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Al Gore addresses the Netroots Nation: Nancy Pelosi, and more, below the fold. Nancy Pelosi: Texas Board of Ed. Chairman Don McLeroy: Texas SBOE members attempt to perform mathematics: John Dean: Cass Sunstein: Unidentified citizens of the Netroots Nation watch Nancy Pelosi: Ryan Valentine of…
Or as I like to say--people have to like this crap. Two events over the last month, the reappointment of Bernanke to Fed Chairman and some Senate Democrats' new-found opposition to using reconciliation to pass healthcare reform with a public option, highlight one reason why Democrats lose…
A Nobel prize for levitating a frog - The Dayside "Unlike the graphene discovery, frog levitation hasn't begotten a vast worldwide research effort whose fruits include thousands of research papers and scores of patents. Nevertheless, as Novoselov recounted in an interview with ScienceWatch, the…
Icefish are not the only "cool" animal out there. It turns out there are actually quite a few species that are resistant to freezing. Here is a brief list of some of my favorites: Snow Fleas: These fleas produce a glycine-rich antifreeze protein which differs from other insects suggesting that…