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Cynical-C Blog - » Sign for the Night "Keep being AWESOME!" (tags: silly food internet) Unscientific America "Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum, a journalist-scientist team, offer an updated "two cultures" polemic for America in the 21st century. Just as in Snow's time, some of our gravest…
In Grad Admissions, Where Is Class? :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education's Source for News, Views and Jobs "A study just published in PS: Political Science and Politics suggests that in graduate departments, class may be nowhere to be found in admissions decisions." (tags: academia class-war…
The Science and Entertainment Exchange: The X-Change Files: Holy Concussive Incident, Batman "Batman takes a lot of blows to his head. These come from his fighting activities and from being routinely thrown--or leaping--onto or into hard objects like walls, floors, and moving vehicles. The issue…
A Tribute to Paul Newman | Popdose "What the world will miss most about Paul Newman isn't his artistry as an actor and a director, both of stage and film, but it is his kindness and all-around stature as a good man." (tags: movies society culture) Study of Standardized Admissions Tests Is Big…

"It is difficult to think of a (sane) reason why grant funds cannot be spent on the materials and activities for which they are intended."

Management is about process not product. If your grant funding supports growing fungus in HeLa cell cultures and you therein discover a generic cure for cancer, you must reapply for revised grant funding or risk being charged with criminal embezzlement of laboratory funding ("negligent discovery").

"When SteelyKid finally gets to be mobile, we are in trouble..."
For us, baby care so far (ours is 1.5 yr) has gotten monotonically easier with age. Movement doesn't only mean that SteelyKid can get into trouble, it also means she can entertain herself attempting to get across the room for toys or other trouble-free things. Perhaps you have to be more vigilant, but you should also get longer periods of semi-rest while watching her.

Feministe » A Story in Pictures
See if you can spot the difference.

My God! In the second picture, the President is black!

Oh, and there are some women in the picture, too.

By Daryl McCullough (not verified) on 03 Feb 2009 #permalink