We want to send out our best wishes for comfort, success, and a speedy recovery to Boing Boing co-editor Xeni Jardin as she takes a major step this morning in her journey through breast cancer.
Many thanks to the large, diverse group of folks who’ve referred this post via Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. The tips can be found by scrolling down but I’ve provided this initial background on why I
There is no “traditional” route to a career in science. Each of us has had unique experiences and struggles that we dealt with which shape who we are.
The past weekend saw about 457 science communicators of various venues, ages, and ethnicities gather together at the McKimmon Center of North Carolina State University for ScienceOnline2012. Many pixels have been and will be spilled
I had a Twitter exchange last night with ScienceOnline2012 co-organizer Karyn Traphagen about a great upcoming event at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC, the place where she works when not running
I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Canadian radio host Desiree Schell for her wildly-successful show, Skeptically Speaking. The episode on which yours truly appears can be accessed here. Launched in March 2009,
My wife sent this wonderful post to me, I’m Christian, unless you’re gay,” written by Dan Pearce at Single Dad Laughing. Despite the title, it’s neither for the religious or atheist – it’s for us
Stetson Kennedy, 94 – Florida folklorist, Klan-buster, and all-around thorn in the side of the rich and the racist
On Saturday morning, a force as strong as this weekend’s hurricane left us for good. Stetson Kennedy, the folklorist and writer best known by my generation from Freakonomics and the Billy Bragg/Wilco adaptation of Woody
It was a sweltering Independence Day weekend a week ago here in the southern US and isn’t much different this week. But one thing that’s great about living here – besides air-conditioning and sweet tea
Note to new readers: Welcome to my flight attendant friends and all other crew members, gate agents and your loved ones. One or more of you were very kind to put up a link to