All This Radio Is Cutting Into My Podcasting Time…

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...let alone blogging. Anyway, I have a few days free now to focus on my podcasting, an article I have due before the end of the month, and some graphic art assignments, so here's an update: Two radio stations. One independent nationwide current affairs broadcasting network. All of them have now used my audio! Here's what went to air today, a segment called "Science Sorbet", for Twin Cities FM. It's about 14:15min or so, to fill in a 15 minute slot I've been given this week on "Movers and … [Read more...]

Swimming Your Way – New Children’s Paleofiction – Plesiosaur Peril!

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I got a great email this morning, which brightened up the day. My niece is the owner of the first two in the series and I'll be getting her a copy of the third: I'm excited to announce that my brand new children's paleofiction storybook Plesiosaur Peril is hitting stores now (official release, March 1, … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Olivia Wilde: State of Female Justice

Here, actress Olivia Wilde joins the State of Female Justice panel to discuss the responsibilities of celebrities towards advancing social justice and the portrayals of women in the media. … [Read more...]

Honey Badgers – Masters Of Mayhem (From YouTube Honeybadgers To Mainstream TV)

When I was at the last Australian Science Communicators conference (#ASC14), I really enjoyed checking out what are some of the new documentaries and videos (and the growth of new online providers of science, via YouTube, such as Veritasium, et al) - but I didn't see this one. From YouTube to TV. Honeybadger don't give a #$&^#$ by Randall? Now on PBS! PBS' Nature: http://full.sc/1dEfylb Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem airs Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 8pm on PBS. What would … [Read more...]

Rbutr! Now Available in Firefox And iFrame For All Your Fact-Finding Needs!

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You may have noticed the boost Rbutr got in the most recent eSkeptic.com mailout - so I got in touch with the Rbutr team to learn more! We are now available in a Firefox Addon, and we have an iFrame which can be called up on any webpage in any platform (mobile, Internet explorer, whatever) by adding rbutr.com/ to the beginning of any URL. This URL (for example) can also be shared easily, and doing so doesn't confer social media or SEO benefit to the original content (Like … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – How Wolves Change Rivers

A while back, when I was in Berlin, some of the people I met tried talking to me about the importance of wolves to the European wildlife, and I knew a little about what they meant. I had taught the novel "Wolf" by Gillian Cross, in conjunction with a movie "Never Cry Wolf", and many of my students sought out their own novels with "Wolf" in the title and did book reviews. In short, I enjoyed this video: … [Read more...]

Ellen Page Joins HRCF’s Time to Thrive Conference

On Friday, February 14, actress Ellen Page speaks about the brave decision to live openly and authentically. Read the transcript over here on the HRC.org site. … [Read more...]

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Happy Valentine's Day, everyone. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Darwin Day

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Little Kitten – The Gap (Ira Glass)

THE GAP by Ira Glass from frohlocke on Vimeo. … [Read more...]