I'm arse-kickingly busy, what with the research, preparing for trip, and taking trip, so no pithy sentences this week, I'm afraid. Titles will have to do. Didn't want to deprive you of your premium linkage!
IndieObserver.com: Before and After Terrorist IDed: Fox News Commenters Weigh In on Norway
Balloon Juice: Give me all your liberal policies or I will kill you
Think Progress: Pat Buchanan: Norwegian Right-Wing Terrorist ‘Breivik May Be Right’ and Norway Terrorist Anders Breivik Purchased High-Capacity Gun Clips From The United States
CNN Belief Blog: My Take: Norway attacks show why you can't #blamethemuslims
Opinionator: Homegrown Hurt
Bug Girl's Blog: Why Google+ hates women
Thomas Monopoly: Dear Google
Pulp Tech: Google Plus Deleting Accounts En Masse: No Clear Answers
Techi: The Google+ honeymoon is over
Mike Cane's xBlog: The Google+ Real Name Policy Is Wrong
Punctuated Equilibrium: Google's gormless "no pseudonym" policy and Google+ and pseudonymity: An open letter to Google
Adventures in Science and Ethics: Pseudonymity and ethics (with a few more thoughts on Google+).
Liminal States: Why it Matters: Google+ and Diversity
Infotropism: Preliminary results of my survey of suspended Google+ accounts
TekFrenzy: Google Plan To Address The Issue Of Pseudonymity In Future
Caterina.net: Anonymity and Pseudonyms in Social Software
Bad Astronomy: Atlantis, one last time in the Sun and The fiery descent of Atlantis… seen from space!
NewsObserver: UNC research uncovers new DNA building blocks
Neuroskeptic: New Antidepressant - Old Tricks
Andy Ellington's Blog: On idiocy
The Scientist: The Beginning of the End for Bananas?
The Primate Diaries: Stressing Motherhood: How Biology and Social Inequality Foster Maternal Infanticide
Assignment: Impossible: From The Writer’s Desk: New Questions, New Frontiers
Respectful Insolence: Consumer Reports and credulity towards alternative medicine
Science Not Fiction: Captain America Gets Enhancement Right
Glacial Till: Meteorite Monday: Basic chondrite classification
Boston.com: A whiff of history
Slate: L'Eau Pour Chien
Superbug: Is Polio Eradication Slipping Out of Reach?
Educated Erosion: Five Reasons Geology Rocks
I Can Haz Cheezburger: Chemistry Cat: Science and Puns, Together at Last!
NASA Lunar Science Institute: Unique volcanic complex discovered on Moon’s far side
The Artful Amoeba: Lichens vs. the Almighty Prion
Life, Unbounded: When Worlds…Perturb
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Is the parasite Toxoplasma gondii linked to brain cancer? and Insert Tongue Here – flower arrows guide fly tongues
Speaking of Research: The Value of Animals in Pre-Clinical Trials
Mind Hacks: Diagnostic dilemma, innit bruv
Discover: A Body Fit for a Freaky-Big Brain
Medialand: “Majestically Scientific” Federal Study On BPA Has Stunning Findings: So Why Is The Media Ignoring It? (via )
CMBR: Holy schist! That’s a lot of Earth science
Boundary Vision: Science Education and Changing People’s Minds Part 2: Writing to convince
Media Matters: If You Wish To Make Up Facts From Scratch...
From the Lab Bench: Super-Hero Experiment #2: The Waggle Dance
Superbug: Attack of the Deadly Slime: Farm Effluent Ruins French Beaches
The Green Apple Core: Drunk on books
Weather Underground: Heat Waves (4) A Climate Case Study
Reading the Washington Landscape: Antecedent Yakima River and Geology Prank at Amboy Crater - Repost
Anne R. Allen's Blog: Indie, Big Six, or Small Press Publishing: Why Not Try All Three?
Red Room: Our Publishing Nightmare-An Author's Lesson(s)
Adventures in Space: After The Call: Don't Ignore Your Gut
Publishing Perspectives: The Hybrid Writer: Balancing Traditional and Self-publishing
WordPress: How to Get More Traffic
Terrible Minds: Turning Writers Into Motherfucking Rock Stars
Religion and Atheism
***Dave Does the Blog: Bryan Fischer is a Dolt (Folks Who Hate My Hate are Haters Edition)
Choice in Dying: What is the Church for?
ABC News: Church says sorry over forced adoptions
The Irish Times: Why is Vatican so miffed at reaction to Cloyne report?
Rock Beyond Belief: My ‘Atheist / Flying Spaghetti Monster’ military dog tags
Lousy Canuck: The Problem with Privilege (or: cheap shots, epithets and baseless accusations for everyone!) and The Problem with Privilege: some correct assertions, with caveats
Minnesota Skeptics: Nice Cans?! FFS, Really?
Sociological Images: Reception of Rape Victims: Silsbee, TX Edition
Lifehacker: Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)
Comment is Free: Richard Dawkins, check the evidence on the 'chilly climate' for women
Butterflies and Wheels: Claiming to speak for
The Hathor Legacy: On rejecting men and rape culture
Mother Jones: The Teen Suicide Epidemic in Michele Bachmann's District
The Conscience of a Liberal: The Cult That Is Destroying America
The Atlantic: Washington Isn't Broken, the Republican Party Is
UN Dispatch: House Votes to Eliminate Funding for UNFPA
ThinkProgress: GOP Congressman: If We Take The Senate And White House In 2012, The EPA Will Be ‘Discontinued’
Natural Resources: Ten Least Wanted Provisions Of The Interior And Environment Appropriations Bill
Society and Culture
Hugo Schwyzer: “Because it feels good”: the starting point for talking to kids about sex
Inside Higher Ed: Who Is Punished for Plagiarism?
Furious Purpose: The dire real-life effects of homophobia
The Guardian: Russell Brand on Amy Winehouse: 'We have lost a beautiful, talented woman'
WWdN: In Exile: if you cut me, i will bleed
Murphy's Law: The true story of how I shot a cop and went to jail (and something about a dildo)
Guardian: Jailed in Singapore for writing a book they didn't like
Danger Room: FBI ‘Islam 101′ Guide Depicted Muslims as 7th-Century Simpletons
Skepchick: Skepticism and Disability by Chris “Gonz Blinko” Hofstader
01 August, 2011
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Thanks for the shout-out for my blog and the guest post from Kim Wright. It's always so odd to see which mentions get Google alert's attention. Sometimes Google ignores me for weeks or even months. Then they find a mention of my name on a Croatian site or somebody named Anne marries somebody named Allen and they alert me. It's a funny world.
But I'm glad it led me to your blog. Lots of excellent links here.
Thanks for the shout-out as well. It's not the first time I've waxed lyrical about Fischer being a dolt, and it most certainly won't be the last.
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