Daily Archives: July 26, 2013

Israel’s Newly Multi-Cultural Army Stirs Controversy: Ultra-Orthodox Jews & Palestinian-Israeli Christians (Goldman) | Informed Comment

Israel’s Newly Multi-Cultural Army Stirs Controversy: Ultra-Orthodox Jews & Palestinian-Israeli Christians (Goldman) | Informed Comment.

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Top Ten Things Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner has said that are worse than Sexting | Informed Comment

Top Ten Things Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner has said that are worse than Sexting | Informed Comment.

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Tunisia Plunged into Crisis by Second Political Assassination | Informed Comment

Tunisia Plunged into Crisis by Second Political Assassination | Informed Comment.

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Alaska’s boreal forests burning more with climate change – latimes.com

Alaska’s boreal forests burning more with climate change – latimes.com.

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Memories can’t always be trusted, neuroscience experiment shows – latimes.com

Memories can’t always be trusted, neuroscience experiment shows – latimes.com.

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Wake up! Sandhill cranes calling

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Reader Stephen Barnard, who lives in a wildlife paradise in Idaho, sent not only a nice picture of two sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis), but also a video of the same birds duetting. He…

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Hanging in there

Originally posted on The Smaller Majority:
A male of the common scorpionfly (Panorpa acuta) from Estabrook Woods, MA; notice the scorpion-like tip of the abdomen. Things have been keeping me away from updating the blog, but I finally found a…

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Ohio Plans Unspeakably Cruel Appeal Of Dying Man’s Last Wish | ThinkProgress

Ohio Plans Unspeakably Cruel Appeal Of Dying Man’s Last Wish | ThinkProgress.

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My crumbling beliefs

Originally posted on The Smaller Majority:
A poison arrow frog (Oophaga pumilio) next to a timber fly (Pantophthalmus sp.) on a palm leaf at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. I always assumed that there existed at least a few…

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