The Ministry of Defence has been left with egg on its face after a much-vaunted seizure of 1.3 tonnes of poppy seed turned out to be mung beans. The food crop was taken during Operation Panther Claw, breathlessly reported as a major strike at the heart of Afghanistan's terror network.
Today, we move to our new home at Discover Blogs: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/intersection
While we have immensely enjoyed being a part of Scienceblogs, we've decided together that it is time to move on. Our tremendous thanks go out to Seed for hosting The Intersection since 2006 where we've…
Just a quick rundown.
Praxis #4, a surprisingly interesting carnival about academic life, is up at Martin's place.
Grand Rounds is up at Distractible Mind
Tangled Bank is up at Ames's place.
And Skeptics' Circle No. 100 is coming soon to Orac's place! Stay tuned!
9, a new animated feature produced by Tim Burton and directed by Shane Acker, comes out in September (09/09/09, naturally). Details are sketchy, but it's safe to say in the world of 9, something has gone horribly wrong, the world has been destroyed, and the only survivors are some cute little sack…