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    Nerds and Words: Week 36

    Nerds and Words: Week 36

    I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.

    September 8, 2013 — Kyle Hill
    An Excellent Point About Uniformitarianism

    An Excellent Point About Uniformitarianism

    During costume-making madness, I've been listening to a lot of lectures. Might as well improve your mind whilst preparing for Halloween, eh?One of the lectures I've listened to is Dr.

    October 31, 2012 — Dana Hunter
    Open Laboratory 2013 the complete list of entries!

    Open Laboratory 2013 the complete list of entries!

    Open Laboratory 2013 – the complete list of entries!We just closed the submission form for the 2013 edition. Thank you all who submitted the posts.Below are all the blog posts submitted over the past year.

    October 2, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
    Open Laboratory 2013 last call for submissions!

    Open Laboratory 2013 last call for submissions!

    Deadline is here, just three days away! We are closing the submissions on Monday, October 1st at 11:59pm EDT!The submission form for the 2013 edition of Open Lab is here.

    September 28, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
    Open Laboratory 2013 submissions so far

    Open Laboratory 2013 submissions so far

    The Big Deadline is looming! We are closing the submissions on October 1st at 11:59pm EDT - just a week from now!The submission form for the 2013 edition of Open Lab is here.

    September 24, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

    This Year, Give Them Brains

    Each year we poll scientists and educators on ideas for books, puzzles and toys that foster inquiry. This season's picks range from a top that never stops spinning to a build-it-yourself skull.

    December 1, 2011 — Anna Kuchment
    Darwin in Battle of Wits against Unarmed Man

    Darwin in Battle of Wits against Unarmed Man

    Anti-evolutionist Ray Comfort will be distributing copies of the Origin of Species with a new introduction that misrepresents, misunderstands and distorts Darwin's ideas and legacy. Steve Mirsky comments

    November 17, 2009
    The Truth about Cats and Dogs

    The Truth about Cats and Dogs

    Scientific American magazine Editor in Chief John Rennie talks about the contents of the June issue, including articles on the evolution of cats and the physiology of sled dogs. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news

    May 29, 2009 — Steve Mirsky
    From Dark Energy to Lone Star Lunacy

    From Dark Energy to Lone Star Lunacy

    Scientific American magazine Editor in Chief John Rennie talks about articles in the April issue, covering dark energy, bee colony collapse and post-traumatic stress. And Eugenie Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education, discusses anti-evolution-education efforts by the Texas School Board. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites related to this episode include www.ncseweb.org; www.youtube.com/NatCen4ScienceEd

    April 2, 2009 — Steve Mirsky
    "eugenie scott"

    Think Outside the Gift Box