Month: October 2008

Sunday Science links

Image Source: National Geographic: Best Science Images of 2008 Announced (Honorable Mention, Photography: “Squid Suckers: The Little Monsters That Feed the Beast” by Jessica Schiffman) Ig Nobels The Annals of Improbable Research has just had its annual big night out:… Read More ›

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s outrageously cute baby otter is courtesy of Rover75 ! on Flickr. Check out the rest of the Banham Zoo set. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening… Read More ›

Debate watch: Biden/Palin

Later this morning I’m heading to Amanda‘s for a wonkfest (it’s sad to hoot and make moose-calls at the screen on one’s own). Like many of you, I suspect, the peculiar interview moments of the last few weeks have left… Read More ›

Women on the front line

Guest Hoyden Mindy also blogs for ecelectic group blog For Battle! This issue is back in the news again, with the announcement that the DSTO is looking at the combat roles available in the army, previously denied to women on… Read More ›