Now that I’m back from Texas (sister-in-law’s wedding)…
… let’s see what I’ve missed. Here are some links:
For the next edition of The Giant’s Shoulders, get your entries in by October 15th!
Homologous Legs: This Week in Intelligent Design – 12/10/10
Point of Inquiry (podcast): PZ Myers, Jennifer Michael Hecht, and Chris Mooney – New Atheism or Accommodation?
USA Today/Jerry Coyne: Science and religion aren’t friends
Bad Astronomy: Creationists still can’t seem to evolve
Speaking of creationists, Comfort clowns passed out copies of the faux-Origin inn Texas at a Dawkins lecture. They posted some photos online, take a look at this one. The book now has “As seen on CNN” on the cover:
Please be patient, I am evolving as fast as I can!: Damed by their own words
Playing Chess with Pigeons: The Rush to ignorance tour continues
Laelaps: When Pseudo-Crocs Walked Tall
So Simple a Beginning: 150 years of Darwin, from UCI Libraries
From the Hands of Quacks: Mind & Body: The Philosopher’s Body as a Subject
Did you know that Noah himself went out to catch birds? From a church in Texas on my trip:
NYT/Natalie Angier: Moonlighting as a Conjurer of Chemicals
Ether Wave Propaganda: Is There a Conflict of Interest between STS and History of Science?
History of Science Centre’s blog: The Forgotten
Whewell’s Ghost/Evolving Thoughts: The historical way to do science
@beckyfh: Chronometer from HMS Beagle (91st object in British Museum’s History of the World in 100 Objects) info/podcast
PACHSmörgåsbord: Popular History of Science for the American G.I.
The Species Seekers: This is the Great Age of Discovery
Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Great minds gloomy about humans’ future
Why Evolution Is True: The Hall of Human Origins at the National Museum of Natural History (more about the funder of this exhibit and religion and other thoughts here, here, here, and here. PZ chimes in here and here.)
Periodic Tabloid: Making Connections: “The Big Picture” and the History of Science
Quodlibeta: Doubting Darwin’s Doubt
Times Archive Blog (from 2009): Did Charles Darwin stick pins into babies?