Time for your vegetables again — these are some of the highlights of my research journeys hither and yon in the great wasteland of cyberspace. Hope you enjoy!
I’ve taught about a dozen people to drive so far, and it’s not because I’m an adrenaline junkie or a glutton for punishment. It’s because, all things being equal, I prefer the company of people who are competent, empowered, and self-possessed, and there are few things in this world that … Continue reading
And, from the kitchen this weekend we have for you a lovely Link Salad, with leaves of history and science, garnished with a healthy dose of whimsy. But first, I begin with a special treat for my free-wheeling brewer friends. Beer has always been a problem in space — not … Continue reading
Are the New Atheists Bad for Science? By J. Daniel Sawyer In an article on Beliefnet this week, Michael Ruse argues that the â€œnew atheistsâ€ are a â€œbloody disaster.â€ He argues using a mixture of caricatures, complaints, and criticisms, so before I go into why I think the man is … Continue reading