What would be worse, Crows or Robots taking over the world?
… I usually become very nauseated or fall asleep.(If I was Woody Allen there would be a joke about sex right about here)Anyway, I’m with Bill…
Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts will endorse Senate colleague Barack Obama for president, party officials confirmed Sunday.The endorsement will be announced Monday in Washington, said the officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak for the record. An official close to the senator said the announcement will be made during an Obama campaign rally at American University, where he will be joined by Sen. Kennedy and his niece, Caroline Kennedy, who also has endorsed Obama.
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So there, ‘intelligent’ cdesign proponentists, eat your hearts out.
This is my reply to a post by Coturnix called The Hopeless Monster? Not so fast! Continue reading Monstrous Hope: Reply to Coturnix
“Eventually, I came up with a name for it. I called it ‘irreducible complexity'” Continue reading War on Science – intelligent design – Part 3
“Counterknowledge,” I would have thought, includes things like how a particular customer likes her eggs, or if another customer gets antsy if he does not get his refill right way. You know, like in a diner. Counter knowledge. But it turns out that Counterknowledge is stuff like creationism, creation science, Scientology, alternative medicine, and so on.
Continue reading So, it turns out it is called “Counterknowledge”
J.J. Abrams traces his love of the unseen mystery — the heart of Alias, Lost, and the upcoming Cloverfield — back to its own magical beginnings, which may or may not include an early obsession with magic, the love of a supportive grandfather, or his own unopened Mystery Box. Continue reading J.J. Abrams: The mystery box
You need:a pair of binocularsa pair of tweezersa bottlea corkan elephant call. Continue reading How to catch a herd of elephants
The loss of sight in cave dwelling species is widely known. We presume that since sight in utter darkness has no fitness value, the mutation of a gene critical to the development of the sense of sight is not selected against. Over time, any population living in darkness will eventually experience experience such mutations, and these mutations can reach fixation. Continue reading Hybrids of Blind Fish Can See