Saturday, full of cool stories:
Wikileaks: Iraq war logs and Wikileaks Iraq war logs: every death mapped and Will the Internet be regulated? (check comments for good rebuttals) and Julian Assange WALKS OUT Of CNN Interview (VIDEO).
The Moth, the Bat and the Mercury Vapor Lamp
SNL Classic, on Bloodletting and Barbarism
Speakers with a foreign accent are perceived as less credible – and not just because of prejudice
But I Didn’t Cut and Paste Text!
The Onion and insect taxonomy
Parasite of the Day: Lophoura brevicollum
Seeing Ourselves: (Mis)Representations of Girls and Women on Television
Tom & Lorenzo’s Feminist Critique of a Glee Photo Spread and Glee for GQ Magazine
Is Organized Crime Cashing In at Pompeii?
Viruses and vampires
Tuna and mercury poisoning
When a Cigar Is Just a Cigar: Psychoanalyzing the GOP’s Flourishing Climate Skepticism
Is Americans’ Climate Ignorance a Tragedy or an Opportunity?
Wolverine: Climate warming threatens comeback
Hey! Who Can Explain What India Does With Its Commas? (Not Commies. Commas.)
There are more things in heaven and earth, cobber, than are dreamt of in your philosophy
Butterfly, heal thyself! (Or thy kids, anyway.)
When public fury and fear start calling the shots
Metrics and Money
Aging and Transportation
How many species concepts are there?
Can History and Philosophy of Science be Applied in Socially Relevant Ways?
Planet Earth through Disney’s Lens
Have No Fear, Food Allergy Prevention is Here!
Fireflies Light Up Hope for Coronary Heart Disease Patients
What poster viewers are thinking
So how can we make things better for dairy cows?
On becoming a vet student: career changes
Number Needed to Ban: a new tool for calculating the benefits of banning particular dog breeds
Persuasion: 10 Unusual Influencers and The Persuasive Power of Swearing
You Read It Here First…Again
Here We Go Again: BDNF Gating of Cocaine Use
Miasma blows again
Personality and disease transmission
Of Dolls and Murder
The Varieties Of Intimate Relationship
Car-Cycle Rack: Reclaiming Parking Space for Bikes
Braille Alphabet Bracelet Wins 2010 People’s Design Award
Bad Math in Movies!?
Molecule of the Month (cartoon)
The Matthew Effect Strikes Again
It’s the Friday Puzzle!
History of Paleomammology: The Taphonomy of Hoplitomeryx
Is It Time for a Social Media Vacation?
Scott’s Second Law of Comic Book Medicine
Prenatal Vitamins. Necessary? Sufficient? Safe?
Around the web: childhood
Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Gishosaurs
Pouches, pockets and sacs in the heads, necks and chests of mammals, part III: baleen whales
Transportation Efficiency – Energy is Urgent
Menopause as an evolutionary strategy
New NIH scoring system for 2011
Kids and drugs: difficulty with definitions.
What Are You Going to Do With That?
How to Get Unfriended on Facebook
Mystery Micrograph #25
Extracurricular Activities May Increase Likelihood of Voting
70% of Stocks Are Held for Eleven Seconds: Nice Efficient Markets Hypothesis Ya Got There
Sex and Money on the Brain
Fungus vs. Hymenoptera (the honey bee edition)
Why dont we just leave it to antimicrobials?
When in doubt, shout? maybe, but not so fast.
Electric Fish “Plug in” and Turn Their Zapping Into Music
The future is now, but more so
The Press Releases: An ongoing dilemma
What will space tourism mean for climate change?
Is Warp Speed Possible?
The Flooded Earth
British Chemists Hacked Off By Government’s “Lazy Stereotype”
The Druid Network
It’s Like Match.com for Waste
Prehistoric Monster Movie: The Mighty Gorga (1969)
The State of Liberalism
In Kansas, Climate Skeptics Embrace Cleaner Energy
6.43 times more French films than Hollywood films can pass The Bechtel Test
The things he carried
Effect and Cause
All we want is some simple sanity!
The Real Reason for Tea Parties
The Rare Mountain Mammoth
Cities: Building the best cities for science
NPR Defends Firing Williams as Criticism Mounts (Jay Rosen: “Proof that culture war rots your mind: “long time viewers” of NPR threaten to “stop watching” after Juan Willams got fired”)