Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

Physics of High Jump – Fosbury Flops Invade London

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Psychiatry’s legitimacy crisis – Salon.com

Psychiatry’s legitimacy crisis – Salon.com.

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Quote of the day – Salon.com

Quote of the day – Salon.com.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Here’s the fastest 100-meter dash run by any living mammal (I’m not sure, though, whether some aquatic creatures might not beat that, and falcons, of course, can dive at 200 mph+). National Geographic…

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BreaktheChains.info: The Bruce Seidel* Red Star Retirement Fund donates to Marilyn Buck

BreaktheChains.info: The Bruce Seidel* Red Star Retirement Fund donates to Marilyn Buck.

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Heat Exhaustion in a Texas Prison – NYTimes.com

Heat Exhaustion in a Texas Prison – NYTimes.com.

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compilation senseless destruction in Super Slow Motion – 10.000 fps

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Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others | Informed Comment

Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others | Informed Comment.

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Meet Some Right-Wing Attack Groups | ThinkProgress

Meet Some Right-Wing Attack Groups | ThinkProgress.

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Herbie Hancock Cantalope Island

Herbie Hancock Cantalope Island.

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Abby and Brittany, A Reality Show That Follows the Conjoined Hensel Twins Post-College

Abby and Brittany, A Reality Show That Follows the Conjoined Hensel Twins Post-College.

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Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World

Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World.

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Larry Lerner, “Minister and Rabbi in Car Crash”

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful » Blog Archive » Rattlesnake Roundups: Blatant Animal Cruelty

Endless Forms Most Beautiful » Blog Archive » Rattlesnake Roundups: Blatant Animal Cruelty.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
I don’t think I’ve ever heard Richard talk publicly about my favorite group of animals—Drosophila, of course—but this newly posted  three-minute clip, about the Hawaiian Drosophila, is music to my ears. YouTube describes…

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Superinsects Are Thriving in This Summer’s Drought | Mother Jones

Superinsects Are Thriving in This Summer’s Drought | Mother Jones.

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Three of a Kind « Now I Know Archives

Three of a Kind « Now I Know Archives.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
I’m from Missouri (show me!), and so am especially disturbed at the latest doings in my natal state.  On Tuesday, by a 5-1 margin, voters approved a “right to pray” amendment to the…

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3D-Printed “Magic Arms”

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US Supreme Court Allows Texas to Execute Low-IQ Inmate Marvin Wilson | Common Dreams

US Supreme Court Allows Texas to Execute Low-IQ Inmate Marvin Wilson | Common Dreams.

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Business Insider-Adelson

Business Insider.

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