I skipped a day – so you get twice as many links today, but it is a holiday so you have plenty of time and there is some great stuff there:
Attention versus distraction? What that big NY Times story leaves out
Analysing data is the future for journalists, says Tim Berners-Lee
The Web is (not) dead…if you believe Scientific American, not Wired
What do we want copyright to do?
Three signs your newsroom isn’t ready to cross the digital divide
Resentment News (and More Blondes Per Square Foot): Explaining What Fox News Channel Is
Lego Frog Dissection
The Sexing Up Of Science (I’m Coming Out! And So Can You!)
The Methane Calculation
The first submissions to the 2010 blogging contest are coming in!
Is the tech press needed anymore? (how Apple iPhone apps take off now)
French Professors Find Life in U.S. Hard to Resist
TARDC: Dr. Jim Trainham, Triangle Solar Fuels Institute
Wegman exposed: Experts find “shocking” plagiarism in 2006 climate report requested by Joe Barton (R-TX)
Fly away home
FLYING TRANS: New TSA Security Policies and What They Mean for Transgender and Genderqueer Travelers
The Uses and Abuses of Myths
RockMelt: First Thoughts
Willful Self-Deception is Bliss
Where have all the data gone?
Google launches STEM competition
Handle with care – Who is to temper the message of climate science to fit the psychology of those who receive it?
Whither University Presses?
Sage Open: Open Access Publishing Comes to the Social Sciences, Humanities
Pouches, pockets and sacs in the heads, necks and chests of mammals, part V: palatal (and other) pouches in camels and gazelles
Worst gadget ever? Ars reviews a $99 Android tablet
A primatologist discovers the social factors responsible for maternal infanticide
GREENWORLD, by Dougal Dixon
Big Pterosaurs Really Did Fly: Interview with Mark Witton Part II
Audi’s autonomous Audi TT conquers Pikes Peak – how long before it betters a human driver?
Dependence on advertising to blame for newspaper downturn, claims new study
Added value needed for online media survival
Journalism: What added value will add revenue?
The deal is rotten
Merchants of Doubt: Is this where skeptics fear to tread?
Why the Daily, Murdoch’s “tablet newspaper,” will be DOA
There Will Be Blood
HOW TO: Use Social Media to Enhance Your Event
Posts I’m Thankful For This Year
Video Pick: Rapunzel Hair Physics
Worth a thousand million words: Researchers create 3-D models from online photo databases
Will Economic Health Align with Environmental Health?
The Mad Artist’s Brain: The Connection between Creativity and Mental Illness
What is the Best Approach to Aviation Security?
What are you Thankful For? Pubmed
Will the New Congress Subpoena Climate Scientists?
‘Rockstars of Science’ should be ‘Scientists of Rock’
Videogame Uses Camera to Target Ads
Koreaceratops—A Swimming Ceratopsian?
Managing Tiger Species Survival in American Zoos
Rare Tigers Raised in Africa to be “Rewilded” in China
Can 2,000 Wild Tigers Find Sanctuary in Thailand Forest?
Russia’s tiger forum: Our last chance to save tigers from extinction?
Beyond Understanding – Philosophy and Autism
Looking for PETN, Scanning Grandma at the Airport, and the Future of Air Travel
The Obesity Paradox Revisited
Giving Thanks for the Turkey’s Contribution to Cancer Research and The Genome of Your Thanksgiving Supper
Old, Ignored Records Yield 200 Years of Fish Population Data
88 Years In One Minute
A Mystery: Why Can’t We Walk Straight?
TSA’s Problem? Competence.
Is it ‘neutral’ to spread lies?
Blogging is humbling, when your starting point is professorial…
TSA Pat Downs – How to Talk With Your Kids
Climbing Mount Publishable
CSIs Could Estimate Victim’s Age with Just Blood
Epigenomics: maternal high-fat diet exposure in utero disrupts peripheral circadian gene expression in nonhuman primates
Periodic Table of Elements, Revised
The TSA, Whole Body Scans, and Risk Perception
New Basal Iguanodonts from the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah and the Evolution of Thumb-Spiked Dinosaurs
Science & Fiction at ScienceOnline 2011
Sarah Palin Will Teach Journalists How To Be Unbiased
Four Loko: Why Four Loko’s mix of alcohol and caffeine can be so deadly
Semen biochemistry of leprosy patients.
A parasite that eats snail gonads and controls fishes’ minds
Social Instability in Laying Quail: Consequences on Yolk Steroids and Offspring’s Phenotype
Comments Are a Lot of Work
Welcome, Hippodraco and Iguanacolossus!
Solitary fish hit rock bottom
Disruption, Aggregation, and Third Parties
An open letter to Palaeontologia Electronica
Rock S.O.S.™ Link Dump 3–What About Love?
From the Editor’s Desk: Quantifying Outreach to the Cult of Science
Mauritius kestrel: A conservation success story
Scientia Pro Publica #46
Two fish families evolved electric powers by tweaking the same gene
At a Checkpoint, Terror Fears and Testy Travelers
Magazine Designer’s Guide to Magazines
Do peer reviewers get worse with experience?
EXPLORING THE ETHICALITY OF FIRING EMPLOYEES WHO BLOG
Hallucinogens as Medicine
Crowd Control: How We Avoid Mass Panic
HIV Drugs Taken Preemptively Cut Rate of Infection Almost in Half
Go ahead, touch my junk
Faculty Get TMZ-ed in the Classroom
Theft! A History of Music—Part 1: Plato and all that jazz
How to Conduct the World’s First Electric Fish Orchestra
Lab Animals and Pets Face Obesity Epidemic
BIOMUSINGS Episode 3: ‘Finding’ that Special Someone
Rupert Murdoch — Still at War With the Internet
A handbook for community-funded journalism: Turning Spot.Us experience into lessons for others
To Find Love, the Barnacle Grows a Stretchy, Accordion-Like Penis
Why spreadable doesn’t equal viral: A conversation with Henry Jenkins
Felt up or blown up? The psychology of the TSA, body scans and risk perception
TSA felt the junk, missed the footlong razor blades
North Carolina Sea Grant is hiring a Public Communications Specialist
How to become extinct – the Pleistocene lesson
The Web Turns 20: Linked Data Gives People Power, Part 1 of 4
Internet Summit RTP 2010
Budding archaeologist digs for pumpkin pie
Payoffs of wasting time
GQ & Rockstars of Science – the demographics
Crying over a man I’ve never met reminds me of a woman that did what she loved.
Four major sins of news design
Thanksgiving Science: Tryptophacts and Tryptophantasies
Adam Savage: TSA saw my junk, missed 12″ razor blades
From lit to bio and back
Big Scientists Pick Big Science’s Biggest Mistakes
Literature pollution versus continually retreading the same ground
Al Qaeda isn’t Lex Luthor and Opt-out of gape-or-grope on November 24 and Disrupting the game as such
Valium or Sex: How do you like your science promotion
The Many Lives of Smilodon
How Not to Write an Essay on Oil, With Guidance from the New York Times
The Problem of the Humanities
Why Do Moms Kill Their Kids?
Why Are Coyotes Running Loose in Chicago?
Elegant defense of the humanities by noted structural biologist
Disturbing climate change headlines
The Fate of the Purple Spotted Editor: Evolve or Die
Turkey Day Science: What Do Gobblers Gobble?
My TSA Anti-Rant
The Attention Deficit: Plenty of Content, Yet an Absence of Interest
Fat but fit? Big gray area confounds scientists
It’s not the size of the boat (or barnacle), but it’s the motion in the ocean (literally)
The fear, Fear, and FEAR of Science
On Understanding Evolution: You are a Mutant
Science administration *is* science!