Category Archive: Science

Feb 24

Non-Fiction Friday: How the Mind Works

It’s my turn to give a brief book review. I will be talking about How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker. I am a Pinker fan and I had a few of his books to choose from for this review. The first of his books I read was The Language Instinct. I was so impressed …

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Feb 19

Orconectes longidigitus? Barbicambarus simmonsi?

    I’m no crayfish expert.                 Maybe you can help me identify him.                 Large male is approximately 5 to 5.5 inches long.             Photos were taken in Cumberland county TN in June of 2005. …

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Feb 18

Boredom, prejudice, and changing minds

My job is boring. This will come as no surprise to most people. I have it on good authority that this is a common, perhaps even global, phenomenon. My day is essentially nine hours of mindless labor punctuated by brief periods of intense thought. Unfortunately the thinking parts, the parts where I solve a problem …

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Feb 18

Strolling Through the ‘Mart

I happened upon this product yesterday at Walmart. Spot the problem? How the fuck the can a hormone be hormone free? Surprisingly they have an ingredients list. Woo peddlers get away with far more than the FDA should allow them too. Try not to injure your self when your head makes contact with your keyboard. …

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Feb 16

Confession

Today at work I was thinking about something and I thought I would like to share. It is something I have been tossing around in my brain for a couple of weeks. Before I get into it, which will probably be tomorrow, I would like to get one thing out of the way. I know …

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