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Stories by Jason G. Goldman

Further Sugary Carbonated Thoughts

Dudes, I don’t even drink soda. Of any kind. Ever. Seriously, though, I’m saddened by the loss of several of my sciblings. Many of them are individuals who I consider role models, and look up to...

July 7, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

A Pepsi Blog? Initial Thoughts

If you’ve been around Scienceblogs today, or on Twitter, you may have noticed that there appears to be a new blog around these parts.

July 6, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

BlogCast: Random Ramblings of Grad School

A handful of random musings on life as a grad student, spanning two countries, three states, and six or seven timezones, lasting about half an hour.

July 6, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Porn for Pandas!

“The males often prefer eating to mating.” Apparently, giant panda dudes (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in captivity would rather sit around and munch on bamboo than get it on with the females...

July 5, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Monday Pets, Blogrollin’ Style

I am quite full from the last minute Fourth of July dinner that my brother and I threw together – featuring grilled chicken-apple sausages, roasted pork tenderloin with lemon-pepper dry rub, and chocolate peanut butter cookies...

July 5, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Happy Fourth!

Every celebration deserves some muppets.

July 4, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

The Magical De-Cloaking Post of 2010

Looks like Drugmonkey has re-instated the who are you and why are you looking at me meme. Having only participated as a reader of Scienceblogs the last few years, I’m excited to be on the other side of the table this time...

July 2, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Extra, Extra

There was so much good stuff this past week or two. Here’s a round-up: Dave Munger’s column in Seed Magazine, regarding self-report data, features the blogcast I did with Travis a few weeks ago...

July 2, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

The LOLzombies of ScienceBlogs

Upon waking up this morning, my sciblings and I discovered that many of us had become zombies. What else could I do but capitalize on an internet meme, in between snacking on brains and flesh?...

July 1, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Zombies Ate My Brain! (and other tales)

Imagine with me, for a moment, that the zombie invasion has begun. You try to escape, but the zombies are just too much to handle. You can’t run fast enough.

July 1, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Ask a Scienceblogger: Sensation and Perception Basics

There are some great questions coming in to Ask a Scienceblogger! If you (or your kids?) have a question you want answered by a scienceblogger drop by Page 3.14 (the blog of the SB overlordz) and leave your question in the comments on this post...

June 30, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

What I’m Listening To

Sapri Li Ahuva (Tell me, beloved) by one of my fave Israeli singers, Dindin Aviv. For those who don’t understand Hebrew, here is a transliteration (courtesy hebrewsongs.com): Tell me beloved, with your beautiful eyes What does your heart desire?...

June 30, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Feeling Stupid Is Important!

One of my scientific heroes, Richard Feynman, explains confusion and stupidity: Albert Einstein said: “If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called Research.” If you’re going to be doing research, you better be comfortable with feeling stupid...

June 29, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

OK Go Meets Animal

The science-loving band OK Go (whose newest video messes with time perception) has another hilarious video out there. Not a music video, mind you.

June 28, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Monday Pets: Cold Blooded Cognition

She: “What are you writing about?” Me: “Cognition in cold-blooded animals.” She: “Hot.” Most people who study cognition focus on mammals or birds.

June 28, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Baby Mountain Lions!

Figure 1: Mountain lion kitten. From my good friends at LAist: Since 2002, biologists having been tracking and studying the movements of mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains, Simi Hills and Santa Susana Mountains to better understand how they live surrounded by development...

June 27, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

What I’m Listening To

Drove down PCH with a friend on Friday night blasting this song just as the moon was rising above the horizon. Fantastic. Alejandro – Lady Gaga

June 27, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman
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