I will be in NYC next three days. Not sure if the hotel has free wifi (cannot and will not pay) so online access may be sporadic. The trip is mostly work, but we’ll also have fun on Tuesday night, at 7pm – follow #NYCscitweetup hashtag on Twitter as we still need to figure out the location. If you are there and have time, join us.
Newsrooms vs. the Volcano – Eyjafjallajökull was the best observed eruption in history. Mainstream media ignored everything but pretty pictures. And Why I Blog: Erik Klemetti (Eruptions)
BBC alters link guidelines for online articles
Mystery Map, 1710
PalaeoNews 19/09/2010 – Chinese Whispers, the “humped” dinosaur and a whale wonder (video)
Dangerous Curves and Twisting light into a Möbius strip and How to Slice a Bagel into Two Linked Halves
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Open Notebook Science explained in 7 minutes (screencast)
Jenny Rohn’s – Science Is Vital Speech October 2010 (video)
How does chemotherapy work?
Of Shakespeare And The Second Law
The Allure of Bad Statistics: Gay Teen Suicides and Online Predators
On girls and science
Google Streetview Reaches Antarctica
The Web Grows Wider: Gates Foundation partnerships with the Guardian and ABC News further complicate global health coverage and How Ray Suarez Really Caught the Global Health Bug
Sheep + seaweed = strong, environmentally sound bricks
Most efficient wind farm layout is also the least disruptive
Study Shows That Life Can Thrive Over a Wide Range of Conditions; Implications for Extraterrestrial Life
Variations on whatshisname’s ideas
Why Gender is Important in Facebook
Terror Alerts vs Elections
eLEGS: Revolutionary Exoskeleton Helps the Paralyzed Walk
Solar Tree: Nissan’s Futuristic Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Big Bang Alternatives: Could my light just get tired?
Did ‘Whale Wars’ Leader Sink Boat for Publicity? and ‘Whale Wars’ Leader Responds on Boat Sinking
World’s Horniest Dinosaur Discovered
Vintage Dinosaur Art: Aliki Brandenberg
Awesome Neurosciency, Sciency itouch Apps
Dealing with delinquents in the 1920s
“Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus”: further thoughts and Can amateurs publish in palaeontology?
GOP Gives Climate Science A Cold Shoulder
RTP area leverages its biotech strengths to become vaccine R&D hub
Energy Efficiency, Consumption and Carbon Pricing
“Hi, Thanks, And Goodbye”
New Variants of Science Communicator!
The Sound of the Automobile’s Future?
Terry Deacon, Relaxed Selection, and the Evolution of Language
Photo safari – lion’s mane jellyfish (in an amusing case of tangled tentacles)
1,000 participants at Pride Parade and Gay rights march in Belgrade triggers violent riots
KCBS Radio: A regular feature, Science Today. Better than nothin’
Pavlovsk’s potato problems
Men and Women Entrepreneurs: Not That Different
Walking with bacteria
Whooping cough in California: deaths caused by the anti-vaccination movement
Scientific misconduct and skepticgate