Richard Dansky » Seven Questions You Should Never Ask a Writer (And My Answers). This article applies to webcomics authors, too.
Enceladus is erupting! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. Click through if you want to see some astonishing and gorgeous views of Enceladus (a moon of Saturn) in all its geyser-erupting glory!
You can’t resolve away climate change | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. As usual, Phil nails it right on the head.
Talkback: Vegan Kibble | HumaneWatch. This is an important article to read if you’ve ever considered feeding vegan dog food to your pet.
Regarding those 11 Million HSUS “Supporters” … | HumaneWatch. The HSUS has a long history of lies and deceit. This includes their self-reported figures for their membership and supporters.
Get This: Warming Planet Can Mean More Snow : NPR. For those of you who are disbelievers of global warming, take a moment to read this article. Despite what you may think, there is actual science that goes into this.
Purdue Newsroom — Protein study shows evolutionary link between plants, humans. This is wicked-cool science – a link between plants and humans that could prove significantly useful in cancer research. So bizarre, yet so awesome at the same time!
Jedi Flash Mob Liberates Mall From The (British) Empire – Star Wars – io9. Flash mobs can be a heckuvalot of fun, if they’re done safe and responsible. Dozens of Jedi descending on a mall for five minutes of mayhem looks like a laugh-riot.
Science-Based Medicine » Study shows antidepressants useless for mild to moderate depression? Not exactly. This is an excellent article on what happens when scientists report their findings irresponsibly, particularly when the study in question is poorly designed from the outset. When the desire for notoriety outweighs good scientific method and design, science and progress suffer.