo sapiens: The Evolution of What We Think About Who We Are
Thylacoleo carnifex, ancient Australia's marsupial lion
Convergence or Parallel Evolution?
The Branching Bush of Horse Evolution

Land of Yajeev

In the strain 2000...
Practice Makes Perfect

Life of a Lab Rat

Riding with the King

Living the Scientific Life

Schemochromes: The Physics of Structural Plumage Colors
A Rare Dodo Comes to Light
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day
The Return of the Rimatara Lory or Rimatara Lorikeets: Returning From the Edge

Malaria, Bedbugs, Sea Lice, and Sunsets

Smug Alert
Brave New World?

Metamagician and the Hellfire Club

Birthday Poem for Richard Dawkins
Are there aliens out there? Don't bet on it yet.
Science, and those pesky 'other ways of knowing'


Can you hear me now?
In the eyes of the Aye-ayes

Mind Hacks

Why there is no such thing as Internet Addiction

Mind the Gap

In which I leap into the Void
In which I lift my finger from the 'pause' button
In which I contemplate the unsung scientific record
In which I contemplate the road taken, not taken, then re-taken
In which I rejoice in muscle memory

Minor Revisions


Mother of All Scientists

On going back to work, Part 1 of infinity
On going back to work, Part 4 of Infinity

N@ked Under My Lab Coat

The Miniprep Song
The Font of Teriyaki


Computational Vision
The Potential of Potentials


Bringing Out-Of-Body Experiences Down To Earth
Intelligent Design and the Argument from Ignorance
Sloppy Thinking about Homeopathy from The Guardian
Mediocrity and Meritocracy
Still No Association Between Autism and Mercury in Vaccines


The rise and fall of the prefrontal lobotomy
An illustrated history of trepanation


The Basics: History of Hormone Therapy and Menopause, The Basics: History of Hormone Therapy and Menopause and The Basics of Menopause and Hormone Therapy III: Cognitive Consequences, either each alone, or all three fused into a single article.

Nonoscience (Arunn)

Nano-aluminium and Rocket Science
Scientific Mahabharatha
Halogen Family - a science and fiction toon
Objectives of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
How to quickly cool a bottle of drink using seven equations
Protocol for Permeability Measurement

Northstate Science

More On Ham's Creation Museum, Tyrannosaur Teeth And The Scientific Process
Hadza Diary

Not Exactly Rocket Science

Megaflood in English Channel separated Britain from France
An entire bacterial genome discovered inside that of a fruit fly
The evolution of the past tense - how verbs change over time

Notes from Ukraine

The Chernobyl liquidators: incredible men with incredible stories (Part 1), (Part 2), (Part 3) and Musings about the liquidators fused into a single article.
Q & A about ICARR and Chernobyl

Omni Brain

Historic Photograph?
How moving your eyes in a specific way can help you solve a problem
Brain Science is Child's Play

On Being a Scientist and a Woman

Bringing baby to the field
I will not be a foregone conclusion
What does it mean to assess the credibilty of science reporting?

One scientist, one yeti

The Teacher

O'Reilly Radar (Andy Oram)

Three vantage points from which to view patents

O'Reilly Radar (Tim O'Reilly)

China Foo Camp: On the Outside, Looking In


Do Scientists really believe in open science?

Peanut Butter Cabal

Work, Life, Vagina: Pick Two

Petermr's blog

Open Data is critical for Reproducible Research

Pharma's Cutting Edge

The Afterword of Rimonabant


Segmentation genes evolved undesigned
We stand awed at the heights our people have achieved

Philosopher's Playground

Kuhn, Popper and Intelligent Design

The Phineas Gage Fan Club

It's the socialising, not just the bingo: new take on brain training

Pimm - Partial immortalization

What does a good laboratory homepage look like? Show me at least one!


Buzzword Bingo!

PLoS Blog (Gavin Yamey)

Access to university research and innovations

PLoS Blog (Laurie Garrett)

Libya Releases Bulgarian Medics

PLoS Blog (Chris Surridge)

Free but not Open?
Nature knows no indecencies

Pondering Pikaia

Harry Potter Science #1: The Genetics of Wizards, Harry Potter Science #2: Dracorex hogwartsia, Harry Potter Science #3: Conservation Biology, Harry Potter Science #4: The Botany of Wands, Harry Potter Science #5: Kin selection, Harry Potter Science #6: Harry Potter and the Hypertonic Cephalopod, Harry Potter Science #7: Does This Horcrux Make My Soul Look Fat? and Harry Potter Science #8: Scar Biology all fused into a single article.
Moving Mountains
Out of the frying pan, into the fire

Pure Pedantry (Jake Young)

Participation Explains Gender Differences in the Proportion of Chess Grandmasters
Why Pairing Science and Atheism is High-Brow

Principles of Neurobiotaxis

On the appropriateness of Paul MacLean's "triune brain" theory

Principles of Parsimony

The Tyrannosaurus and the Lettuce: A Parable

Quintessence of Dust

They selected teosinte...and got corn. Excellent!

RealClimate (Gavin Schmidt)

1934 and all that

Reality Conditions

Quantum Mechanics in words of one syllable

Reflections, Ideas, and Dreams

Climate Models as Predictive Tools

Respectful Insolence

The deadly deviousness of the cancer cell, or how dichloroacetate (DCA) might fail

Retrospectacle: A Neuroscience Blog

The Neuroscience of ADHD
On Religion and Taking the Red Pill
Fibonacci Numbers, the Cochlea, and Poetry
Science Vault: 60s Flashback, LSD as a Treatment for Autism
The Curious Case of Phineas Gage
How Much LSD Does It Take to Kill an Elephant


What is Evolution?

Schneier on Security


Science After Sunclipse

Math in the Movies
Cosmos 2.0

Science To Life

Addiction-an HBO documentary


PTC124, a Drug Against Genetic Diseases: Overview
Pompe disease, a rare but important genetic condition
10 Tips for How to Use Web 2.0 in Medicine
7 Tips: How to track the information you need!

Scientia Natura: Evolution and Rationality

The healing crusade: A skeptic's view
On mental illness and some common misconceptions
Faith healing : Nothing more than wishful thinking
A long time ago...

See Jane Compute

On not fitting in
To stay or go, Part 1: Framing the issues and To stay or go, Part 2: Institution and department, fused into a single post.
Learning (and teaching) about technical writing
Happy Woman Professor Day!
How do you pick research problems?

Sentient Developments

The Fermi Paradox Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, either one of them alone, or all three fused into a single article.

Sheldon: The Daily Comic

May 7, 2006


Shor, I'll Do It

Spacing Toronto

Our colourful canopy from a Global News helicopter

Spoonful of Medicine

Housework's suspicious new benefit
Young mothers in science
Denying AIDS

Star Stryder

You are the Center of the Universe (and so am I, and so is Gursplex on Alpha Eck)

Stranger Fruit

Pithecophobes of the World, Unite! Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV, either one of them alone, or all four fused into a single article.

Sufficiently Advanced

Occam's Razor

The 'Verse

One Week

The Beagle Project Blog

Historians: welcome to the 2009 party!
This week in Westminster
Little bones, big inference

The Chem Blog

If you ever made something fluoresce after you did a reaction with a transition metal...

The Daily Transcript

Analysis of tip-usage methods
Scifoo - Day 2 - Science Communication and Scifoo - Day 3 (well that was yesterday, but I just didn't have the time ...) fused into a single article.

The End Of The Pier Show

No Girrafes On Unicycles Beyond This Point
Scientists, Fiction and Sex
The Writing ... It Has Started

The Ethical Palaeontologist

One Hundred
Not A Kuhnian Paradigm Shift
Irrepressible Info
The Big Picture
Scary Turkey
Monday Lunchtime Whinge

The Executioners Thong

Cause and Effectiveness
Science Fried days, hope and hype edition

The Greater Good Blog

Moral Machines
God may be good, but do we need God to be good?
Imaginary Friend

The Greenbelt

We are starstuff

The Ignoble Gases

Contemplating Humanity's Carbon Use Efficiency

The inverse square blog

Brain and mind-PTSD and Lt. Whiteside

The Loom

Old Hands and New Fins
Said The Mouse to the Other Mouse, 'Dude You Would Not Believe the Colors I'm Seeing'
Build Me A Tapeworm

The Mouse Trap

The faculty of Imagination: Neural substrates and mechanisms

The Neurocritic

Female Soldiers, PTSD, and Norepinephrine
Employment Opportunity as Professional fMRI Subject

The Other 95%

What the hell is a chaetognath?! Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 fused into a single article.
Sea Squirt Chics Have No Inhibitions
Anemone's Raise a Tentacle in Support of Evolution
How to Retard Scientific Progress
All I want for Darwin Day is Real Science Books

The Panda's Thumb (Ian Musgrave)

Stuck on you, biological Velcro and the evolution of adaptive immunity
Behe vs Sea Squirts
Behe vs Carroll, redux
An Open Letter to Dr. Michael Behe (Part 7)
The Open Letters File

The Panda's Thumb (Wesley R. Elsberry)

Dry Rot, Not Arson: National Park Service and Science

The Panda's Thumb (Nick Matzke)

Behe 'replies' to TREE review

The physics arXiv blog

Why our time dimension is about to become space-like

The Planetary Society Weblog

No, the Chang'e image isn't fake! -- but there's no new feature in it, either
More on the Chang'e image flap
Iapetus closest approach images are online!!!
Voyager in the Kitchen Sink
Watching changes near Mars' south polar cap
A fifth planet for 55 Cancri
MSL: Landing Site Downselections

The Primate Diaries

The Sacrifice of Admetus

The Principles of Neurobiotaxis

On the appopriateness of Paul MacLean's 'triune brain' theory

The Pump Handle

Popcorn Lung Coming to Your Kitchen? The FDA Doesn't Want to Know

The Quantum Pontiff

Learn Quantum Theory in 10 Minutes

The Questionable Authority

The limits of tolerance
Adam, Eve, and why they never got married
Species and The Economist

The Science of Love

Pitocin at Birth Could Have Lifelong Consequences

The Scientific Activist

Animal Rights Activists Hijack the Brains of Three Respectable Scientists!
Ask a ScienceBlogger: A Sun Ray a Day....
Bush Administration Bravely Fights the New Communist Threat of Children's Health Insurance

The Scientist

Riding with the King

The Seven Stones

How do we get from the Jimome & Craigome to systems biology?
The Broken Double Helix

The skeptical alchemist

Don't get wooed by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)
Framing science: to frame, or not to frame?
The secrets of vision and obesity in the ciliated neurons of C. elegans
Oncolytic viruses as new therapies for cancer

The Tree of Life

Why I am ashamed to have a paper in Science
Adaptationomics Award #1 - Wolbachia DNA sneaking into host genomes

The Voltage Gate

A Cellular Self Portrait
Cutting Down Trees to Save the Forest

The Well-Timed Period

7 Birth Control Pill Brands You Need To Know
Your Doctor Owns You

Three-Toed Sloth

Yet More on the Heritability and Malleability of IQ

Thus Spake Zuska

The Feminist Scientist
Distinguished Schmuck Visits, Misbehaves
Debbie Does Laundry

Resveratrol-Based Natural Products

True Green

Inkjet-printable Solar Panels... Really!

Uncertain Principles

Bunnies Made of Cheese
Many Worlds, Many Treats
Basic Concepts: Force
Basic Concepts: Fields
Basic Concepts: Energy
Basic Concepts: Ohm's Law
Why Do Polarized Sunglasses Work?

Useful Chemistry

Making Anti-Malarials: Feb 2007 Update


Why I got into science
Endogenous retroviruses and the evidence for evolution
On the Origin of Tumours by Means of Natural Selection


Your Creation Museum Report

Wired Science

Mapping a Redwood Forest with LIDAR
Dan Rather Makes Questionable Case Against Science Behind Boeing Dreamliner
Powerful New Poison found in Deadly Sea Snails
Fish Poison makes Hot Things Feel Icy and Cold Things Feel Burning Hot

World of Psychology

Essentials of Sleep
Tobacco Marketing to the Homeless and Mentally Ill
When conventional wisdom is simply wrong

WTTF: Welcome to the future

Armani Organs



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