My old lecturer and masters advisor John Bigelow gives a lovely lecture on realism and the ideas of recently departed Barry Taylor. I strongly recommend watching this.
When are American Twitterers least happy? 2pm. [11Mb PDF]
The only scientist in the UK House of Commons is appalled at the lack of scientific literacy of his colleagues.
Don’t like jellyfish? Get used to them. Now that we have overfished their predators, they are becoming much more common.
A list of history of science blogs and Twitter feeds at Dispersal of Darwin.