Archives for August 2012

David Rakoff In “This American Life: The Invisible Made Visible”

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Great New Resource – Understanding Evolution For Teachers

Click through to check it out:Understanding Evolution is a non-commercial, education website, teaching the science and history of evolutionary biology. This site is here to help you understand what evolution is, how it works, how it factors into your life, how research in evolutionary biology is performed, and how ideas in this area have changed over time. This site is a collaborative project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Edu … [Read more...]

What It’s Like Trying To Get Well Around Here

Thanks a lot, cats.Have a good weekend. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – The Art of Animation and Motion Graphics – Off Book PBS

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How Blog Content Trumps Blog Controversy (Richard Dawkins On Twitter And Minchin’s YouTube Lament)

I'm currently very unwell and I'm struggling to focus on typing this - but the only thing that came to my (admittedly rather medicated) mind when I politely questioned Richard Dawkins' claims on regards to blogs posting controversial content just in order to gain ad revenue was this song:Tim Minchin. The YouTube Lament.All my carefully measured metaphor, All my Flat 9 dominant seven chords All my shtick, my lyrical trickery All of those bows, all that applauseAll my … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – COPS: Skyrim

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Pre-Order The Global Atheist Convention 2012 – On DVD!

Apparently this DOES feature international shipping, so order today!This beautiful 4 disc set with 700 minutes of footage from the 2012 Global Atheist Convention is now available to pre-order. … [Read more...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Atheist Or Agnostic?

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Little Kitten – Avengers’ Gag Reel

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ECU – Atheist Club Gathering This Thursday At Joondalup Campus

From the Edith Cowan University Atheist Society page: Reminder! This Thursday at Joondalup campus in the ECU Library! Here's what the meeting place looks like - second floor, room is called G6. The meeting is this Thursday, 23rd August 10:30am - 12pm, so if you can't be there at the start, please come along when you can! For more details, here's the ECU Atheist Society page and here's the Freethought University Alliance website. … [Read more...]

I’m Not An A+ (I’m Usually Quite Happy Being O+ Most Days)

Today was a good day and it's been of those days that had me sitting down in the ECU library, looking out at the rain and trying to figure out what exactly I want to do with my life.I had an interview today (yes, I know - here I am blogging about what I do and I wanted to take a break from blogging...) that really gave me some food for thought and I guess I'm at a bit of a loss as to if (and it's a huge if) something does happen as a result of that interview - do I want to make that … [Read more...]