Press release from NASA regarding Spirit, which has been stuck in the sand …
So it came to pass that Amanda seemed to be somewhat ill …. nausea, tired for no reason, that sort of thing. About the same time both of us started to rearrange the furniture a lot and we were both gathering small sticks and pieces of moss and putting them in the bottom of the closet. Then the local dogs and cats started to act strangely when we would come in and out of the house. Eventually, we decided to go to the doctor and see what was going on.
And it turns out…
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I have an important announcement to make. I am going to make this announcement on facebook first, so if you are my facebook friend already go have a look.
Scientific American names the 10 most important leaders in science and technology
… a press release from the National Center for Science Education
OAKLAND, CA May 18, 2009
Barack Obama and Bill Gates are in good company. The NCSE’s Dr. Eugenie C. Scott joins Obama and Gates as members of the Scientific American 10 honor roll. This honor roll pays tribute to the ten people in the last year who have “demonstrated exceptional leadership and accomplishment in guaranteeing that future technologies will be applied to the benefit of humanity”.
Every place is different, and some places are more different than others.
… So we’re channel surfing and working at the same time … Amanda is working on her Transitive Phosphorescent Anisotopy or whatever the heck it is she’s working on, and I’m messing around with making networks work, and Super Nanny comes on. They’re in Boston and they’re bowling, and Amanda looks up and goes “What the f*ck kind of bowling is that?”