Character: Doc Scurlock
Character: Doc Scurlock
Hello and welcome to all five players. I've got all of your email addresses and so if you need to tell me anything out of character or in character but not to the rest of the group, feel free to do so.
Via NPR from yesterday, The 'Nasty Effect': How Comments Color Comprehension, about this article published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Virginia's George Mason University worked with a science writer to construct a balanced news story on the…
NPR's Tania Lombrozo discusses some recent philosophical work on child-bearing that, to put it simply, says that people don't have rational decisions to have children, because such a thing can not be a rational decision.
As a person interested in preserving modern biodiversity, I am pro-zoo, but I also recognize that a lot of people who are also interested in the same thing are anti-zoo. I think this recent PLoS blog editorial does a good job of defending the pro-zoo side, but, I'm biased like that. See whatcha all think.
Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, founded by John Hagee's son, Matthew Hagee, will have the grand opening of its new Noah's Ark-inspired building this Saturday.
Truly an amazing spectacle.
I don't know if this is going to go extinct soon, but if it does...
I approve of this article because it contains commentators who didn't bother reading the science and immediately call it all into question.
National Center for Science Education has a preview piece from Peter Ward's next book about melting the ice caps that has some science fictional scenes in it.
Because Kotaku advertised a low price for it, I bought DayZ last weekend and ended up playing it on Monday and Tuesday nights with a friend. So far, it's fun when it works. But when it doesn't work, holy crap is it awful. Like most multiplayer games, what makes the difference is the people playing it. In short, I want…
Chameleons have a lot in common with James Bond.
A possible thing coming to labs near you: CT scanning of soft tissue.
I'm not too sure how many of these are actual goat screams, but, let's just pretend that this is all real and disturbing.
So I'm listening to A Storm of Swords, and, what's happening right now was pretty obviously telegraphed earlier this chapter. But I had my doubts that it would be awesome.
True Facts about the Tarsier.