The AIR is now available on line as an open access journal. This paragon of scientific publishing has been central in shaping our view of the world for a long time, and it is now finally available to all to enjoy, lean from, and …. Continue reading New Open Access Journal
… Or so intoned the Janesville, Wisconsin student during show and tell just before he started ripping his Bible to shreds.
The school responded to this as a “safety matter.”
Continue reading I’m going to do something that your stupid, little minds aren’t going to be able to comprehend
Possibly even exceeding Ron Paul in his moronosity. Most recently, he has shown himself clueless in matters of foreign policy.
People who questioned my view of foreign policy probably need go back and read the speech that I delivered back in Washington in September. …[where I talk about] those eastern borders near Afghanistan to be able go after the terrorists….
Well, actually, you are supposed to try this at home. I was wondering what I was going to do with that extra 150 ohm resister I had laying around…
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You may get bored half way through and turn it off. Don’t turn it off.
How to convert a YouTube or Google streaming video into a file that you can put in your pocket and carry around with you.
The Problem: Streaming Video is not enough.
Do you need to save a Youtube or Google video into a file? I’m not sure about the legality or practicality of doing this, so anything you read here could break your computer or get you arrested, that’s up to you.
I know I do this some times for a very good reason. My wife is a school teacher, and schools are run by reality-blind bureaucrats who come up with things like “zero tolerance” policies … so of course, most schools seem to have blocking of almost all useful Internet content, especially and including Google Videos and Youtube. So, if Amanda wants to show some useful video to her students, she can’t. The bureaucrats are happy, the students are uneducated. Whatever.
Cool! A Wii! A Wii is a great way to deal with the problem of TV being a bad influence. Instead of sitting around watching TV, you INTERACT with your TV in a physically demanding way! It is actually GOOD for you! Watch!Ooops. The down side is that you can only do this once. Once Per TV.
Beethoven Home court advantage matters when it comes to food and reproduction. So, where does a big male ape sit? Wherever he wants to……. and if you are an adult male chimp, this means in the same part of the forest that you used to hang out with mom, when you were still more or less attached to her metaphorical apron strings. Continue reading Male Chimps Hang In Familiar Home Range
The Texas Newspaper Star-Telegram has published a series of barely articulate rants regarding evolution (hat tip IIDB). Continue reading Texas Newspaper Favors Creationists
Yesterday, President Bush signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2007 (H.R. 2764) which, among else, mandates the repository of all NIH-funded research into PubMedCentral within at most 12 months after publication….
Alopochen aegyptiacus … note, this is Egyptian goose, not Egypt goose. But it is Canada
goos , not Canadian goose. Continue reading Egyptian Goose
fruit fly The FOXO factor and curing cancer; The Deep Sea is Doomed; Life in extreme environments; Bird Flu kills four-year old boy; Fruit fly sex; Continue reading Science News Tidbits