Berry Go Round coming in about an hour. Sit tight. Keep yourself amused with these links in the meantime:
Census of the Science Blogosphere 2000 to 2010
On becoming Birkin and letting go of Gainsbourg
Neurophysiology of Attraction, Sex & Love – The Scicurious Mixtape
Pregnant European eelpout fish suckles young embryos
Squirrels masturbate to avoid sexually transmitted infections and The Adaptive Function of Masturbation in a Promiscuous African Ground Squirrel
So crappy it is awesome: Paper from Poo
Electroshocking for fish at the Kingston Coal-Ash Spill Site
What I heard about community news at Block by Block and bxb2010: Recorded Sessions & Conversations
Introducing… Sleeping with the Fishes!
Was Darwin a Punk? A Q&A with Punker-Paleontologist Greg Graffin
How and Why Chromosome Inversions Evolve
Clever Cattle Parasite Captures Cell Division Machinery
Sunbather Singed by Shiny Hotel’s Reflected “Death Rays”
Atheists! Think you know more about religion than the faithful?
Our Ancient Ancestors Didn’t Like It Hot
Collecting Monkey Dung, in Context
Warnings About Discounted Pet Drugs
Ancient Virus Found Hiding Out in Finch Genome
Why did Raleigh N&O publish this crap?! Technology blogger describes RTP as ‘backwater’. Heck, you can just start with this calendar and go from there, perhaps ask some people…..urgh!
TerraVITA Food & Wine Event – Southern Village, Chapel Hill, 10/16/10
This seal was declared extinct in 1892. So what is it doing alive and well today?
Aviation Authorities Prepare for Space Tourism
Eight criteria for a Journal of the Future
Encephalon: It’s come back to life!
The Criminalized Body III: Punishing the Soul: The Ignoble Body and its Status of Honour
Why Pain Cannot be a “Vital Sign”
Cautious celebration and deep concern – renewable energy standard on the Hill
Faculty, librarians and student research skills: are we on parallel paths?
Veterinary fact of the day: measuring the scrotal circumference of a bull
PowerPoint posters: Don’t turn away for even a second
Taxonomic tidbit: parabasalids and strippers
The Oxford Camel is Just Plain Cheating and Maybe all the camels are wrong
The Cretaceous birds and pterosaurs of Cornet: part II, the pterosaurs
Diagrams that make me cry, part LargeNumber