Nights are getting cold, but days are still beautiful. Why sit inside?
Giants’ Shoulders #29: Esoteric Science Special
Galileo’s great bluff and part of the reason why Kuhn is wrong.
How to Philosophize About the Business and Bureaucracy of Science
Jay Rosen of PressThink.org Explains Fox News to You (video)
Scientific mind: Sunset boy trying to get labs for inventors
Don’t Tread on My Junk: How Republicans learned to hate the TSA all over again. and New York, Orlando join anti-TSA rebellion, TSA mounts PR effort and TSA Changes Its Mind on Security Rules—for Pilots and TSA forced NC breast cancer survivor to remove prosthesis and How Do Body Scanners Work? and TSA Backscatter X-ray Backlash and Lone TSA Twitter Account Fights Entire Internet and Security and Terrorism Expert Bruce Schneier: TSA Scans “Won’t Catch Anybody”
NONE DARE CALL IT SABOTAGE…. and The Liberal Noise Machine and Virtuous Sabotage
Questionable Science Behind Academic Rankings
What are the chances of getting hit by a falling pine cone?
Education of a Meerkat Kidnapper
Calorie Counters, Stand Tall
Partying, Drinking Beer, and Siring Civilization
Science metaphor (sort of): sigma & faith
Oryx and Crake
Maya Shoemaker – an incredible medical illustrator.
Anatomic Fashion Friday: Body Juices
The Science Behind Wikipedia’s Jimmy Appeal
Garco the Robot Retires (1961)
A case of trying to be hip while breaking a hip and Rock Stars Vs Cheerleaders
ODI: Soothing Sound Inspired by Nature
The future of libraries is what we create in the present
What is a DOI? Just the basics
Seek and ye shall find (friends online)
Romeo and Juliet
Bem’s ESP research……
Maybe some of us need a little bit of sex
More on women in veterinary medicine
How to learn how to ultrasound a dog
The Battle Between Thoughts and Emotions in Persuasion
The Tree of Science: How do you know whether a scientific idea is a good one or not?
The Limits of Neuroplasticity
Is female orgasm adaptive? Let’s ask the clitoris.
Tetrabothrius sp. – tapeworm recovered from the intestine of an Andrews’ Beak Whale
The Terror of the Cambrian: Not So Terrifying
We Shouldn’t Give Theists the Benefit of Darwin’s Doubt
What is the deal with Academic Conferences, anyway?
Deserts, tectonics, erosion and natural beauty
Tesla Mad Lib
It’ll make you laugh; it’ll make you cry. It’s…Science!!!
Control A Computer with Your Brain, And Look Good Doing It
The Physics of Global Warming
Tales from the Industry XXXIII: Sometimes I Say No
Unearthening Old Data: Darwin was Indeed Correct About Earthworm Behavior
The Darwinian Tourist
Space food: recreating an authentic space experience on Earth. A review of The Astronaut’s Cookbook.
The sky is falling: How Skylab became an Australian icon
Cholera hits the US and Cholera in Illinois’ American Bottoms Region, 1849
Bodyworld: the Artography of Fernando Vicente
How the West Wasn’t Won: Powell’s Water-based States
Evolving Together: Human Interference Not ALL Bad and Question: Are conservation efforts trying to stop evolution?
Are the Crying Spells of John Boehner Signs of Depression? – highly speculative. Thoughts?
Around the web: male behavior
Measles can kill
Love intestines, but hate the smell of poop? Add coriander!
How Spot.Us Doubled Its Grant Money with Community-Focused Ads
Vintage Dinosaur Art: Ranger Rick’s Dinosaur Book
This is no Picnic – Seasonal Migration of American Black Bears is a Complicated Business
Connecting Minds to Science
Science in Comics: the Fantastic Four on Octopus Intelligence
Book Review: The Wolf’s Tooth
The Brain: The “Router” in Your Head—a Bottleneck of Processing
The science of Harry Potter!
Desk Guide for Covering Science, and academic conferences
Sibelius 6 – Want!
Dance, Blogger, Dance!
Suppose we were to transplant your brain…
On applying to graduate school
Is The Good Book A Good Guide In The Climate Change Debate?
Fishing for metrics
Movie Soundtracks Mimic Primordial Sounds of Animal Distress
Transparency in peer review
Dire messages about global warming can backfire, new study shows
Complex amphibian responses to past climate change
Roll over eggs…it’s time for (unrolled) tobacco leaves
Win a million dollars with maths, No. 2: the P v NP problem
On the The Reckless Physicking of Amateur Females. – Was Florence Nightingale a supporter of homeopathy? Homeopaths appear to think so, but the truth is, as always, far more subtle and interesting.
Alan Rusbridger: Why Twitter matters for media organisations
Should the public participate in preparing cadavers for students?
Gregory Petsko seems like a really cool dude
Interesting new blog: eResearch
The weird evolutionary story of cranberries