Saw Jamie and Adam of Mythbusters today (live). May blog about it later. In the meantime, read these:
Network effects: The Houston Chronicle’s Eric Berger on newspapers and blog networks
Science writing and readability
The arXiv According to arXiv vs. snarXiv
Yeah, but what does it mean for journalism? A visual rhetoric guide
The Geosciences, Social Media, and Diversity – GSA Today Publication and The Internet as a resource and support network for diverse geoscientists (pdf)
Gatekeepers and The Guardian – say no to blogging collectives
Distilling “History of Science” to 140 characters…
Good journalism will thrive, whatever the format
Hey, Christine O’Donnell – don’t knock masturbation
Medical ghostwriters who build a brand
What’s it like to create a new Facebook account?
Danica McKellar: Are her math books bad for girls?
Ape House – the book bonobos deserve
Factual Claims Associated With Inclusive Fitness Theory
Don’t say you found aliens (unless you actually have)
How scientists think, a book proposal
Tuatara tuesday – its not a dinosaur, OK?
Getting Back to the Phantom Skill
Why does anyone bother contributing to Wikipedia?
Unraveling the mystery of the origin of life
The strange-face-in-the-mirror illusion
Vintage Dinosaur Art: Michael Berenstain
Online Dating: 10 Psychological Insights
The Horror, The Horror (Movies)
How important is hybridization?
Return From Paris and Neury Thursday: Hymenopteran Circadian Rhythms
How to learn how to spay a dog, Part 2: Anesthesia
Happy Blogiversary, Anthropology in Practice
Effective Polygyny in Humans: Turns out it is for real
Survey of Science History Bloggers and Survey Results
Facebook Friending My Patients: Good Idea or Unethical?
Borderline Personality Disorder: Misogyny?
Evolution and Costs of Firefly Lights
Can seabirds overfish a resource? The case of cormorants in Estonia
Jay Rosen moved his blog Press Think from Moveable Type to WordPress – not a routine switch, I think, but a statement. Pay attention.
Is Our Definition of ‘Happiness’ Extrovert-centric?
Night Light Pollution Affect Songbirds’ Mating Life, Research Suggests
Update of Reference Manager Overview Chart
Bleachgate: More Miracle Mineral Solution Madness and Bleached to Death (Again)
How to teach elementary science – chicken feet first
Proterozoic Sponges Claim Doesn’t Hold Water
Less Invasive Science is Not Always Better Science
Scientists prune list of world’s plants
How the curveball fools you: Illusion of the Year
Can tiny marine plants steer some of the world’s biggest storms?
New mental states for the 21st century
Kaiju Eiga – Anatomy of Japanese B-movie monsters
Science Consultant for Watchmen