Monthly Archives: November 2010

evolutionary inevitability and technological taxonomy

So I guess I’m taking requests now. I was directed to this short edition of Radiolab by a friend of mine. She told me to write a blog post about it. I’d refer you to her Livejournal, but it’s, you … Continue reading

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Pterosaur takeoffs

This is totally awesome. Also props to them for using Ceradactyl as an example though from what I understand we don’t actually have anything other than an incomplete skull for that one (though my pterosaur book is 20 years out of … Continue reading

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bones in the brain

So it’s been a week. I’ve been pretty busy trying to get a thesis proposal done and I have lots of ideas for blog posts but little time to actually read a few papers and write something. This is why … Continue reading

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TV, The Who, Nerdery

The few hours between getting home from middle and high school and my mom coming home from work were almost always the happiest of my day. It’s not that I hated school or my mom – on the contrary, both … Continue reading

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My evolutionary litmus test

Whenever I criticize a political candidate’s or other public figure’s lack of acceptance of evolution the refrain I often hear is, “Why does that matter? How does that impact their ability to make decisions regarding other issues that I actually … Continue reading

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